For the US, it makes more sense to allow India to continue developing Chabahar port than for China to ‘hijack’ yet another strategically important port By Kambaiz Rafi November 12, 2018 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends the inauguration of Chabahar port on December 3, 2017. Photo: Iranian Presidency / AFP A port in Chabahar, Iran’s
Washington granted a sanctions waiver on the Chabahar port in Iran. That could provide an axis as India, Japan and the US try to counter China’s Eurasian reach By Peter J. Brown November 12, 2018 A scenic part of Iran’s strategic Chabahar Port, which will serve a growing volume of Afghan traffic. Photo: AFP US
“In our case, terrorism is bred not in some faraway land, but across our border to the west. Our neighbour’s expertise is not restricted to spawning grounds for terrorism; it is also an expert in trying to mask malevolence with verbal duplicity,” Swaraj Sep 29, 2018 EAM’s statement at the 73rd Session of the UNGA
China will continue to help Pakistan, but wanted to give a strong message to Khan’s government that Beijing should not be taken for granted, writes J.K.Verma for South Asia Monitor. By J.K.Verma Nov 9, 2018 Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan returned empty handed from his four-day visit from China on November 5. The high profile
“The main topic of discussion was the question of the speedy launch of a direct inter-Afghan dialogue on peace in order to stabilise the situation in this country,” said the press communique from the Russian foreign ministry on Friday. The Russian host, foreign minister Sergei Lavrov was flanked by the delegation of Afghanistan’s High
Photo credit: Prothom Alo English Shahid Islam 9 November 2018 Elections inject oxygen into democracy’s body politic. Timely and fairly held elections keep democracy alive and kicking. As Bangladesh leap frogs from one electoral setback to the other, the 2018 general election too seems to have been bottlenecked and, destined to hit a major bump.
by Taj Hashmi 18 June 2020 We know things are not going well in regards to India’s relationship with China. On 5th/6th May, China captured around sixty square kilometre of Indian territory in the Galwan Valley in Ladakh, which is strategically important to all the three countries in the region, China, India, and Pakistan. On 14th/15th
by Ajmal Sobhan 17 June 2020 When Minhaz Khan passed away three weeks back in Dhaka, he had been terminally ill for a few years. With advanced Parkinson’s disease, he had been living under the care of a live-in nurse in his own home. He was dependent on the nurse for feeding, bodily functions, and