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  • PAKISTAN’S QUEST FOR NSG MEMBERSHIP AND ROLE OF CHINA0

    by Qur Tul Ain Hafeez    14/6/2018 Pakistan has been trying to acquire the membership of the 48 member Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) for the past several years. Its quest for the NSG membership is not only limited to gain parity with India but, to meet the growing energy demands also. The international community is

  • 28th NSG Plenary: National Interests or Non-proliferation Norms0

    By: Ahyousha Khan      14/6/2018 Another year has elapsed, and future of South Asian non-NPT states aspiring to become a member of Nuclear Suppliers Group is still hanging in the air. Now as 28th NSG plenary is approaching, the time has come to see whether the efforts made by India and Pakistan will be

  • Defending Kashmir: Book Review0

    “History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.” This remark made by Napoleon Bonaparte is quite right in the context of India-Pakistan wars. Both the countries since partition defend their respective versions of past and continue to do so until today. Numerous accounts have been written on Kashmir war

  • Whither the Kurds?0

    This story was originally published in Europa Ethnica, Vol. ½, 2018 By James M. Dorsey Palestinians have long been known for a history of missing opportunities. By contrast, Kurds spread across several Middle Eastern nations appeared to have a keener understanding of geopolitics and were seemingly willing to embrace the art of the possible. All

  • Book review: Left, Right and Centre: The Idea of India0

    by Aejaz Ahmad Wani      11/6/2018 There has been much fuss about nationalism in India in the past few years. Catchphrases such as national/anti-national, anti-Hindu, anti-State, Sickularity, and intolerance have kept coming up in public sphere. This is nothing but a contestation on the Idea of India, whether the idea of India is reducible

  •  India-Pakistan Relations and Spy Movies: A Socio-Strategic Analysis 0

        Abstract Films offer a chance to study and develop an understanding on a particular subject. A huge team of specialists works together for months to produce a good feature film. There is a tradition of adaptation of literary stories or novels into films in Bollywood like other film industries of the world. In this

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  • The Rohingyas – Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide, book review

    The scale and nature of the violence unleashed by the Myanmar authorities against the Rohingya have prompted a top United Nations official to describe the operation as a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing.” Human Rights Watch has concurred, and Amnesty International has called for an investigation into these criminal acts. The violence, underpinned by the

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