Sheikh Shabir Kulgami

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

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...

India-Iran Bilateral Ties

India slowly but steadily is emerging as a strong economy and is well on her way to becoming the second largest potential market after China in...

Modi’s Historic Palestine Visit: A New Era in India-Palestine Relations

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi   visited  Palestine on 10 February 2018 during his three-nations tour to the Middle East. Despite India’s historical support for...

Why is America So Concerned over North Korea’s Nuclear Program?

North Korea and US came close to a  clash in the year 2017 over  North Korea's nuclear program. The North  threatened to attack the...

How to Bring Peace in Afghanistan?

As a famous saying goes, "You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war." The...

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