South Asia

The Humanitarian Significance of Michelle Bachelet’s Visit to Bangladesh

On a four-day visit, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is conducting an official visit to Bangladesh from Sunday to Wednesday, upon...

Partition Research and the Need for a Multi-Dimensional Approach

Ties between India and Pakistan have witnessed a downward slide in recent years, yet there have been some important initiatives in terms of books,...

Revisited: Partition and the Bengali Muslims of India

It may come as a surprise to many people that Bengali-speaking Muslims form the second largest Muslim ethno-linguistic group in the world after Arab...

Managed Governments and Insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir

With the seizure of British Paramountcy in the Indian subcontinent, princely states including the State of Jammu and Kashmir were asked to choose between...

Manifestations of Hindu-oriented Views in Indian politics and Society

The election results of 16th and 17th Loksabha, held in 2014 and 2019  in which the Bharatiya Janata Party got a thumping majority with...

Why We Do Not Need to Worry About a Nuclear War Between India and Pakistan

Following India’s revocation of the special status for Kashmir, there was a lot of brouhaha over the risk of a nuclear war between India...

Catechizing Asymmetric Conflicts in South Asia in the 21st Century

Nation-states in the 21st century have been troubled with asymmetric conflicts such as terrorism, insurgency, separatism and secessionist movements. Although asymmetry is not a...

Trump-Khan Talks: A Paradigm Shift?

The Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan went all the way to meet Donald Trump, the president of the world’s most powerful country. While...

Resolving Afghan Crisis

It is official now. An attempt is in operation to resolve the eighteen-year long war in Afghanistan to the utter satisfaction of the warring...

A Step in the Right Direction for Peace in Afghanistan

On July 7th and 8th of 2019 a broad delegation of representatives from Afghan society partook in an Intra-Afghan dialogue session with the militant group, the...

Where the Afghan Peace Process Is Going?

In Doha, Qatar, a meeting co-hosted by German and Qatari officials brought together diverse factions interested in achieving lasting Afghan peace. Sixteen Taliban and...

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The Tenth NPT Review Conference: A Prospect for a Peaceful Nuclear-Free World?

More than 50 years have passed since the Non-Proliferation...

The Humanitarian Significance of Michelle Bachelet’s Visit to Bangladesh

On a four-day visit, UN High Commissioner for Human...

Partition Research and the Need for a Multi-Dimensional Approach

Ties between India and Pakistan have witnessed a downward...

What ASEAN Means for South Korea’s New Government

Earlier this year, the South Korean public voted in...

Russia’s Pathway to the Arctic: Ambitions and Tribulations

In its effort to further the ambition in the...