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
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
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 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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
Critics of Modi government now have a field day with strong support from media particularly visual media, providing wide coverage to conflicting views and highly critical remarks against the Modi government’s policies and programmes. Slow down in Indian economy – Is it so? The GDP growth for one-quarter ( 3 months) of 5.7% is being
September 28, 2017We, a global coalition of 87 civil society organizations, urgently call upon UN member states to take immediate steps to address the human rights abuses and humanitarian catastrophe engulfing Myanmar’s ethnic Rohingya population. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein have described the Myanmar security