Sheikh Shabir Kulgami

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

The Dynamics of US-China Relations

China-United States relations or Sino-American relations refer to international relations between the People's Republic of China and the United States of America. The relationship...

Geopolitical and Economic Implications of the Belt and Road Initiative

The One Belt One Road (OBOR) or the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is an ambitious project initiated by the Chinese president Xi Jinping....

The Role of Dialogue in International Relations

Does dialogue resolve conflicts? The most emphatic answer is yes because dialogue is a peaceful way of discussing the friction points of the parties...

A Delhi-Islamabad Dialogue on Kashmir Issue

To de-escalate India- Pakistan tension, sincere and serious efforts are needed. For that, the international community as well as India and Pakistan must adopt...

Imagining the Unimaginable: A War between China and the USA

If the United States of America is a superpower, China is a major revisionist power rising economically and militarily.  The rise of China is motivated...

A Reflection on Global Peace and Conflict

Conflicts have become a norm in the entire world.  Although small conflicts may be ignored, yet leaving them unresolved can and does lead to...

South Korean Olympic Diplomacy: A Step in Right Direction

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has persistently made efforts to decrease the rising tensions with his neighboring country North Korea. Moon's diplomatic outreach ensured the North’s participation in the PyeongChang...

Syrian Civil War: No End in Sight

The war in Syria has become complex and multi-sided.  Its roots are deep and widespread not just in the Middle East region but in...

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