Sheikh Shabir Kulgami

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

Israeli-Saudi Axis: What Lies Behind?

Israel and Saudi Arabia are poles apart in terms of their social set-up, culture, and polity. Yet, the two West Asian countries share good...

The Implications of American Withdrawal from Syria

The withdrawal of American troops from Syria may destabilize the region, as well as the move can harm Washington’s image and interests in the...

Resolving Issues Through War Is Not an Option for India and Pakistan

By agreeing to build Kartarpur corridor, Pakistan and India have taken a historic step to help the pilgrims of Sikh community of India to visit...

US-Iran Rivalry: Addressing the Source of Instability in the Middle East

For the United States, the relationship with Saudi Arabia comes first and has to be safeguarded against all odds.  Recent events show that America...

‘Moscow Format’: An Attempt in Right Direction

Peace in Afghanistan has been a distant dream for decades. The United States is struggling to end its campaign in Afghanistan. The enormous battlefield...

Of India-Pakistan Talks over Kashmir

The Kashmir disputes are rooted in the division of Indian Subcontinent. It is still a sour point in India-Pakistan relations. Occasionally, tensions between the two countries...

Denuclearizing North Korea Is a Big Challenge

Tensions escalated to an alarming level between the United States of America and North Korea during 2017. North Korea kept on test firing missiles...

Yemen Conflict: Whose Pain, Whose Gain?

Conflict in Yemen seems to have no end in sight. The bloodbath continues unabated as the country losing both men and material in the...

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