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Issues that’ll arise after the US-Taliban deal

An US-Taliban shared “understanding” of peace is a prerequisite for any meaningful change to take place in Afghanistan.&nbs...

Trump’s India visit: Populism and nationalism bedevil Indi...

India and the US frequently trumpet goodwill for each other describing each other as “democracies” and as “strategic...

Is India really prepared for a two front war?

Gen. Bipin Rawat's only contribution as Indian army chief has been his frequent rhetoric in trumpeting India's capability to fight a tw...

Is Turkey emerging as a new factor in South Asia?

Erdogan giving Imrn Khan a reassuring touch Turkey, which has emerged as a challenger of the United States and Saudi Arabia in the...

Why will the Afghan war come to an end?

According to latest reports, the US and the Taliban have finalized a peace deal and the US President Donald Trump has conditionally a...

It is not in BJP’s DNA to learn lessons from the rout in D...

Modi and Shah in a fix The BJP's landmark defeat in the Delhi State Assembly elections this week is both symbolic and substant...

Bangladesh: Elections without voters

Bangladesh awash with election posters Nobody doubted the election’s outcome, and the results confirmed it. Ruling party...

OIC which ignores Kashmir is of no use to Pakistan

Imran Khan with Mahathir Mohamad If Kashmir is the most important factor in Pakistan’s foreign policy at both the regional a...

Xi’s visit establishes sovereign equality in Sino-Myanmar...

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s historic State visit to Myanmar last month was aimed at drawing Myanmar closer to China than ever...

Importance of top Russian General Oleg Salyukov’s visit to...

General Oleg Salyukov The five-day visit of General Oleg Salyukov, Commander-in-Chief of the Land Forces of the Russian Federation...

The meaning of Delhi’s “Shaheen Bagh”

Shaheen Bagh, that part of Delhi where young Muslims, including many women, have been agitating against the communally divisive Indian...

Why US is obsessed with CPEC

The Multan-Sukkur motorway is one of the biggest transport infrastructure project under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Photo...

University violence in Bangladesh stems from monopolizatio...

Four students, allegedly members of the Jamaat-e-Islami, were recently locked up in a room in Dhaka University (DU) and beaten for half...

Myanmar govt for changing Rohingya policy, but will the mi...

Aung San Suu Kyi at ICJ hearing Myanmar faced a very fraught week internationally, as the International Court of Justice (ICJ)...

Afghanistan Talks: Will US-Iran conflict affect the outcom...

Abbas Mousavi, Iran's Foreign Office spokesman It is reported that US-Taliban talks are once again reaching a conclusive stage. Wi...

India’s great federal crisis

The “federal crisis” is the greatest crisis faced by the Indian federation since it was created from the British Indian Emp...

Myanmar’s economy is robust now but faces a risky future

Myanmar’s economy is currently showing robust growth, but its future is uncertain because of some inherent internal issues and in...

Pakistan-US ties have to come out of the trap of war

Shah Mahmood Qureshi with Mike Pompeo Last week, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s special assistant for national securit...

Why violence is routinized and legitimized in Bangladesh

Dhaka serial rapist arrested The rape of a Dhaka University student in the cantonment area has captured media attention in ful...

Pakistan must help prevent an US-Iran war in its own inter...

Pompo and Bajwa US-Iran hostility, whilst not being a new one, has perhaps never been so close to turning into actual hostilities...

US expected to drag India into its conflict with Iran

2+2 dialogue between India and US The escalation of the US-Iran conflict following the Trump-ordered drone strike that killed...