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  • China Resolute to Establish Geostrategic Foothold In A New Afghanistan0

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    • October 14, 2021

      Photo: King Mohammed Zahir Shah and the visiting Afghan delegation with Mao Zedong, Liu Shaoqi, Zhou Enlai and the Chinese leadership in Beijing on November 1, 1964. Wikimedia Commons.   Viewpoint by BM Jain     14 October 2021 The writer is a Professor of Political Science and the Editor-in-Chief of the Indian Journal of Asian

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  • About the First Islamic Bomb and Its Father0

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    • October 14, 2021

    www.indepthnews.net Image: The Islamic Bomb. Credit: The Conversation Viewpoint by Jonathan Power LUND, Sweden (IDN) — Whenever I introduced Munir Khan to a friend I would say light-heartedly “and this is the father of Pakistan’s nuclear bomb,” just to enjoy the pleasure of watching the reaction. Khan himself would give a self-deprecatory smile. As Hans

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  • Opinion: Remembering ‘Secular’ India’s Most Horrific Custodial Killing In Hashimpura0

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    • October 13, 2021

    By Aasif Mujtaba in Politics, Society 11th October, 2021 “I wish the dead could have eyes for once, they could look into the Indian State with tears and anger and say that irrespective of any political party at the government, you have been inherently Islamophobic.” It was the 22nd of May 1987, Ramzan and Friday, just like today,

  • Al Jazeera film on Bangladesh wins prestigious investigative award0

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    • October 13, 2021

    Award jury praised “All the Prime Minister’s Men” as providing “a unique insight into a state captured by organized crime and corruption”. Al Jazeera film on Bangladesh wins prestigious investigative award Netra News October 12, 2021 Al Jazeera Investigative Unit’s film, All the Prime Minister’s Men, first broadcast in February 2021, which exposed state corruption

  • Indian Engineer Who Developed Asia’s First Hybrid Flying Car Denied Credit Just Because He Is A Muslim0

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    • October 10, 2021

    Raheem Khan & Masihuzzama Ansari NEW DELHI–His name is Mohammad Furqan Shoaib… he innovated Asia’s first hybrid flying car. Yet Indian media ignored him because he is a Muslim. Vinata Aeromobility, a startup company, recently designed Asia’s first hybrid flying car. The man behind the innovation was none other than Mohammad Furqan Shoaib, the company’s

  • Is a Nuclear Submarine Really the Right Choice for Australia?0

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    • October 10, 2021

    Image courtesy Australian Ministry of DefencePublished Oct 6, 2021 11:08 PM by The Lowy Interpreter [By Hugh White] Are nuclear-powered submarines better – more cost-effective – for Australia’s operational needs than conventionally-powered ones? This is one of the many questions that deserve a bit more attention than they have received since Scott Morrison’s AUKUS coup. Let’s agree

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  • RSS chief Bhagwat bats for a unified, strong, well-informed society 0

      by Nava Jyoti Thakuria    16 October 2021 Guwahati: Advocating for a unified, strong and well-informed society with a national character, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Dr  Mohan Bhagwat commented that only then it can assert voices before the world communities. The RSS Sarsanghchalak also added that even to establish the truth and peace, often

  • Has America retreated (!) or redeployed tactically in Afghanistan?0

    American and Afghan National Army soldiers board a CH-47 Chinook helicopter following a key leader engagement Dec. 2, 2019, with senior Afghan government officials to discuss ongoing security efforts in southeastern Afghanistan. (Master Sgt. Alejandro Licea/Army) by M A Hossain   16 October 2021 World media is manifestly devastated having observed the US-created debacle in Afghanistan,

  • US military presence in the Middle East: The less the better0

    by James M. Dorsey      14 October 2021 It may not have been planned or coordinated but efforts by Middle Eastern states to dial down tensions serve as an example of what happens when big power interests coincide. It also provides evidence of the potentially positive fallout of a lower US profile in the

  • Hypersonic Weapons, Missile Defence and Strategic Stability in South Asia0

    By Amber Afreen Abid    14 October 2021 Pakistan’s nuclear weapon capability is calibrated through India’s development in the conventional and unconventional sectors. Pakistan maintains strategic stability in the region and maintains credible deterrent forces.  However, India’s burgeoning behavior in the region continuously pushes the region towards an arms race, by the introduction of new

  • Pakistan should not advocate the Taliban’s case0

      by Arwin Rahi    13 October 2021 Afghans have long suspected and accused Pakistan of sheltering and supporting the Taliban. Pakistan, however, has always denied these allegations. To what extent exactly Pakistan did or did not support the Taliban is beyond the scope of this writing, which focuses on the Pakistani government’s recent overt

  • Book review-India Against Itself: Assam and the Politics of Nationality0

      Author:            Sanjib Baruah  Publisher:  Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1999. ISBN-10:         081223491X    ISBN-13:         978-0812234916    Paperback $ 25.12   By Unmilan Kalita    13 October 2021 Politics, as a discipline, is marred with theoretical conceptions and critical approaches. Whereas politics as a practise, is conceptualised as a skill of the empirical realm and therefore, is perceived

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  • Biden Admin Official Held Meeting With the Leader of a Fascist Militia in India

    U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and U.S. Ambassador to India Atul Keshap (back right), deliver remarks to civil society organization representatives in a meeting room at the Leela Palace Hotel in New Delhi, India, on July 28, 2021.JONATHAN ERNST / POOL / AFP via Getty Images By Basav Sen, Foreign Policy in Focus Published

  • Dismantling Global Hindutva (DGH) Conference: A Game-Changer

      Dr Farah Naz 12 Sept, 2021    Strafasia Note: During the last three days, a conference on Dismantling Hindutva was organised globally. Some 48 Universities of North America and Europe sponsored this conference. Universities like Stanford, Chicago, Harvard, Princeton etc. were the sponsors. One of our colleges, Dr. Farah Naz attended the Conference online. She has

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