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An unnecessary and excessive attack by Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj against Pakistan at the UN General Assembly has drawn strong criticism from Pakistan. Ms Swaraj’s bizarre taunt and allegation marked a rhetorical escalation in India’s seemingly renewed quest to try and put pressure on Pakistan regionally and globally.

 
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Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi meeting US Vice President Mike Pence on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly; Afghan President Ashraf Ghani urging dialogue in his speech at the UNGA

 

 

The US secretary of defence, retired Lieutenant General James Mattis, has a two-point agenda for his trip starting September 25

 
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It was the speech that Donald Trump should have delivered to Pakistan.

 

While delivering a strong message to North Korea and Iran, that will echo around the world for the colourful language he used – “Rocket Man” for Pyongyang’s Kim Jong Un – US President Donald Trump issued a no-frills, stark ultimatum to nations that harbour terrorists, fund them and grant them transit.

 
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Current fulminations by Pakistani officials and politicians against the US, together with Islamabad apparently having prepared a “three-option toughest diplomatic policy” against the US and Nato, provide New Delhi with an excellent opportunity to achieve its objective of diplomatically isolating Pakistan.
 
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The Pakistan Foreign Minister will upbraid the US for its new Afghanistan policy at the UN General Assembly next week, saying the Trump administration is following a militaristic approach that has already failed.

 

During his three-nation tour to discuss US President Donald Trump’s new Afghan policy, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif had accepted the failure to his government’s security policies in countering banned terrorist outfits.

 

As US President Donald Trump appears before the United Nations General Assembly this week for the first time and outlines his controversial worldview, the Indian delegation led by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has an opportunity to build on the new pragmatism in Delhi’s multilateral diplomacy.

 
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The tripartite military talks held in Kabul between Afghanistan, Pakistan and the US earlier in the week are a sensible development for at least three reasons.

 


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Title: The People Next Door -The Curious History of India-Pakistan Relations; Author: T.C.A. Raghavan; Publisher: HarperCollins ; Pages: 361; Price: Rs 699

 
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Interview with Hudson Institute’s Aparna Pande, whose book From Chanakya to Modi: Evolution of India’s Foreign Policy, was released on June 17.

 
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