Articles By Manish Rai

Emirati Withdrawal is a Well Calculated Move

Emirati Withdrawal is a Well Calculated Move

By: Manish Rai | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Aug , 2019

Just last month, the United Arab Emirates announced that it will reduce its forces significantly in Yemen. After this announcement Emiratis started pulling out its military hardware and thousands...

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Pashtuns Grievances Should be Addressed

Pashtuns Grievances Should be Addressed

By: Manish Rai | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Jul , 2019

Pashtuns are an ethnic group of about 49 million people, split between two countries on either side of the Durand Line border was formed after the Second Anglo-Afghan War in 1880. The biggest...

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Libya: Haftar a Dominant Player

Libya: Haftar a Dominant Player

By: Manish Rai | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Jun , 2019

Editors Note: The region of West Asia stretching across Africa north of the Equator is on the boil. Countries ranging from Yemen, to Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Gaza, Libya, Sudan and Chad...

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Houthis a Grave Concern for Saudis

Houthis a Grave Concern for Saudis

By: Manish Rai | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Jun , 2019

Recent attacks launched by Houthis rebels on critical installations of Saudi Arabia has demonstrated a significant leap in their capabilities. The story of how Ansar Allah (official name of Houthi...

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ISIS is a Big Hurdle for Afghan Peace

ISIS is a Big Hurdle for Afghan Peace

By: Manish Rai | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 May , 2019

Islamic State Afghanistan claimed responsibility for an attack on the communication ministry building centrally located in capital Kabul last month. The Islamic State’s local arm has repeatedly...

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Is Arab League Still Relevant?

Is Arab League Still Relevant?

By: Manish Rai | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Apr , 2019

The Arab League, commonly known as the League of Arab States, was formed in 1945 for the purpose of aligning the Arab nations for matter of mutual interest and concern. Foundations of League were...

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Afghan Peace Process Should Have a Holistic Approach

Afghan Peace Process Should Have a Holistic Approach

By: Manish Rai | Date: 22 Feb , 2019

United States seems to be inclined or even desperate, to close a deal with the Taliban. The US Special envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad, has already held extensive six days talks with the...

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