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  • Indo-Pak Mystery

    Indo-Pak Mystery0

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    • October 19, 2016

    Like every passing day, it’s been a nasty year again, shaping Indo-Pak relations into a new diaphragm keeping in mind the current thrust between both states with beheadings, attacks, deaths and firings in daily violations. What is India-Pak relation about? It is not about trade, neither about normalization, but it is a course of hype

  • China, Russia And Pakistan: New Superpower Triangle

    China, Russia And Pakistan: New Superpower Triangle0

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    • October 19, 2016

    The world is approaching what is often referred to as Doomsday. In other words, the World War 3. China, Russia and Pakistan may have just formed an unofficial alliance to counter America’s global dominance. China, Russia, Pakistan and other authoritarian counties in Central Asia could join their forces to try and take away Washington’s dominance.

  • No Nuclear Threat in South Asia; only Dilemmas

    No Nuclear Threat in South Asia; only Dilemmas0

    Introduction At large, proliferation dynamics in South Asia are driven by a need to establish some measure of relative parity against their principal adversaries-India against China and Pakistan against India. Such competing security agendas ensure that nuclear modernization, through production of fissile material and development of more effective delivery systems will continue for the time

  • World Heritage Treasures under coal threats

    World Heritage Treasures under coal threats0

    The Sundarbans and the Great Barrier Reef While climate change threats to environment remain real and loom large , the Sundarbans in Bangladesh and the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, , two of World’s greatest heritage treasures face the danger of extinction due to use (proposed) of coal to produce energy. Indeed, Southwest Bangladesh that

  • CAN BRICS SUMMIT CONCEAL INDIA CHINA DIFFERENCES?

    CAN BRICS SUMMIT CONCEAL INDIA CHINA DIFFERENCES?0

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    • October 15, 2016

    The eighth BRICS Summit, taking place in Goa in India on 16th October 2016 and attended by the five members of the group namely India, China, Brazil, Russia and South Africa has aroused considerable curiosity around the world. The curiosity is mainly about whether the BRICS summit would aid in easing the tension in the

  • The Status of Ethnic Minorities in Post-War Sri Lanka

    The Status of Ethnic Minorities in Post-War Sri Lanka3

    Sri Lanka had a long period of ethnic civil war that lasted for over two decades. During 1983-2009, the island was witness to episodic violence, terror, and bloodshed. The long history of civil war between the Sinhalese and Sri Lankan Tamils played a crucial role in shaping the politics of Sri Lanka.  Post-war; with the

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  • Sri Lanka’s Muslims bloodied by Buddhism

    By Ana Pararajasingham June 20, 2019 Sri Lanka has become more fragile, fractured and polarized following the Easter Sunday bomb attacks as the country’s Muslims are harassed and subjected to violence by mobs of Sinhala Buddhists who form the majority of the island’s population. Although those targeted by jihadist violence on Easter Sunday were the

  • Bangladesh And Revenge Politics: To What End?

    “Revenge, the sweetest morsel to mouth that ever was cooked in hell.” ~Sir Walter Scott from The Heart Of Mid-Lothian Revenge politics has long been the bedrock of Sheikh Hasina’s personal and political motto and raison d’etre. The people of Bangladesh are well aware of this unwelcome fact, which has, very regrettably, become mundane in

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