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A Change is Coming Through German Elections

Change is expected in the German elections on 26 September. For the first time since 2005, Chancellor Angela Merkel, is not a candidate. Her self-imposed term limit of four as…

By Gurjit Singh

America’s Afghanistan Debacle – End of the Unipolar World

Entire world has been left aghast and outraged by the heartbreaking and horrendous images of desperate Afghans fleeing for their lives from Kabul, becoming hapless victims of IS-K suicide attack…

By Sonal Shukla

What Next For India in Afghanistan?

The fall of Panjshir valley is one of despair for millions of Afghans who had pinned hopes on the success of the National Resistance Force (NRF). For the global powers…

By Major Sunil Shetty (Retd)

The West Owes Qatar a Favour Over Afghanistan

DUBAI (Reuters) - Since the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, the world's top diplomats have been beating a path to Qatar, long the gateway to the Taliban and now the essential…

By Reuters and Chanakya Forum

Terror Threat in Mozambique- Not Enough Attention

World attention is focused on Afghanistan. The concern with terrorism, the IS, drugs is all there in Afghanistan. The Taliban success has given heart to IS affiliates in Africa.[1] Yet…

The Kamala Harris Defensive Charm in South East Asia 

The Kamala Harris Defensive Charm in South East Asia  Gurjit Singh US Vice President Kamala Harris was in Southeast Asia this week. The visit confirmed a revitalized interest of the…

Raisi Presidency: Hardline or Pragmatic

With pomp and ceremony,ultra-conservative cleric Ebrahim Raisi was sworn in  Tehran as Iran's eighth President on 05 August, in the presence of more than 100 representatives of various countries and…

ASEAN Attracts Strategic Interest

ASEAN Attracts Strategic Interest Gurjit Singh While attention is focused on the next Quad summit and the US-China rivalry, there is perceptible movement in strategic engagement in the Indo-Pacific particularly…

India – The Flavour of August at UNSC

India - The Flavour of August at UNSC TP Sreenivasan A heroic effort by India to energize the UN after its abject failure to deal with Covid-19, the biggest threat…

India – Caribbean relations : A Quiet and Progressive Transformation

India - Caribbean relations: A Quiet and Progressive Transformation Dr Sunod Jacob The Caribbean region comprises of 13 countries namely, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada,…

Cuba Without Castro Faces Crisis

Cuba Without Castro Faces Crisis TP Sreenivasan The unprecedented, historic and spontaneous protests on the streets of Havana and other forty Cuban towns on July 11, 2021 marked a watershed…

Surprise Ceasefire in Tigray

Ethiopia conducted its delayed general elections on 21 June, in most of the country. About 20 per cent of the constituencies, including the entire northern state of Tigray did not…