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  • Rohingya Crisis, George Soros, Oil & Lessons For India0

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    • September 9, 2017

    When George Soros comes to this or that country… he looks for religious, ethnic or social contradictions, chooses the model of action for one of these options or their combination and tries to ‘warm them up’. By Shelley Kasli – September 8, 2017 The ongoing crisis in Myanmar including tensions between Buddhist and Muslim communities

  • CHINA’S DRIVE TO DOMINATE ASIA NOT TO GO UNCHALLENGED0

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    • September 9, 2017

    By several of its recent acts and approaches in its relationship with other regions in the world, China has given a clear signal that it wants to dominate Asia and emerge as the super power in the world. This grand vision of China is focused on overtaking USA in economic and military might and squeezing

  • Iran thanks Saudi Arabia for not harming its Hajj pilgrims! A new reconciliation effort?0

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    • September 9, 2017

     -Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal 09/09/2017 Artificial dichotomy  Saudi Arabia is a Sunni Islamic kingdom with a tradition of close ties with the USA, the UK and France. Iran is a Shia Islamic Republic founded in an anti-Western revolution with close ties to Russia and China. Both Saudi Arabia and Iran are seen to have aspirations

  • The U.S.-Pakistan Relationship Is on Life Support0

    There is genuine anger and apprehension. Michael Kugelman   In the days since President Trump came down hard on Pakistan in his speech outlining America’s new Afghanistan strategy, the reaction in Islamabad—and elsewhere across the country—has been predictably angry and defiant. Pakistan’s National Security Committee, a group of top government and military officials, rejected Trump’s

  • A champion of Pakistan’s minorities0

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    • September 6, 2017

    It was General Zia’s period in which madrassas proliferated and blasphemy laws and Sharia courts were instituted. And Pakistan, according to Farahnaz, lurched towards extremism by Akbar Ahmed On Easter Sunday last year a Taliban suicide bomber detonated ten kilograms of explosives and metal ball bearings in a park full of Pakistani Christian families in

  • India needs to take a humane view of Rohingya issue0

    By Bawa Singh Given its rich mineral resources, historical and civilizational ties and strategic location, sharing maritime and land borders, Myanmar holds a pivotal position in India’s Act East Policy. However, Rohingya refugees (from Myanmar) have become a serious security concern not only for Myanmar, India and Bangladesh but for the entire region. Indian Prime

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  • Celebrating His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 85th Birthday: a gardener for mankind

    by Ugyen Gyalpo       6 July 2020 This 6th of July will mark the 85th birth anniversary of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet. At a young age back in 1959, when the Chinese armies crushed the Tibetan uprising, the young Dalai Lama along with fleeing his homeland also had to shoulder the mantle

  • Not Only in Ladakh, India Losing Ground in Bangladesh Too

    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

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