Sheikh Shabir Kulgami

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

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...

The Future of US-China Relations Under Biden Administration

Joe Biden has taken over the the US Presidency at a time when the country is going through a difficult phase — a deeply...

What Does a Biden Presidency Mean for Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?

With the change of power just a few days away in Washington and the president-elect Joe Biden all set to take over from the...

Armenia-Azerbaijan Peace Deal Means More Than Meets the Eye

The guns have stopped roaring and the drones have gone off sight with the signing of the peace deal between Armenia and Azerbaijan, the...

Major Challenges Facing the New Biden Administration

It is no secret that there were speculations that the presidential election, held in the United States on Nov. 3, would see the back...

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