• India’s multiple options to deal with Pakistan0

    • Blog
    • January 22, 2019

    By VIVEK KATJU JANUARY 22, 2019 The India-Pakistan relationship occupies a large space in the Indian imagination. It is infused with emotion and carries the burden of history. For many Indians, including politicians, it intrudes into India’s communal relations, thereby taking it beyond the classic domain of foreign policy and into the realm of India’s domestic politics.

  • Ally turns into opposition in Bangladesh parliament0

    • Blog
    • January 22, 2019

    The Jatiya Party’s post-election about-turn to lead the parliamentary opposition against its ally the Awami League has stoked fresh controversy By FAISAL MAHMUD JANUARY 22, 2019 Supporters of the Jatiya Party, at the time an alliance partner of ruling Prime Minister and Awami League-led chief Sheikh Hasina, outside a polling station in Dhaka on December 30, 2018.

  • Silt, a blessing or a misery for Bangladesh?0

    • Blog
    • January 19, 2019

    Farming in the delta depends on silt, which is being blocked by dams in other countries upstream Silt has built up the land in Bangladesh, but upstream dams now limit the silt that comes in, and the silt that is there, hampers river navigation and leads to flooding [image by: Masul Al Mamun] Rafiqul Islam,


  • After The 2+2 Dialogue, The Ball Is In Washington’s Court 0

    Union ministers Sushma Swaraj and Nirmala Sitharaman, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US Secretary of Defence James Mattis. PTI   Michael Kugelman      September 07 2018, 3:52 AM This week, after several false starts, the United States and India finally held their 2+2 Dialogue. The talks breathed some much-needed life into a

  • The battle for Idlib: A potential Catch-22 for China0

    By James M. Dorsey          8 September 2018 An impending Russian-backed Syrian assault on Idlib, the war-wracked country’s last rebel stronghold, risks putting Uyghurs in the spotlight at a time that the Muslim world has remained silent amid mounting media and academic attention on China’s crackdown on the ethnic Turkic group in

  • Pakistan: Indigenization: the Reliable way towards Invincible Self- Defense0

    By: Ahyousha Khan        8 September 2018   Both arms procurement and build-up are used in negative connotations and are discouraged in international systems. But even than states build arms and if they cannot build them, they procure them. But, the question arises why states have to build-arms if these weapons are portraying

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