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 The Indian concerns are addressed not to China but to Maldives and in the context of the GMR-linked sovereignty and security issues that were flagged in the past but not considered just now, writes N Sathiya Moorthy for South Asia Monitor.    
 
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The visit to India of the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, is a welcome change for ensuring growth and welfare of the peoples of both the countries as they lie at the heart of India-UAE relations, writes Dr. Sudhanshu Tripathi for South Asia Monitor.

 
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There are various Hindu communities settled in the Jammu region of J&K who have endured neglect and contempt of the state. Let the present legislature take the initiative and write a new chapter in the history of Jammu & Kashmir, writes Brig Anil Gupta for South Asia Monitor.

 
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When Salman Khurshid took over as External Affairs Minister in the latter part of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's second government in 2009-14, he had breakfast with a group of editors and foreign policy analysts, writes Tarun Basu for South Asia Monitor.

 
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Peace and normalcy will elude Syria unless there is a political resolution of the crisis, the moot questions being President Bashar al-Assad’s continuance in power and the shape and future of post-Assad Syria, writes Ambassador  K.P. Fabian for South Asia Monitor.

 
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From an Indian perspective, Europe and the EU appear to be facing multiple crises which are adversely impacting both the India EU strategic partnership as well as Indian public opinion, writes Bhaswati Mukherjee for South Asia Monitor.

 
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Peace in Afghanistan continues to appear distant not only as a result of the new challenges that have emerged but also for the lack of coherence among the actors, writes Chayanika Saxena for South Asia Monitor.  
 
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The biggest challenge to the Trump presidency in South Asia is Pakistan -- a failed state which is the epicenter of global terrorism and a state that has since 2001 ( or even earlier) managed to fool successive administrations in Washington about its credentials on the anti-terror front, writes Dr. Sridhar Krishnaswami for South Asia Monitor.    
 
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There are huge concerns that India-US ties could face serious challenges in the days and weeks to come… the likely turn of events and policy shifts that would occur under the Trump presidency, especially changes in approach to economic and trade issues, writes Saroj Mohanty for South Asia Monitor.

 
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The dynamic and decisive character of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has increased expectations in Japan of a great leap forward in bilateral relations, writes Dr. Savitri Vishwanathan for South Asia Monitor.

 


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A Pakistani minister set the proverbial cat amongst India’s foreign policy establishment by announcing that Pakistan was thinking of constitutional changes to make Gilgit-Baltistan its fifth province.
 
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India is well on course to embracing the change brought in by the agent of change -- PM Modi, writes Sanjay Kumar Kar for South Asia Monitor.  
 
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To build a better future for all, the government in Dhaka will have to think about how to ensure inclusive education for all in the country, writes Minhazur Rahman Rezvi for South Asia Monitor.
 
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spotlight image 'Covert military actions or surgical strikes against terror launch pads in Pakistan have limited utility that won't change the mind of the Pakistan Army or the ISI  which sponsor cross-border terrorism
 
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In Dutch politics, alliances are imperative to construct an administration. The post-election government formation is, therefore, a slightly time-consuming process. In due course, a coalition led by the incumbent Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, will surface.  
 
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Japan is a special country in several ways. For centuries, it remained isolated and disconnected with the outside world. But once it opened itself up to the West with the Convention of Kanagawa in 1854 by the use of force by Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry of the United States Navy, Japan has never looked back. Japan is a spe
 
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Recently, under the leadership of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, and earlier under the late Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdallah bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud, Saudi Arabia has rolled out a series of women-friendly initiatives.  Recently, under the leadership of Custodian of the
 
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spotlight image Arun Jaitley, with his legal and political acumen, is the best bet for Narendra Modi after Manohar Parrikar, who could also understand technological as well as financial demands of the defence ministry.           
 
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India remians the inflexible bête-noir for Pakistan, yet there are few books by Indian authors that have sought to interpret the prodigal neighbour in a holistic, informed and empathetic manner.

 
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The line that Mortimer Durand drew across a small map in 1893 has bled the Pashtun heart ever since. More than a century later both sides of that line remain restless. But the mystery behind what actually happened on 12 November 1893 has never ...

 
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What went wrong for the West in Afghanistan? Why couldn't a global coalition led by the world's preeminent military and economic power defeat "a bunch of farmers in plastic sandals on dirt bikes" in a conflict that outlasted b...

 
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What will be Pakistan's fate? Acts of commission or omission by itself, in/by neighbours, and superpowers far and near have led the nuclear-armed country at a strategic Asian crossroads to emerge as a serious regional and global concern whi...

 
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Some South African generals, allied with the British forces, sought segregation from the enlisted men, all blacks, after being taken prisoners of war. The surprised German commander told them firmly that they would have to share the same quarte...

 
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