Sheikh Shabir Kulgami

Sheikh Shabir Kulgami is a Kashmiri (Indian) political commentator, analyst and columnist. He writes extensively on South Asia.

Myanmar Crisis and the Fate of ASEAN

Myanmar has seen the worst humanitarian crisis following the power grab by the country's Junta in 2021. The  international community must not turn a...

Turkey-Syria Earthquake: Hits Poorest the Hardest

Southern Turkey and northern Syria saw a deadly earthquake striking them on Feb. 6; the  disaster did a massive damage across the  region which...

No One Would Gain From a Protracted Russo-Ukrainan War

No end in sight to the ongoing deadly conflict involving Russia— armed with nuclear weapons and the West backed Ukraine. This is month number...

Ramifications of Taliban’s Ban on Girls’ Education

The Afghan Taliban has disallowed female students from attending classes at public and private universities, arguing they were not following the proper dress code....

Afghanistan and the Road Ahead

Despite all odds and uncertainties facing Afghanistan, the caretaker government needs to win international support and confidence to open the door for the opportunities in all walks of life.

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Why Peace Remains Elusive

Israel-Palestine conflict is back in news with renewed violence and bloodshed. For the Palestinians, the unresolved conflict continues to deprive them of their cherished...

What Makes Afghanistan Peace Process a Tricky Affair?

The United States is seeking a dignified end to its war in Afghanistan. The Biden administration has taken a diplomatic route to ensure that...

Afghanistan Endgame: Bumpy Road Ahead

The peace deal signed between the Taliban and the United States in Qatari capital Doha on Feb. 29 last year, was expected to usher...

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