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Pakistan’s triumphalist moment in regional security

The acrimony over the disputed results of the Afghan presidential election notwithstanding, there has been a consensus within Afghanist...

What we, the Taliban, want

When our representatives started negotiating with the United States in 2018, our confidence that the talks would yield results was clos...

Parole politics in Bangladesh and legal questions

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief Khaleda Zia It looks like the hapless BNP has now stepped into a trap of parole politics....

2 years after merger, differences remain in Nepal Communis...

KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal When Pushpa Kamal Dahal was delivering a speech at the party headquarters in Dhumbarahi o...

Modi lost in Delhi, it doesn’t matter

Muslim women protested against India’s new citizenship law in Mumbai On Tuesday (11 Feb), Prime Minister Narendra Modi&r...

Troubled relations between India and Malaysia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Mahathir Mohamad at the 5th Eastern Economic Forum at Vladivostok, Russia, on September 5, 2019...

Kashmir will further exacerbate regional stability

Continuity of democracy in Pakistan came with a price that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) government inherited financial crisis from t...

The coronavirus outbreak should bring out the best in Huma...

Volunteers in Hanoi give out free face masks on Feb. 6, 2020, to prevent the spread of 2019-nCoV in Vietnam Pandemics are pervers...

America is making a bad bet on India

The cultivation of India as a strategic bulwark against a rising China has been a core feature of the Asia policy of successive US admi...

Jinnah has completely won in India: Shashi Tharoor’s adora...

Shashi Tharoor, a senior Congress leader and a revered personality in the intellectual circles in India, spoke in adoration of Quaid e...

The real goal of Trump’s Middle East plan

The Trump administration’s long-awaited and ill-named peace plan has many objectives, but making peace isn’t among them. N...

Shaheen Bagh not just a local protest, it’s India’s Tahrir...

The force is strong at Shaheen Bagh When you press the button on the EVM, do it with such force that the current is felt at Sh...

Bangladesh’s fantasy of a developing country status in per...

Shaikh Hasina, the premier of Bangladesh, has long been accused of sacrificing her country’s interests and selling out to India b...

Kashmir: Death of expectations

Soldiers guard outside the Jamia Masjid in Srinagar on December 18, 2019, when it reopened for prayers. The mosque was shut on Augu...

India’s neighbourhood first policy crumbles

Massive anti-CAA rally at Kochi, Kerala, on New Year Day Two of South Asia’s most prominent national figures have made criti...

Killings at the Bangladesh-India border

January 7 marked the ninth anniversary of the gruesome killing of Felani Khatun, 15 years old, at Anantapur border of Phulbari Upzila i...

Is India’s BJP gov’t set to create a ‘Hindu Pakistan’?

Students protest outside Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi It’s a formidable yet extraordinary time for India, a moment to...

Russians are coming — to the Indian Ocean

The Cold-War hypothesis that the Soviet Union was hoping to “wet its toes” in the Indian Ocean was in reality an extension...

Iran: Nothing is forgotten, nothing is forgiven

Satellite images show extensive damage to Ain Al Asad air base in Iraq which was hit by Iranian missiles on Jan 7, 2020 Presid...

Xi’s Upcoming visit to Myanmar could reshape the IOR

Myanmar’s State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and Chinese President Xi Jinping A decade after Xi Jinping’s first visi...

How 2019 changed the Kashmir dispute forever

On a sunny afternoon in July, Ghulam Muhammad Bhat walked to the mosque in his village in Indian-administered Kashmir's Kupwara distric...