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Chequered History of Nagaland

Image Source: nagalim.nl On Monday 03rd August 2015, the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi greeted the nation with a historic announcement from his residence....

Lies and Deceit of Pakistan Army

The Islamic army of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is unlike any standing regular army, in the world. The motto of Pakistan Army, Iman,...

American Funding & Pakistan’s Double Cross on Global Islamic Jihad

Image source: theday.co.uk It’s the end of the Second World War, and the United States is deciding what to do about two immense, poor, densely...

China’s domestic politics and regional policy

Driven mainly by domestic imperatives, China has emerged as a new economic and political player in its region. This rise coincides with a tendency...

‘Karakoram’ – The China-Pakistan Friendship Highway

The grandest geostrategic scheme in Asia and perhaps the world is the ‘Karakoram Highway’ from China’s Muslim Far West through the Himalayas into Pakistan,...

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...

Is China-Pakistan friendship a threat to India?

Today, China’s primary interest in its relationship with Pakistan is, as Stephen Cohen puts it, to pursue a “classic balance of power strategy,” using...

Tibet’s water and regional security

Tibet is strategically important to China due to its centrality in Asia’s hydrological cycle. Tibet is known as the ‘Third Pole,’ for having the...