Southern Asia

Lessons Learned From the US-India Row

In December 2013, Indian Foreign Service officer Devyani Khobragade was arrested, strip-searched and detained in the United States while serving…

Pakistan’s Syrian Dilemma: a Test of Diplomacy & Economy

A major challenge that has presented itself rather problematically to the foreign policy makers in Pakistan, in the current year,…

India And The Crimean Crisis – Old Friends Are Better Than New

The annexation of the Crimea to Russia on 18 March 2014 put India in the grip of a dilemma. On…

Pakistan – Saudi Arabia: Strategic Cooperation Part 3

Nuclear cooperation The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan has denied information about its nuclear cooperation…

Pakistan-Saudi Arabia: A Strategic Partnership Part 2

The Military-Political Aspect The strengthening of relations between the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in…

India: Grassroots Activism Builds Wall Against Western Imperialism

In the Times of India article, "Farmers’ groups give wish list to parties," it states: More than 100 farmers' organisations…

Pakistan in anticipation of withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan

In January 2014, in anticipation of the withdrawal of coalition troops from Afghanistan, Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, the head of…

Pakistani Province of Baluchistan at Cross-Roads of Geo-Political games

Baluchistan, the energy rich western province of Pakistan, has been experiencing violence and conflict in the form of insurgency for…

Abduction of Children in India

The problem of the abduction of children in India, where child labour is widely used and child prostitution is fairly…

Pakistan – India: on the path towards trade liberalization

A breach of the ceasefire in 2013 on the Line of Control (LoC) has caused a recent sharp cooling in…

India-US Diplomatic Rows: Has the ‘Alliance’ Reached the Breaking Point

A lot is being written about the “long-term” and “short-term” consequences of an otherwise ‘minor’ looking diplomatic incident between the…

India-US: The Crisis is Here to Stay

The diplomatic row between India and the United States that is going back to the end of the last year…

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