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The Chinese are coming: Is India listening?
Tarun Basu | 19 May , 2017 0 comments
The Chinese are coming: Is India listening?

A 1996  award-winning Hollywood film “The Russians are coming, The Russians are coming” played on the fears and prejudices of the Cold War era about America’s main ideological and strategic adversary. Over 50 years later, Bollywood may well prepare to make a local adaptation of the film with the title “The Chinese are coming, The Chinese are...

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Myanmar: Recent Developments: The China Factor
Myanmar: Recent Developments: The China Factor

It is well known that three main objectives of the government of Myanmar led by Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi are ethnic reconciliation, economic development and constitutional changes.  Of these, the first objective of ethnic reconciliation has the top most priority and dearly held by Suu Kyi in memory of her father Gen Aung San who was...

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World can't remain Unconcerned about Terrorism in Kashmir
NS Venkatraman | 17 May , 2017 0 comments
World can't remain Unconcerned about Terrorism in Kashmir

Kashmir in India, which is blessed with bountiful natural beauty, has the potential to be one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the world. People of Kashmir, known for their enterprising attributes and pleasant nature, have always been receiving tourists from all over the world with warmth and friendly attitude, making them feel...

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Comprehending the Israeli Political Spectrum: A Bird’s Eye View from India
Hriday Sarma | 16 May , 2017 0 comments

Why the Need Now? The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, will visit Israel on 5th July 2017 to commemorate 25 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries. He will be the first Indian to visit the country ever since the two countries formally established relations on September 18, 1950 and upgraded that to the level...

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‘Sunni Muslim NATO Alliance’ 2017 commanded by former Pak Army Chief reviewed
Dr Subhash Kapila | 15 May , 2017 0 comments

The Islamic Military Alliance to Fight Terrorism (IMAFT) sponsored by Saudi Arabia which is a misnomer as it is essentially a “Sunni Muslim NATO Alliance” has finally emerged in May 2017 commanded by former Pak Army Chief, General Raheel Sharif. It would be fair to designate IMAFT as “Sunni Muslim NATO Alliance” as its 34 Muslim nations...

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