South Asia

Afghan Peace Conference in Moscow

‘Moscow Format’: An Attempt in Right Direction

Peace in Afghanistan has been a distant dream for decades. The United States is struggling to end its campaign in Afghanistan. The enormous battlefield...
PM Imran Khan and President Xi Jinping

Pakistan’s Economic Crisis and Limits of the Sino-Pakistani All-Weather Friendship

Pakistan Finance Minister Asad Umar in an interview with China Global Television Network (CGTN) emphatically stated that it was wrong to blame the China...
Kashmir Map

Of India-Pakistan Talks over Kashmir

The Kashmir disputes are rooted in the division of Indian Subcontinent. It is still a sour point in India-Pakistan relations. Occasionally, tensions between the two countries...
PM Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping

Assessing Outcomes of an India-China Intel Sharing Pact

India-China relations, a mix of cooperation and conflict touch upon several important facets of 21st century international politics. However, cooperation on eradication of terrorism,...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir (L)

The Enduring Shadow of Russia in India’s Strategic Discourse

In a changing global environment, Russia is India’s opportunity to flex its strategic autonomy, obtain material gains and ensure a reliable alliance. In the 19th...
The signing of COMCASA agreement between the US and India

India-US COMCASA: Some Details on Technology Sharing

The latest strategic accomplishment between India and the US has been the Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement (COMCASA), a typified bilateral variant of one...
Afghan War

Defiance, Frenmity and the Other’s War

After decades of political struggle with his apparently populist agenda the newly elected premier of Pakistan – Imran Khan – has finally taken over...
India, Pakistan, China and Bangladesh map

India-Pakistan-China Trilateral Relations in a Changing Economic and Strategic Environment

The Chinese Ambassador to India, Luo Zhaohui, during a visit to the northern Indian state of Punjab said, “Some companies are also ready to...
President Ashraf Ghani

President Ghani’s Ethno-Nationalist Policies Stir Political Crisis in Afghanistan

Afghanistan has been suffering from protracted armed conflict for almost four decades now. Political instability, socioeconomic crises, and violent conflict have incurred a profound...

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