Southern Asia

US-India: Are We Witnessing a Strengthening A...

44469718538It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to state that over the recent years, Washington has made the isolation of Russia and China its prime objective. To achieve this goal, the White House has developed a plan to prevent the strengthening…

Standing Up To Multinational Big-Ag: Nepal, M...

34534544Throughout history, controlling India was the key to controlling Nepal. British control over the landlocked nation was an extension of its control over India itself. Today, imperialism is far from a distant memory. It did not go…

Washington Will Be Selling F-16 to Pakistan

453544The information on the U.S. State Department’s agreement to satisfy Pakistan’s request for the purchase of 8 American F-16 fighters with all associated equipment for a total amount of approximately $ 700 million, which appeared in early February…

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia: the Balance of Rel...

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For the second time in 2016, Pakistani Prime Minister, Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, paid an official visit to Riyadh in March. He took part in the closing ceremony of the Northern Thunder military exercise in the Saudi desert. The intensity of…

Nepal Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

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Nepal is a small country caught as if between two fires, between two Asian giants – China and India. As you know, India is a China’s main rival in Asia. Among other disputes, for many years now they have been competing for influence in Nepal. Both…

Iran-Saudi Crisis and Pakistan

pakistan-army_140093kPakistan has become an intermediary between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and the Islamic Republic of Iran against the background of increasing fears that a prolonged bilateral confrontation could potentially have serious consequences for…

India Pakistan Detente Can Transform Eurasia,...

4534534352In recent months, India’s dynamic new president Narendra Modi and Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif have opened first tentative steps in the direction of resolving some 70 years of border tensions. Were the two great Eurasian nations to come…

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe Visits Ind...

20140901_JAPAN-INDIA_01_620_415_100An official visit of Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe to India on December 11-13 and his talks with his colleague Narendra Modi are said to be one of the three landmark events of the outgoing year, which have been shaping the political situation…

China and India in the New Global Political G...

345345444The shifting of the world economic and political centers of gravity from the Euro-Atlantic to the Asia-Pacific region has been a long process resulting in the emergence of such Asian countries as China, Japan and India as the core global players. Their…

Pakistan and the Imperial Ambitions of the Un...

79867843In the last two decades, the world has had a chance to see what tragedies and absurdities can be instigated by the imperial ambitions of Washington and the connivance of the international community. It was the White House’s desire to expand its political…

Sri Lanka: The Long Way to Recovery

23095444On September 16, 2015 the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) finally published its report on the agencies investigation into the 2002 – 2011 civil war in Sri Lanka. The report documents abuses committed by all sides during…

Who Rules Pakistan?

45345435The question of who rules Pakistan: a parliamentary democracy or the army, has always interested observers both inside the country and abroad. In August, the Pakistani media was again flooded with publications about the military’s imminent rise to power in…


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