Danish Zahoor

Danish Zahoor is a J&K-based Political Commentator and Columnist. His areas of focus are Foreign Affairs, Diplomacy, National Security, Peace and Conflict studies.

What’s Driving the Iranian Revolts and What it Means for Kashmir

While the current global atmosphere seems quite bleak for American-style liberal democracy, the anti-Hijab movement in Iran is a surprising pushback out of the...

Is AI-backed Social Media Fuelling Polarisation?

Celebrated political philosopher John Stuart Mill in his highly acclaimed essay ‘On Liberty’ suggests that no dogma or doctrine must be allowed to suppress...

Indian Nationalism and the Anxieties of Dual Loyalty

As nationalism grew in force and fervour throughout modern Europe, so did the sentiment of anti-semitism across its various nations. One of the main...

Free-Market Global Economy and India’s Socialist Reluctance

It was Prime Minister Modi’s slogan of “Minimum Government and Maximum Governance” that got the Indian business community excited in the early years of...

Poisoned Springs: Afghan Opium and South Asia’s Looming Crisis

Afghanistan has been a nation in turmoil for over 40 years, beginning from the Soviet invasion in 1979. Power kept changing hands as a...

Politics and Semiotics: A Study of Symbols, Archetypes and Representations in Politics

An outstanding feature of politics in our times is the extensive use of symbolism. Although symbols have always been used throughout human history, they...

Non-State Actors and the End of the Westphalian World?

In 1648, probably the most significant international treaty of the modern world – the Treaty of Westphalia, was signed in the German province of...

Clash of Civilizations: The South Asian Experience

In the early 1990s, the Cold War that had defined the world’s geopolitical scene for nearly five decades came to an abrupt end. This...

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The West Needs to Adopt Innovative Policies to Attract Talent

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The Chinese Viewpoint on the Russian-Ukrainian Conflict

The meeting held between Vladimir Putin, the President of...

KNF — A New Threat to Regional Security?

Bangladesh has launched a much-needed operation against Kuki-Chin National...

The Limits of Pakistan’s Balancing Act

Pakistan has been going through political and economic dire...