• WILL RAJAPAKSA’S RETURN DO GOOD FOR SRI LANKA?0

    N.S. Venkataraman      16/2/2018 The decisive victory of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the local government polls in Sri Lanka on 10th February has caused considerable surprise to the political observers around the world. Rajapaksa’s party, Sri Lanka People’s Front, won in 239 out of the 341 councils pushing his rivals far behind. This

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  • Expanding regional rivalries: Saudi Arabia and Iran battle it out in Azerbaijan0

      By James M. Dorsey   16/2/2018 It’s the pot calling the kettle black. As Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of seeking to encircle it with its support for Houthi rebels in Yemen as well as Qatar, the kingdom and the Islamic republic are extending their bitter rivalry beyond the Middle East into the Caucasus. The two

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  • India’s Argumentative Battle in Kashmir0

    by Zaboor Ahmad      15/2/2018 Ever since 1947, India and Pakistan have laid claim to Kashmir and scholars continue to search and dilate the reasons for this intractable conflict between them. Apart from the argument of accession signed by the last Dogra Hindu king, Hari Singh with India; India has sought to keep the Kashmir

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  • Hypocriticism of Indian Media On Kashmir Issue1

    by Mir Suhail 15/2/2018 Nowadays, whenever we hear the word ‘debate’, our brains get accumulated with furious commotion. In Indian TV debates, no one listens to anyone; everyone speaks up simultaneously without listening to each other, without clear information and identification of what the problem is, how can there be any solution that is acceptable

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  • CAN INDIA PREVENT MALDIVES FROM GOING UNDER CHINA’S CONTROL?0

    by N.S.Venkataraman   15/2/2018 The present disturbed condition in the Maldives has made some people including opposition parties in the Maldives say that India’s military intervention is necessary. It is now becoming increasingly clear that Pakistan and its friend China think that war in one form or the other, in cold form or hot form, is desirable

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  • INDIAN AMBITION AND REGIONAL INSTABILITY0

    On 18 May 1974, Indira Gandhi gave the go-ahead for India’s first nuclear test at Pokhran in the Rajasthan desert. This explosion was labeled by the Indian government as a ‘Peaceful Nuclear Explosion’ (PNE). Following this path of nuclear development, Indian nuclear explosion affected the region the most as, later, it again conducted nuclear tests

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  • Sri Lanka: The New Regime and the Revolution0

    Le nouveau Régime et la Révolution by Prof.Asanga Abeyagoonasekera    13/2/2018 “The most perilous moment for a bad government is one when it seeks to mend its ways.” ― Alexis de Tocqueville, L’Ancien Régime et la Révolution (1856) At a meeting in Davos in 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping made a speech supporting the agenda

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