South Asia

September, 2019

  • 15 September

    Lebensraum in Reverse – Modi Hitlerian Apprentice

    Germany went to war against the Soviet Union mainly for “Lebensraum” (living room), territory needed for its national development. Modi is creating Lebensraum in reverse, pushing the minority population mainly Muslims, out to create space for the Hindu population. It will be interesting to see how Hasina Wajid deals with this, after all the deportees will have nowhere to go but Bangladesh.

  • 11 September

    Post-9/11 : Pakistan’s War on Terrorism

    From Swat Operation of 2009 to Operation Zarb-i-Azb of 2014 and from state’s conventional theory of deep assets to current counter extremism narrative, Matrix Media takes a deep look at Pakistan’s first decade of fighting terrorism.

  • 10 September

    Article 15 of the Indian Constitution – A Sham

    There is no doubt that the proclaimed secularism of India and the rights of minorities there are a sham. The Constitution that enshrines the rights of the Indian people has been violated from day one multiple times, the scrapping of Article 370 is only the latest step in a long row of violations.

  • 10 September

    Afghanistan: Trump’s Fury Smells Rat?

    A big question facing us all is: is it a smoke-screen Trump has created before dropping a bombshell or has the US security establishment finally triumphed over the whimsical, matter-of-fact president who loves to fly solo, and probably seeking glory?  

  • 7 September

    Myth of Media Freedom in India

    Press freedom has deteriorated over the past five years in India for a variety of reasons, the most important being the rule of right-wing Hindutva nationalists who try to redefine India and Indians.

  • 2 September

    Fascist Ideologies: Nazi and Hindutva Swastikas

    Described as "almost fascist in the classical sense", the Hindutva movement adheres to a concept of homogenized majority and cultural hegemony.

  • 2 September

    India’s Perfidy With the International Community

    Modi’s plans aside, his colonial action will backfire and serve as a blessing for the Kashmiris. India’s misadventure has in fact paved the way for Pakistan to internationalize the issue. It is now established that India is an illegal occupier and it ultimately will have to leave the entire Kashmir. 

August, 2019

  • 21 August

    Pakistan: Tremendous National Security Decision

    Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is being hailed for giving three-year extension to the country's powerful army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa which will ensure continuity of security and economic policies.

  • 16 August

    Modi’s Kashmir Gamble Won’t Pay Off

    Pakistan should avoid any major armed clash with India but should gear up its diplomatic war along with China to put India on the back foot. At the diplomatic front, it should also capitalize on the strong anti-India sentiments fueled by Modi’s intransigent move and galvanize world opinion against Indian rights violations in Kashmir.

  • 15 August

    India’s Scrapping of Article 370 in Occupied J&K Sparks Fears in Mizoram

    View from India: New Delhi's's unilateral and illegal actions against occupied Jammu and Kashmir have triggered fears in the Christian-dominated northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, which is given special protection under provision of Article 371G of Indian constitution, that came into effect after the signing of Mizo peace accord in 1986.