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  • How can a soldier be a ‘murderer’ for performing his duty?0

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    • February 2, 2018

    By Brig Anil Gupta (retd)       Jan 31, 2018 The incident at Shopian and its fallout has again foregrounded the question of local politics taking precedence over the freedom of security forces, particularly the Army, to conduct anti-terrorist operations in Kashmir. With the situation improving in the Valley after successful conduct of “Operation All

  • Ruling by Court in Maldives Breathes New Life Into Political Opposition0

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    • February 2, 2018

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FEB. 1, 2018   MALÉ, Maldives — Political opponents of the Maldives government clashed with the police on the streets of the capital early Friday after the Supreme Court overturned the conviction of a former president living in exile in Britain and ordered the release of several other imprisoned politicians. Hundreds of people

  • South Asia Journal wants voluntary Assistant Editors0

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    • February 2, 2018

    PositionTitle: Assistant Editor, South Asia Journal South Asia Journal seeks several Assistant Editors for daily posts in the website and also for the quarterly print issue of the magazine covering South Asian strategic, political and economic issues. The ideal person will have some online publishing experience, with an interest and background in the affairs of

  • More Rohingya mass graves found in Myanmar, lending weight to genocide claims0

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    • February 1, 2018

    WARNING: This story contains graphic details By Foster Klug, The Associated Press Posted: Feb 01, 2018 7:06 AM ET Last Updated: Feb 01, 2018 7:06 AM ET Rohingya Muslim refugee Mohammad Karim, 26, centre, shows a mobile video of Gu Dar Pyin’s massacre to other refugees in Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh, on Jan. 14. (Manish Swarup/Associated Press) The

  • Churches in Pakistan province to get weapon licenses0

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    • February 1, 2018

    Quetta church also given 26 million rupees to support victims of Christmas attack An Implementation Minority Rights Forum (IMRF) meeting on Jan. 26 at Bethel Memorial Methodist Church, Quetta. (Photo by Samuel Pyara) Kamran Chaudhry, Lahore Pakistan February 1, 2018 A provincial government in southwest Pakistan plans to issue churches in the region with weapon licenses

  • President Trump’s State Of The Union Address – Transcript0

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    • January 31, 2018

    US President Donald Trump delivers 2018 State of the Union speech. Photo Credit: White House video screenshot. January 31, 2018 President Donald J. Trump TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice Pesident, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow Americans: Less than 1 year has

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  • Afghanistan’s Silent Tragedy

    By Michael Kugelman October 17, 2019 Last week, the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan marked its 18-year anniversary. U.S. forces have now been fighting there for nearly two decades. Afghans, however, have experienced conflict for twice as long. Before U.S. troops arrived in October 2001, there was a period of Taliban rule, and that was preceded

  • India and China must deepen their relations to sustain the vision of the Asian Century

    Dr. Manoj Kumar Mishra, 12 October 2019 While the second informal meeting between India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping takes place at Mamallapuram, in the Indian city of Chennai after the two leaders met last time in China’s Wuhan in April last year, some attempts need to be considered in order

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