How China is killing India’s dream of leading Asia?

In India, there is a robust debate among academics, politicians and journalists that China, conscious of its centrality as the Middle Kingdom and the...

China Helps Pakistan to Develop Nuclear Weapons

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto made the first request to China to help Pakistan to develop nuclear weapon capabilities to match India’s budding programme when he...

The Bangladesh Liberation War: 1971

It was not only geographical distance that divided West and East Pakistan. It was like a colonial empire, with the West Pakistani elite exploiting...

The Third Kashmir War: Kargil-1999

Although free of war for the 28 years since the Bangladesh Independence War in 1971, Pakistan remained a deformed country, single-mindedly obsessed with only...

The Second Kashmir War: 1965

The 1965 war started as a series of guerrilla infiltration into the Indian sector of Kashmir by Pakistani militia in an attempt to stir up a...

The First Kashmir War: 1947

Kashmir is in some ways to India what Taiwan is to China: a peripheral area with an erratic imperial history, with mostly Muslim rulers...