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Hasina’s push For Rohingya “Safe Zones” Might End Up Destabilizing Northeastern...

Andrew Korybko |Bangladesh implored the UN last week to set up a so-called “safe zone” in Myanmar.The Bangladeshi Prime Minister claimed that this would...
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Myanmar government refuses to accept Rohingya Muslims as its own citizens

Mong Palatino |On September 19, 2017, Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi delivered a widely anticipated speech in front of diplomats, United Nations officials,...
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Pakistan refused to engage in tit for tat politics with ‘brother’...

Pakistan's UN representative politely refuted Sheikh Hasina Wajid's characterization of events that took place in the country in 1971 as 'genocide'. He suggested that...
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For the flickering candles of hope!!

Rabia Qureshi | This poem is dedicated to Rohingya Muslims who have been at the receiving end of the atrocities being committed by Myanmar government and...
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Watch what took place when Sheikh Hasina met Donald Trump at...

News Desk |The United Nations Refugee Agency now reports that more than 420,000 people have fled Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) since August 24, 2017. The...
Korea

The risks of military engagement against North Korea

Jonathan Augustine | The $20 million we spend daily maintaining the US nuclear arsenal could instead be used to provide $1,000 per day for every one...
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Kim Jong-Un’s slogan of freedom doesn’t make him lunatic

Waqas Shabbir | In absolute terms, North Korean aggression is not a right way to go about things, but in relative terms, any sovereign country...
China

Will China be able to defeat USA in a direct military...

Jumel G. Estrañero |"Let China sleep, for when she wakes the world will shake." That is according to Napoleon Bonaparte. Right now, we see...
Haley

Haley says that Pyongyang will be destroyed if it doesn’t change...

News Analysis | US envoy to the UN, Nikki Haley has warned North Korea of destruction if it does not stop its reckless behavior because...
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Twitter to ban Kashmiri journalists on India’s request

Vishal Manve |Dozens of people who have tweeted about the conflict in Indian-administered Kashmir or shown sympathy for Kashmiri independence movements online may soon be censored...
Humanitarian

Rohingya is a humanitarian issue not a Muslim one!

M K Bhadrakumar | The Trump administration is shifting gear on Myanmar. After positioning itself on the “right side of history”, Washington is making the...
Trump

Kim roars again as Trump looks at military options

News Analysis |North Korea's top man, Kim Jong Un has pledged to continue efforts to achieve the country's nuclear goals which are aimed at...
US

Philippines: trapped between rising China & unassertive US in the Far...

Jumel Estrañero | It is true that neither friends nor enemies will stay the same, yet interests will always stay in the full circle. In...
Rohingya

Delhi feels threatened by hapless Rohingya refugees

News Analysis |The Indian government has told its Supreme Court that Rohingya refugees are a threat to the country's national security. The top court...

Pyongyang does what it says: One more missile flies over Japan!

News Analysis |A day after threatening to sink Japan, North Korea fired a ballistic missile over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido on Friday....
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Rohingya Plight: Feeding Instability across Muslim World & jeopardizing China’s One...

James M. Dorsey |The plight of Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya minority is becoming the Muslim world’s latest rallying call emulating the emotional appeal of the...
Singapore

Halimah Yacob to be the First Muslim Malay President for Singapore

News Analysis |Amid widespread criticism, Halima Yacob has been formally elected as the eighth and the first Muslim female President for the city-state of...
Kunming

Kunming: China’s South Eurasian Connectivity Hub

Andrew Korybko |The capital of China’s southern landlocked Yunnan Province has suddenly turned into the central hub of the country’s South Eurasian connectivity initiatives.China’s...
Myanmar

Violence escalates in Myanmar: Will Rohingya Muslims continue to face persecution?

News Analysis |Militants belonging to Rohingya Muslim community in Myanmar staged a coordinated attack on 30 police posts and an army base in Rakhine...
Sharif’s

Disqualified Nawaz Sharif’s road journey to Lahore-Part 2

Asif Haroon Raja | IK’s improper sarcasm IK has sarcastically asked Nawaz Sharif that he should tell who signaled him to come on roads. Before NS...
NRO

NRO: What it was and what it became?

Saleem Akhtar Malik l National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) stands prominently in the cliché ridden Pakistani society. Unmindful of the grammatical connotations, our political jargon has...
Afghan

New Afghan Policy – Implications for Pakistan

Dr. Muhammad Ali Ehsan |Pakistan is eagerly awaiting the announcement of the Trump administration’s new Afghan policy – likely to be made public shortly....
Outgrowth

The Maldives Crisis Is An Outgrowth Of The Chinese-Indian New Cold...

Andrew Korybko |The escalating situation in the majority-Muslim archipelago country of the Maldives is detail-heavy and has been steadily unfolding in one way or another...
Afghan

The Afghan quagmire

News Desk |The Afghan Taliban on Friday claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) patrol north of Kabul...
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India’s hysterical military stockpiling

Dr. Zafar Jaspal |India’ hysterical military stockpiling is alarming for the South Asian strategic environment. It made more than 10% of the global arms...
Pakistani

93,000 Pakistani soldiers did not surrender in 1971 because….?

Dr. Junaid Ahmad |December 16, 1971, was an ominous day for Pakistan because the Pakistani army’s scattered divisions sandwiched between an internal insurgency supported...
India

Indian propaganda trying to save Nawaz’s skin

Dr. Shahbaz Shabbir Gill |Indian media’s recent public expression of affection for Nawaz Sharif is quite uncharacteristic of its typical hostile treatment towards Pakistani...
Pakistan

Pakistan-US ties: A reality check

Dr. Zafar Jaspal |The transformation in the global politics, cementing Indo-US strategic partnership and deteriorating situation in Afghanistan are shaping Americans perception about Pakistan’s...
Nawaz Sharif

The dusk of Nawaz Sharif era

Shaukat Qadir |It seems Nawaz Sharif has finally left the political scene. But time will tell. His political history makes interesting reading.His real political...
Accountability

My way, nor no way

Samson Simon Sharaf |The leadership behavior of Nawaz Sharif in his tenures as a minister in various capacities is a study in profile from...
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