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When Ashraf Ghani first came to power in Afghanistan three years ago his first step, to the alarm of New Delhi, was to seek the blessings of the Pakistani military and make a pilgrimage to Rawalpindi.

 

Coming after an excellent address to the Centre for Strategic and International Studies in Washington DC on US-India relations, described by a DC think-tank official as a “love letter” to India, US Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson’s visit attracted greater attention.

 
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American Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s short visit to Pakistan, sandwiched between trips to Afghanistan and India, has underlined the difficulties in the Pakistan-US relationship in the Trump era.

 

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s visit to Bangladesh has been a major confidence booster for the bilateral relationship between the two countries.

 

The recent meeting between Indian Foreign Minister (FM) Sushma Swaraj and Pakistani High Commissioner (HC) Sohail Mahmood seems to have been a fruitful one.

 
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In calling for an ambitious 100-year partnership with India last week, US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, has drawn attention to an enduring paradox that marks the relationship between India and America.

 

Over the past five years, Xi Jinping has spoken of a “Chinese dream”, moved to legitimise it through a philosophy of Xi Jinping Thought and, now, at the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China bundled it altogether into a promised “new era” for his country.

 
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US President Donald Trump surprised India last August with a major departure from America’s South Asia policy by asking Delhi to play a larger role in Afghanistan and demanding that Pakistan immediately shut down the terror sanctuaries on its soil.

 
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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will be visiting Pakistan next week, becoming the highest government official to visit Pakistan from the new US administration.

 

The 19th Chinese Party Congress, and the emerging shape of a US response, sharpens the edges of diplomatic confrontation in Asia. The Party Congress left no doubt about Chinese ambition and assertiveness.

 


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