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Any continued success of terrorists in Kashmir rings a warning bell for all countries around the world, as continued success of terrorists in Kashmir would amount to success of terrorism in the world, writes N.S. Venkataraman for South Asia Monitor.

 
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The South Asia Satellite provides opportunity for South Asian states to work closely for a common cause and eradicate many of the region's urgent predicaments and problems with the help of modern technology, writes Aniket Bhavthankar for South Asia Monitor.

 
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Stakeholders in Afghanistan must realise that if Taliban come to power again in Afghanistan it will be dangerous not only for the region but also for the whole world, writes Jai Kumar Verma for South Asian Monitor.

 
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The default response of the Modi government in matters of national security has been to  inhabit social media.  Over the last few months, whenever there is a setback  or security personnel killed, ministers  invoke  emotive nationalism  and promise retribution on the perpetrators, writes C Uday Bhaskar for South Asia Monitor 

 
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The night belongs to the guerilla fighters. They are free to lay improvised explosive devices and prepare the ground to set up an ambush. How well they have managed to mould the battlefield can be seen in the manner in which they have tackled the behemoth “mine-resistant vehicle” imported from South Africa, writes Cecil Victor for South Asia Monitor.

 
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The only solution to such a crisis is a regional approach. SAARC, ASEAN, SCO, GCC and other important regional organisations should come forward to design a constructive policy in respect of refugee, asylum seeker and IDPs, writes Dr Bawa Singh for South Asia Monitor.

 
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While India can take up the issue of Iran with the US, it remains to be seen whether it has the leverage. In such a situation, India needs to pitch for a more pragmatic Iran policy and work closely with other countries which have been advocating the same, write Tridivesh Singh Maini & Sandeep Sachdeva for South Asia Monitor.

 
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The contribution of Indians in the Kingdom's economic development has been acknowledged by the Saudi government and we have made significant efforts to make them feel at home, writes Ambassador Saud Al Sati 

 
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India, like the EU, would expect flexibility from the UK on the same issue that led to Brexit in the first instance – free movement of people and professionals across borders, writes Bhaswati Mukherjee for South Asia Monitor. 

 
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New Delhi, Tokyo and Washington have a common interest in preventing Chinese hegemony. The world is now faced with a dangerous situation as North Korea has been emboldened by China’s continuous support for her becoming a nuclear power, writes Savitri Vishwanathan for South Asia Monitor.

 


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spotlight image Relations between India and Morocco go back a millennium with the first recorded links dating to the 14th century, when the famous traveller and writer from Tangier, Ibn Batuta, travelled to India.
 
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US President Donald Trump has said he sees a “critical” role for India in his country's South Asia strategy for fighting terrorism and building up a safe Afghanistan.
 
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On 14 August 1947 Pakistan, consisting of East and West Pakistan, celebrated its independence. The 14th was chosen for the ceremony because Lord Mountbatten who came to Karachi as the Chief Guest had to later leave for Delhi where ot the midnight stroke India was to declare its independence.
 
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The Doklam stand-off and a variety recent opinion pieces in magazines and newspapers draws attention to the poor state of defence policy preparedness and the lack of meaningful higher defence control in India. 
 
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The two ideologically divergent ruling partners - the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) - in Jammu and Kashmir are headed for a showdown as the debate over the abrogation of Article 35A of the Constitution of India heats up.
 
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At the root of the present Doklam crisis is China’s intrusion into Bhutanese territory for its road building projects. These connectivity projects are integral to President Xi Jinping’s dream project, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). India and Bhutan were the only two countries that did not participate in the first forum
 
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There are six encouraging and bold pillars in the new US strategy on Afghanistan as outlined by President Donald Trump.
 
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Is the United States threatened by Nazism? The short answer is no, notwithstanding the frightening events in Charlottesville, Virginia, recently.
 
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It is a privilege to be invited to this most prestigious of law schools in the country, more so for someone not formally lettered in the discipline of law. I thank the Director and the faculty for this honour.
 
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As talk of war and violence -- all that Mahatma Gandhi stood against -- gains prominence across the world, a Gandhian scholar has urged that the teachings of the apostle of non-violence be taken to the classroom.

 
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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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This is the continuing amazing spiritual journey of a Muslim man from Kerala who plunged into Vedic religion after a chance encounter with a Hindu mystic under a jackfruit tree in the backyard of his house when he was just nine. It is a story w...

 
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History is told by the victors but in our modern age, even contemporary events get - or are given - a slant, where some contributors soon get eclipsed from the narrative or their images tarnished.

 
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Humans have long had a fear of malignant supernatural beings but there may be times when even the latter cannot compare with the sheer evil and destructiveness mortals may be capable of. But then seeking to enable the end of the world due to it...

 
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