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United States and other NATO countries must send more troops to Afghanistan so that Islamic State is not able to shift headquarters to the country, writes Jai Kumar Verma for South Asia Monitor

 
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Since India’s independence, there have been three distinct waves of migration. During the 1960s, the best students, particularly from STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and medicine, went for higher studies and a professional career to the US and the UK, writes Amit Dasgupta for South Asia Monitor

 
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One measure of its status now is the refusal of UN officials to get involved in India-Pakistan affairs, despite Islamabad's pleadings, or for the organisation to internationalise the Kashmir issue, writes Arul Louis for South Asia Monitor

 
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If at all Saeed or his protégé manages to capture the high chair in Islamabad, any chances of improving relations with Pakistan would have to be dumped. Implosion of Pakistan will be a foregone conclusion since Saeed believes in Punjabi supremacy and the Pakhtuns and Baloch will never accept it, Brig Anil Gupta (retd) for South Asia Monitor.

 
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Ansari  warned against promoting  "intolerance and arrogant patriotism" and said, that left unchecked, these twin malignancies would have an adverse impact on pluralism and secularism, the precious core values so deeply embedded in the Constitution, writes C Uday Bhaskar for South Asia Monitor

 
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Sharif’s policy of reaching out to India was thwarted at every stage by the army, by three successive Punjabi army chiefs (Kayani, Raheel Sharif and Qamar Bajwa), writes Tridivesh Singh Maini for South Asia Monitor

 
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It is hard to make concession in the name of Trump's characteristic penchant for hyperbole and bluster because he is dealing with a leader who has lived outside international norms in the tradition of his father Kim Jong-Il and grandfather Kim Il-sung, writes Mayank Chhaya for South Asia Monitor

 
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The India-Vietnam comprehensive strategic partnership will acquire more teeth when India ships the lethal BrahMos and 25- mile range Akash missiles to Vietnam.  The Vietnam navy has four offshore patrol vessels supplied by India, writes Amitava Mukherjee for South Asia Monitor

 
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Street harassment is one of the numerous forms of violence which women suffer in Afghanistan. It is the most neglected form of violence against women, writes Zarifa Sabet for South Asia Monitor

 
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To achieve his strategic vision, Modi opted for his own distinctive approach: first, he chose to place greater emphasis on personal equations and second, he opted to be disruptive and unpredictable and, if required, unhesitatingly forceful. Both depart dramatically from the approach adopted by his predecessors, writes Amb Amit Dasgupta (retd.) 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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Stepping up action against terrorists attacking India, President Donald Trump's Administration has declared Hizb-ul Mujahideen (HM) a “global terrorist organisation” in an attempt to choke off financial and other support to it.
 
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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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It wasn’t so long ago that the whole world watched as Donald Trump sashayed on to the Riyadh red carpet and stole the show with his tough talk on Iranian-sponsored terrorism.
 
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A vehicular attack to maximise casualties and spread panic is now a well-tested terrorist strategy in European cities.
 
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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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