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September, 2020

  • 28 September

    Abdullah Abdullah, the Harbinger of Peace in Afghanistan?

    Abdullah Abdullah is more a ‘son of the soil’ than Ghani, who sooner or later will return to the US. It would also suit Afghanistan and the region if it had a rather independent government.

  • 7 September

    Why Bangladeshis Are Unhappy With the Visit of India’s Top Diplomat?

    Many in Bangladesh are criticizing the recent unannounced visit of India's Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla to Dhaka. Bangladeshis think India is pressing Dhaka to drift away from China.

  • 5 September

    The ‘Abraham Accord’

    Though consequences are not yet fully clear the recently concluded Abraham Accord does not bode well for the Palestinians. Arab solidarity, always on shaky ground, has taken another hit. Also, it has started debate in Pakistan on the recognition of the Jewish state.

July, 2020

  • 19 July

    Remembering Genocide: From Bosnia & Herzegovina to Kashmir

    The disunited Muslim countries are responsible for the miseries of the Kashmiri people. The money of the Muslim countries, particularly the Arab countries, even Bangladesh, is used to kill the Muslims of Kashmir, and beyond.

  • 16 July

    Kashmiri Lives Also Matter

    When the international media are reporting about Ladakh they do that without even mentioning the vital connection to the Kashmir conflict, a sore wound in the body of South Asia that is damaging not only neighboring countries but first and foremost the Kashmiris. ‘Kashmiri Lives Also Matter’ is the message that should be taken in by the world.

  • 14 July

    Why Nepal-India Relations Are in a Nosedive?

    Indian propaganda against Nepal and its prompt action of stopping transmission of Indian channels will drive Kathmandu further away from New Delhi and facilitate China to enhance its influence in Nepal.

  • 10 July

    Why Pakistan Needs to Declare State of Emergency

    With a long, hot summer, the danger of locusts eating away our food security and the imminent floods to go with the pandemic, the consequences are grim for Pakistan.

  • 3 July

    Bangladeshi Importers Ban Indian Goods in a Tit-for-Tat Move

    Bangladesh has banned imports from India via land route following New Delhi's refusal to allow Bangladeshi trucks bring in goods. Bangladeshi traders complain, the Indian ban is causing them heavy losses.

June, 2020

  • 25 June

    Corruption Could Push Afghanistan Back to Civil War, Top US Official Warns

    America's top official overseeing Afghanistan's reconstruction warns return of civil war if President Ghani's government stops "lip service" to international donors and gets serious in fighting the endemic corruption in his country.

  • 23 June

    Kickstarting Pakistan’s Economy Digitally

    Digital payment in Pakistan has immense potential to revolutionize its payments infrastructure. More than a dozen digital payment companies have received licenses to operate in Pakistan. While the virus is keeping Pakistanis mostly at home it should not be a problem for the financial and digital specialists to keep working on the digital payment implementation.