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Thai court dissolves FFP

Dissolution of Thai opposition party a troubling, yet predictable development

A few days ago, Thailand’s Constitutional Court dissolved the opposition Future Forward Party on grounds it took an illegal loan from its leader, the...
People in protective suits at a health checkpoint in Beijing

How China Shapes the Narrative of “Whistleblower” Doctor’s Death

The passing of Dr. Li Wenliang, one of the doctors who blew the whistle on initial outbreak of Coronavirus and was therefore silenced by...
Syrian homes destroyed

Before the Spark: The Decades-Long Roots of the Syrian Civil War

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was unaware of the coming inferno – one which would rage across North Africa and into the Middle-East, leaving in...
PM Modi and President Bolsonaro

Bolsonaro and Modi: A Populist Union

As India gets ready for its seventieth Republic Day celebrations all eyes would be on Jair Bolsonaro who is going to be the guest...
Imam Ayatollah Ali Khameini

Uncertainty in the Middle East and the Washington-New Delhi-Islamabad Triangle

The recent developments in the Persian Gulf over the past few days are likely to have strong ramifications well beyond the region both in...
Anti CAA protest

The Indian Spring Against the Contentious CAA

India lingers at the cusp of history wherein its moral compass searches the tipping point as several have been confirmed dead, hundreds lay injured...

BRI and the China-Ethiopia Relationship

The long term economic and political implications of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) have been articulated, and debated extensively by scholars, strategic analysts,...
Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit of Thailand

Thailand’s Ruling Elite Get Their Man in Thanathorn

Thailand’s Constitutional Court, in a 7-2 decision has stripped Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, the leader of the Future Forward Party (FFP) of his MP seat because...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurating the Kartarpur Corridor

Kartarpur Corridor: Why It Is Being Watched Closely by the International Community

In recent weeks, the media and policy makers in South Asia, and outside, have been closely following developments pertaining to the Kartarpur Corridor. The...