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  • Why Are Washington’s Clients Getting Cozy To Moscow?0

    October 6, 2017 Nauman Sadiq Turkey, which has the second largest army in NATO, has been cooperating with Russia in Syria against Washington’s interests since last year and has recently placed an order for the Russian-made S-400 missile system. Similarly, the Saudi King Salman, who is on a landmark state visit to Moscow, has signed

  • Netanyahu and Modi: “A Marriage Made in Heaven”0

    Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (r) greets his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, at a meeting with the Indian community at the Tel Aviv Convention Center, July 5, 2017. (GIL COHEN-MAGEN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES) Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, October 2017, pp. 52-53 Islam and the Near East in the Far East By John Gee NARENDRA MODI ARRIVED

  • Azeem Ibrahim discusses the Rohingya refugee emergency’s development – video0

    CGTN’s Mike Walter spoke with Azeem Ibrahim, a research professor at the U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute, about the development of the development of the Rohingya refugee emergency.    

  • Aung San Suu Kyi to be stripped of Freedom of Oxford0

    Aung San Suu Kyi on a previous visit to Oxford COUNCILLORS have recommended Aung San Suu Kyi is stripped of the Freedom of Oxford. Oxford City Council members unanimously voted to support a cross-party motion that said it is ‘no longer appropriate’ to celebrate the Nobel Peace Prize laureate after violence erupted across Myanmar in August. She is the

  • Burma: Military Massacres Dozens in Rohingya Village0

    by Human Rights Watch Soldiers Shot, Stabbed Men and Boys in Maung Nu, Rakhine State Smoke is seen on Myanmar’s side of border as an old Rohingya refugee woman is carried after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh, September 15, 2017.   ©2017 Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

  • Afghanistan: Damn, I don’t want Rahman to end up being killed0

    October 3, 2017 Dr Hakim 1st October 2017 Sultan, Ali’s brother, was killed in August 2016. Hussein, Bismillah’s uncle, was killed in April 2017. I don’t want Rahman, Inaam’s brother, to end up being killed. Rahman is now training to be a soldier. Both Sultan and Hussein were Afghan soldiers in their twenties. They joined the army

  • Effects of South Asia Strategy Already Being Felt, Mattis Tells Senate0

    By Jim GaramoneDoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2017 — The certainty engendered by President Donald J. Trump’s South Asia strategy already is paying dividends in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told the Senate Armed Services Committee today. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis testifies during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., Oct.

  • Is it the End of the Road for London’s Historic India Club?0

    By Edward Anderson The India Club has connections to many anti-colonial activists and was established by V.K. Krishna Menon, India’s first high commissioner to Britain. The interiors of India Club. Courtesy: India Club My introduction to Indian food came not by way of the luminous chicken tikka masala and ubiquitous lamb balti, loved across Britain despite

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  • India-Pakistan and Nuclear Deterrence equation in Region0

    by Asma Khalid Introduction of Nuclear weapon has transformed the global politics as well as the military power in an expensive way. The primary purpose of acquiring a nuclear weapon is to prevent wars among nuclear-capable adversaries through maintaining deterrence stability. The concept which has dominated the global politics is that war is not a

  • Boosting India-Japan Strategic Ties and its Implications0

    by Maimuna Ashraf Over the past few years, India made significant efforts to access larger nuclear sources and signed several strategic deals with states from the elite nuclear club and other developing states. In this ambit, recently the significant India-Japan civil nuclear agreement in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy came into force on July

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