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Afghanistan: Pakistani diplomacy is on a roll

Acting Prime Minister of Taliban Interim Government Mohammad Hasan Akhund and senior ministers met the special envoy...

Tough road ahead for Kashmir separatist movement after Gee...

The late Syed Ali Shah Geelani, wearing a mask, with Ashraf Sehrai, who died in jail earlier this year, after their Friday prayers in...

Australia’s war posturing against China is out of tune wit...

(From the left) Australian Defence Secretary Greg Moriarty, Chief of the Australian Defence Force General Angus Campbell and Prime Mi...

Recent decisions raise doubts about America’s reliability...

Two recent decisions of the United States, one on Afghanistan and the other on the supply of nuclear submarines to Australia, have rais...

Sri Lanka builds bridges with the West in course correctio...

Kerawalapit Power Station. Sri Lanka appears to be building bridges with the US and other Western nations, reflecting a growing aw...

Bhutan and Northeast India: Subnational diplomacy possibil...

The growing strength of India and Bhutan’s relationship over time has been commended as a model for enduring goodwill between the...

US abandonment of Afghanistan could lead to Sino-Indian de...

Afghan’s trying to get into Kabul airport. After America withdrew its troops from Afghanistan in a frightful hurry, call...

Tortured US-Pakistan relationship: America must learn from...

In their very first exchange after 9/11, Pakistan’s most senior leaders urged their American counterparts not to invade Afghanist...

Pegasus vs Privacy: What the Indian government can expect...

That the government’s refusal to furnish more details would result in an adverse inference being drawn by the SC is a certainty....

UN’s challenge: Who will sit in Myanmar hot seat?

Myanmar's ambassador to the UN Kyaw Moe Tun making a three-finger salute as he addresses the General Assembly on February 26, 2021. P...

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 phon...

Siliguri Corridor: The region’s Achilles Heel

to bordering countries, especially Bangladesh. Although starting on a small scale, the damage will eventually have catastrophic implica...

History shows only Shariah and customary laws have worked...

Anatol Lieven, Professor at Georgetown University in Qatar and a senior fellow at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft in Wa...

Reality bites for Imran Khan’s ‘New Pakistan’

As Khan enters the second half of his five-year term, the situation does not augur well — partly because of the intrinsic weaknes...

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 whi...

Sri Lanka's food emergency heightens fears of militarizati...

Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa attends an independence day ceremony in Colombo on Feb. 4, 2020.   © Reu...

Afghanistan: Panjshir revolt becomes footnote

Afghanistan: Panjshir revolt becomes footnote At the daily foreign ministry briefing in Beijing on Friday, Russian corresponde...

Will US recognize the Taliban regime ?

Anthony Blinken The main question vis-à-vis Afghanistan now is: “Will the US recognize the Taliban government, now th...

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) Th...

US-China relations at crossroads

In two phone calls past fortnight, Chinese Councilor & FM Wang Yi (L) told US counterpart Antony Blinken (R) that coordination ov...

Pakistan lobbies neighbors to push for inclusive Afghan go...

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and his government have launched an ambitious diplomatic campaign aimed at stabilizing ...