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M. K. Bhadrakumar

M. K. Bhadrakumar

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Afghanistan: Russia draws red lines for US

Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov (left) escorted by Acting Taliban Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi (R) and Deputy Prime Ministe...

Afghanistan: Pakistani diplomacy is on a roll

Acting Prime Minister of Taliban Interim Government Mohammad Hasan Akhund and senior ministers met the special envoys of Russia, Ch...

Iran’s SCO membership is a big deal

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi (R) participated in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Dushanbe on Sept 16-17, 2021 Like in a W...

SCO won’t be subaltern to QUAD

Family photo of the 20th summit meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, Dushanbe, September 17, 2021  As expected, the situation i...

Afghanistan: India’s ‘over-the-horizon’ dilemma

Pentagon claimed its “righteous strike” by a Reaper drone on Aug. 28 in Kabul killed an ISIS terrorist who turned out to be an aid worke...

Afghanistan: Foreign Devils on the Silk Road

The title of an unputdownable 1980 classic by Peter Hopkirk comes to mind even as the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and the Collective Security...

Afghanistan: Enter regional states

Afghan tribal leaders and religious scholars and youth leaders from the central provinces (Hazarajat) met former president Hamid Karzai regarding...

Biden Doctrine abates China tensions

US President Joe Biden speaking about the end of the war in Afghanistan, White House, Washington, August 31, 2021 A 90-minute phone conversation...

The fall of Panjshir

Taliban patrol after they took over Panjshir Valley, Sept 6, 2021 Panjshir has fallen to the Taliban with a bang — and a whimper. The bang...

Afghanistan: Panjshir revolt becomes footnote

Afghanistan: Panjshir revolt becomes footnote At the daily foreign ministry briefing in Beijing on Friday, Russian correspondent of Sputnik a...

Afghanistan: To recognise, or not to recognise, that’s the...

Taliban takes control of Kabul Airport, August 31, 2021 At the weekly briefing in Moscow on Thursday by the Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Z...

Biden gives green signal to US-China thaw

US climate envoy & former secretary of state John Kerry (L) and Chinese Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (File photo) The visit to Tian...

Quad meets the “Saigon moment”

US Vice-President Kamala Harris (L) being presented with a spray of orchids named after her, as Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (R) looks o...

Taliban neutralises the Afghan warlords

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani visited the northern Afghanistan city of Mazar-i-Sharif besieged by the Taliban, August 11, 2021 The Afghan Preside...

Don’t waste the opportunity at UN SC

United Nations Security Council in session, New York (File photo) India’s thirty-day tenure through August as the president of the UN Secur...

Spectre of Syria haunts Afghanistan

Fencing of Durand Line is almost complete. Pakistani troops guarding the border with Afghanistan in Khyber The Moscow daily Vedomosti with l...

A new dawn breaks in Tehran

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (L) during the inauguration ceremony for Ebrahim Raisi (R) as president, Tehran, August 3, 2021...

JCPOA: A bridge too far?

Ebrahim Raisi will be sworn in as Iran’s next president on August 5, marking a defining moment in the situation around the nuclear issue ...

Blinken’s single-point agenda in Delhi – China

Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar (R) welcomes the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, New Delhi, July 28, 2021. The overnight vi...

Fizz is gone from Biden-Putin summit

The morning after a Russian-American summit is most critical to know whether the previous day’s bonhomie was real, surreal or unreal. Surve...

Biden has a worthy interlocutor in Raisi

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani (L) meets the media with President-elect Ebrahim Raisi (R) in Tehran, June 19, 2021 This may seem a paradox...