Geopolitics

Rabbani’s Assassination: A wake-up call for India

Rabbani’s Assassination: A wake-up call for India

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Sep , 2011

  The assassination on September 20,2011, of Burhanuddin Rabbani, a Tajik leader of Afghanistan, is of strategic significance to India. Rabbaniwas the President of Afghanistan in the 1990s when...

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US frets & fumes against Pakistan, but finds its options limited

US frets & fumes against Pakistan, but finds its options limited

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Sep , 2011

The past few days have seen the US fretting and fuming against Pakistan for its use of the Haqqani network to make the US forces bleed in Afghanistan reach an unprecedented new high. This has...

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Pakistan: A Troubled Legacy and an Uncertain Future – II

Pakistan: A Troubled Legacy and an Uncertain Future – II

By: Lt Gen Kamal Davar (Retd) | Issue: Courtesy: Aakrosh | Date: 06 Sep , 2011

  Relations with the United States Pakistan’s relations since the early 1950s with its mentor, the United States, has been a roller-coaster ride. Pakistan has been kept afloat all these years by...

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Pakistan: A Troubled Legacy and an Uncertain Future – I

Pakistan: A Troubled Legacy and an Uncertain Future – I

By: Lt Gen Kamal Davar (Retd) | Issue: Courtesy: Aakrosh | Date: 05 Sep , 2011

  It is the seventh-largest nation, with the sixth-largest armed forces, in the world and an alarmingly growing nuclear arsenal. Yet, Pakistan stands at the edge of an abyss and the crossroads of...

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Sino-India Relations

Sino-India Relations

By: Anil K Singh | Issue: Vol 22.1 Jan - Mar 2007 | Date: 04 Sep , 2011

The visit of the Chinese President Hu Jintao to India (20-23 November, 2006) has opened new vistas of concretisation of relations between New Delhi and Beijing, with emphasis on augmentation in...

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Focus on Chinese role in Gilgit- Baltistan and Sino-Pak Maritime Cooperation

Focus on Chinese role in Gilgit- Baltistan and Sino-Pak Maritime Cooperation

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Sep , 2011

Pakistan’s President Asif Ali Zardari has been in Urumqi, the capital of the Chinese-controlled Xinjiang province, with a high-power ministerial and official delegation since August 30,2011. He...

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General Kayani and Future of Pakistan – II

General Kayani and Future of Pakistan – II

By: Bhashyam Kasturi | Issue: Courtesy: Aakrosh | Date: 27 Aug , 2011

  The Army and Counter-Terrorism Pakistan’s counterterrorism strategy in Afghanistan is rife with inherent contradictions, caught between an inclination to fight militant forces and yet having...

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General Kayani and Future of Pakistan – I

General Kayani and Future of Pakistan – I

By: Bhashyam Kasturi | Issue: Courtesy: Aakrosh | Date: 26 Aug , 2011

  Recent events in Pakistan, including the special forces assault on the Abbottabad compound in which Osama bin Laden was hiding and living, the attack of PNS Mehran in Karachi and many more have...

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The Hina factor

The Hina factor

By: Prakash Nanda | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Jul , 2011

  External Affairs Minister S M Krishna says that he is “satisfied” at the progress achieved during the India-Pakistan dialogue on July 27 at New Delhi. According to him, his talks with the...

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Fresh Violence in Xinjiang as Expo Draws Near

Fresh Violence in Xinjiang as Expo Draws Near

By: B Raman | Date: 26 Jul , 2011

The Chinese Government is organising what has been called the 1st China-Eurasia Expo in Urumqi, the capital of the Chinese-Controlled Xinjiang province, from September 1 to 5, 2011.The...

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