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Korean Peninsula A Pawn On The Geopolitical Chessboard Book

The Great Game in Central Asia

Image Source: Google  Central Asia is the Jewel in the Crown that is now up for Grabs. Once part of Soviet Union the CIS States...

The View into “West Turkestan”

When thinking of China’s peripheral states, Westerners often tend to think last about the countries of the former Soviet Union that lie to the...

‘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,...

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...

Why Pakistan is so important to China?

Within months of the Dalai Lama’s fight to India following a failed uprising in Tibet, Chinese ambassador Pan Tzu-li wrote to Prime Minister Nehru...

How important is Gwadar port for China?

China’s hydrocarbon use has more than doubled in the past two decades and will double again in the next decade.   In 2000, China’s total energy...

Uighur separatism is just as likely to drive China and Pakistan apart as to...

China’s western Xinjiang region borders northwest Pakistan and is home to nearly nine million Uighurs, a Muslim people of Turkic origin, among whom separatist...