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What to Expect from India’s Tenure at the United Nations Security Council

India has begun its two-year term as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) since Jan. 01, 2021, the eighth time...

The Islamic State Since October 2019: The New Caliph and the IS’ Overtures Towards...

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS as it is colloquially known, is now in its new major avatar. The terrorist faction,...
Satellite image of Bhasan Char

Plight of the Rohingya Refugees: Cox’s Bazar to Bhasan Char in Bangladesh

One of the most persecuted minorities across the globe -- the Rohingyas have yet again become victims due to the massive relocation plans of...
The view of Shangrila, located in Kachura village in Skardu city in Pakistan's northern Gilgit-Baltistan

The Gilgit Baltistan Question

Gilgit Baltistan (GB) region has always remained strategically important to Pakistan as it is a gateway to Central Asian republics through Wakhan corridor on...
Rafale at Aero India

India and Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir: An Assessment of Indian Inclinations to Regain POK

There is no doubt about the fact that the Republic of India remains, by far, the South Asian and central Indian Ocean Region’s principal...
Kashmiri Hindu Pandit

The Forgotten Exodus- Conflict of Kashmir Valley and Kashmiri Pandits

It has been 30 years, and the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits, from the Kashmir Valley remains a silent subject. A subject which has been...
Members of the Afghan government delegation

Intra-Afghan Dialogue and the Road Ahead

Afghan government and the Taliban appear willing to end the long and bloody war through dialogue. The intra-Afghan dialogue which began on Sep. 12...
Former Taliban fighters line up to handover their Rifles to the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Peace in Afghanistan: So Close Yet So Far

The Afghan government and Taliban leadership hold peace talks on Sep. 12, 2020, to end two decades of civil war in Afghanistan. The peace talks...
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Sri Lankan War Wounds Still Not Healed

After more than 25 years of tense, protracted, and bloody civil war, the guns fell silent in Sri Lanka. In May of 2009 the...