South Asia

November, 2019

  • 14 November

    India: All Thieves are Cousins

    The Babri Mosque verdict was a dictated and imposed symbol of communal and political biases. Supreme Court also proves that any crime against the Muslims is legal in India.

  • 10 November

    Afghanistan, China and Connectivity

    China is the real pivot of the east, and considering India for this role is a blunder of the highest magnitude. A country which has not been able to provide basic living amenities to its populace; a large segment of Indian urban population grows up and dies on footpaths and streets but the country is falsely talked about as the economic bulwark of the region.

  • 1 November

    Israel’s Water Revolution: A Blueprint for Pakistan’s Water Crisis

    Israel's water independence policy has been successful in eradicating water crisis in that country. Pakistan, being the sixth most populous nation, and the third largest country facing water crisis, can learn from Israel's innovative approaches.

October, 2019

  • 27 October

    India’s Hypocritical ‘Exceptionalism’, and Geopolitics

    Indian government’s anxiety is understandable due to its failed and failing policies both at home and in the region, from a floundering economy to a serious mistake in Kashmir to a completely sidelined position in the context of Afghan issues. However, what India fails to understand that no matter whatever its size or its economy’s sliding international appeal, it has to live in a region, with neighbors.

  • 26 October

    World Silence on Kashmir Deafening

    Unfortunately, Pakistan's Foreign Office, the Foreign Minister and the embassies so far have failed in getting Kashmir the attention that is needed. While Kashmir has been a focus of foreign policy of Pakistan for many years, its treatment has become a command exercise in the embassies with dull programs for the ‘inner circle’ only without creating an impact in the host society.

  • 1 October

    Pakistan: Hazards of Fighting Corruption

    In a society where people are judged according to what property they own or what they wear and what care they drive it seems to many that what they earn by honest work is not enough to quench the thirst for ‘more’.

  • 1 October

    India’s Modi Pushing South Asia into War, Chaos

    Modi and his hawkish followers did their best to divert the attention of the international community from the Kashmir crisis and isolate Pakistan. But they utterly failed.

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.