Sheikh Shabir Kulgami

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

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No end is in sight for the fierce conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed border territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. The region — internationally...

Intra-Afghan Dialogue and the Road Ahead

Afghan government and the Taliban appear willing to end the long and bloody war through dialogue. The intra-Afghan dialogue which began on Sep. 12...

Turkey-Greece Standoff: What’s Happening in the Eastern Mediterranean?

After the recent discovery of hydrocarbons in the Eastern Mediterranean by Turkey and the neighboring Greece, tensions began to escalate between the two rivaling...

The Stalled Intra-Afghan Talks

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Yemen Crisis: A Vortex of Death and Destruction

The political crisis ignited by the conflict which began in 2014 in Yemen, the poorest country in the Middle East, has dealt a big...

Kashmir Conflict: Drowning the Voice of the Voiceless

Relations between India and Pakistan continue to be soured and strained due to unresolved conflict in Kashmir. In the recent past, the relations have...

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The United States’ claim of being the champion of human rights has been shattered by the ongoing violence in the country. The violence attests...

Can North Korea’s Economy Survive the Covid-19 Shock?

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