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    Indian Supreme Court Ruling on Kashmir Internet Ban- An Analysis

    When a right is violated, the remedy has to be the restoration of the right. No matter how beautifully the lofty principles of fundamental rights are articulated, nothing can substitute for real action to restore them.

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    Soleimani's Assassination: The Mafia Would Have Been Proud

    Trump’s reckless policy may help his re-election, but it also makes it much more likely that the US will sink ever deeper into the morass of the Mideast.

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    US-Iran War and Consequences for India

    He was being talked about as a possible candidate for the presidency in 2021, after the Parliament elections this year. As a popular figure, seen as restoring Iranian hegemony over West Asia as in the Achaemenid empire

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    Why Moscow Will Dominate Middle East For Long

    Russia's growing influence in the region has also been a result of US ambiguous strategy and lack of foresight. It’s hard truth that by pursuing its clear-cut goals with limited means but with determination, Russia has

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    Pashtuns Grievances Should be Addressed

    Pashtuns are an ethnic group of about 49 million people, the biggest share of them lives in Pakistan. They are referred with many names such as Afghan, Pashtun, Pathan and Pukhtoon.

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    Trump’s repeated ignorance of history

    In his speech on 4th July at National Mall, Washington, President Donald Trump said, “We will always be the people who defeated a tyrant, crossed a continent, harnessed science, took to the skies.

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    After tanker attacks and drone debacle, Iran has the upper hand

    It’s no longer matters whether Iran carried out the tanker attacks or not. The result is that it has given Tehran an advantage, compounded by the downing of the drone, which Trump did not calculate.

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    The Oil Crisis Saudi Arabia Can't Solve

    Looking at the current volatility in the Persian/Arabian Gulf and the possibility of a temporary closure of the Strait of Hormuz, the Aramco CEO’s message might be a bit overoptimistic.

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    Southeast Asia no longer wants the world’s trash

    Southeast Asian nations no longer want your trash. Last week, Malaysia announced it was sending 3,300 tonnes of scrap plastics including CDs, insulated electric cables and milk jugs back to countries ranging from Austral

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    Is the Middle East on the brink of a major showdown?

    War clouds in the Middle East are thickening. A worrisome conjunction of circumstances is leading towards a possible showdown between the Axis of Resistance and Arab Nato.

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    From inspiration to despair: A year of Gaza's Great March of Return

    Last month, a 14-year-old Palestinian from Gaza, Hasan Shalabi, was fatally shot in the chest by an Israeli sniper. He had been looking for work and food for his family when he became one of dozens.

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    Erdogan and Imran Khan? a political synthesis

    Different nationalities, different stories, and different rhetoric yet Tayyip Erdogan, President of Turkish Republic, and Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan, share a similar direction.

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    America has been shunned and shamed

    A week ago Hassan Rouhani paid his first official visit to Iraq as Iran’s president.  He has been preceded by a series of visits by the first vice president, oil and foreign ministers, Central Bank chief.

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    Christchurch, Islamophobia and the Fifth Column

    Xenophobia, the fear of the "other/alien" group that is suspected and then portrayed as an evil force likely to overtake/ oppress/ suppress you, has been used as an instrument, right from the dawn.

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    Rouhani’s Iraq Visit Undercuts U.S. Iran Policy

    This week, President Hassan Rouhani’s three-day Iraqi visit marks an important turning point in Iran-Iraq relations. Rouhani aims to boost bilateral ties and, simultaneously, circumvent suffocating.

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    India and Pakistan: the aftermath of crisis

    The recent military exchange between India and Pakistan has raised the stakes in a volatile region. Taking such significant risks – heavy-handed response to terrorist provocation being the latest.

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    Time For India To Fight TRP Nationalism

    Ever since the Pulwama attack they have worked up a nationalist frenzy and batted for a full scale war with Pakistan. And when India launched  strikes on Balakot in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, these channels.

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    Shia Islam and the Muslim Brotherhood: Could an alliance be on the cards?

    One of the most interesting unintended consequences of Jamal Khashoggi's murder last October in the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul has been a clash over the leadership of the Muslim world. 

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    Nancy Pelosi’s Great Wall of Resistance 

    Whoever explained to then-President-elect Donald Trump what it meant to be president – if anyone did – neglected to tell him that on occasion a president loses a policy fight. That person also

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    Search continues for elusive peace in Afghanistan

    President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw half of America’s forces from Afghanistan has brought with it a sense of urgency and uncertainty to the situation. The urgency has raised hopes that the US.

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    The Wall, The Endless War, and the Troops Who Pay

    The suicide bombing in Manbij, Syria which killed up to twenty people, including two U.S. soldiers, a State Department employee, and a defense contractor, adds to the tragic toll of the war in Syria.

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    A Muslim Response To ISIS

    In this part of the essay, I wish to address two things. One, how has Muslim leadership refuted ISIS and exposed the inadequacy of its religious and ideological foundations. Second, as the ISIS issue has already.

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    The Agony of Being Naseeruddin Shah

    The storm of abuse and sheer vitriol that greeted Naseeruddin Shah’s lament over the alarming state of the nation only proves his point. The actor wasn’t even referring to the routine attacks and abuse.

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    Is trouble brewing in the Indian Ocean?

    The “great game” of the Kipling era was between Britain in India and expanding Tsarist Russia. Now a new one has emerged in the Indian Ocean, with multiple players on one side and China on the other. 

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