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The Situation in Pakistan: Pressure Building on the Imran Khan Government

Imran Khan government is on a slippery slope. The trust between the government and the army has been dented on the curious case of the appointment of the new DG ISI. The two sides are no longer on the same ‘page’. This spells trouble for the gove....

Evolving India-ASEAN Maritime Cooperation

Maritime security has been one of the important elements in the relationship between India and ASEAN countries. Right from the start of the Look East policy India has been concerned with regard to developing maritime security architecture with the So....

Nepal’s Afghanistan Policy is gradually Acquiring Some Shape

When the Taliban captured the Afghan capital Kabul on August 15, Nepal was completely unprepared to face the unexpected situation that unfolded in the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) member. With the Taliban rapidly advan....

Corporate Social Responsibility and Public Private Partnership to fight Poverty

If one takes the Global Hunger Index where India stands at 101 now, it maybe debatable but even if we notch it up to a liberal 90, it is still not only a matter of concern but it may indicate some flaws in policy and implementation. As Government of ....

Ahead of COP 26: Need to Restore the Salience of Climate Justice

Ahead of the climate change COP 26 meeting in Glasgow in November 2021, some difficult questions have emerged. Is the international community serious about tackling climate change? The chair designate of COP26, Alok Sharma, a British MP, in his le....

Single National Curriculum in Pakistan- a Recipe for Disaster?

Education is considered to be a potent force that paves the way for political, social and economic development of any country. A viable education system enables the nation to achieve its national goals and is a key indicator of progress and prosperit....

Glasgow Conference and India’s Energy Transition

The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his speech to the UN General Assembly described the findings of the report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as ‘Code Red for humanity’ Keywords : Climate Change , Commentary , India , Nuclear Power , Net zero , COP 26 , renewables

ASEAN Snubs the General in Myanmar in keeping him out of the Summit

ASEAN’s reputation as a successful regional entity is at stake because of the military coup in Myanmar on 1 February. No amount of counsel by other ASEAN members or the international community to persuade the junta to restore democracy has worked a....

The Libyan Elections – Amidst Hope and Despair

I fondly and vividly recall one of the finest and first ever elections held in the newly liberated Libya in 2012 when the man on the street just looked enthusiastically at their future that might have fulfilled their revolutionary dream. The election....

China’s Military Planes Pass through the ADIZ of Taiwan and its Implications

Since last year China’s People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) has been sending aircrafts to pass through the Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) of Taiwan. As of early October of this year, there have been more than 600 sorties of intrusi....

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