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What is fueling the diplomatic crisis between Nepal and India?

By   /  May 23, 2020  /  Media  /  No Comments

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Who is behind the recent attacks in Afghanistan?

By   /  May 18, 2020  /  Media  /  No Comments

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Sino-Indian tensions escalate in border regions

By   /  May 14, 2020  /  Media  /  No Comments

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Countering Xenophobia Against Asians Due to Covid-19

By   /  May 14, 2020  /  News  /  No Comments

“Let me be clear. There is no place in our country for discrimination driven by fear or misinformation. This is not something Canadians will ever stand for.” said Prime Minister Trudeau in February. The Covid-19 pandemic has upended the world in more ways than one. Some changes have been positive such as the decrease in […]

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Fighting Covid19 – The Canadian Way

By   /  April 29, 2020  /  Analysis  /  No Comments

Cricket matches in Brampton are being broken up, roller-bladers are getting hauled up, social gatherings of more than five people are banned and residents in Toronto need to ensure they keep at least a two meter distance from non-family members while out in public. These are just some of the measures enacted by the Ontario […]

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Iran After Soleimani

By   /  March 18, 2020  /  Analysis  /  No Comments

To say that 2020 has been a maelstrom of epic proportions might be an under-statement. With Iran and the US going toe to toe at the beginning of the year, the ongoing battle between Turkey and the Syrian Regime in Idlib, the riots in Delhi and the rapidly growing COVID-19 pandemic causing panic around the […]

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Winds of Change in South Asia

By   /  January 24, 2020  /  Commentary  /  No Comments

Three weeks ago, Bangladesh shut off all mobile services along its 4,156 km long border with India. Such a drastic step for a nation that is for all intents and purposes a client state of India is quite reflective of a change in mood in the Awami League’s camp. The reason for this? Security reasons […]

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Rethinking Pakistan’s Relations with the GCC

By   /  December 23, 2019  /  Analysis  /  No Comments

Rethinking Pakistan’s Relations with the GCC

There it is. “Imran Khan bows out of Malaysia Summit”. Written in big, bold letters across most mainstream regional newspapers. One cannot help but think, what a world we live in where those who stand by us during our lowest points have to be shunned in place of those who couldn’t care less. Malaysia and […]

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Formulating A New Approach to Middle Eastern Politics

By   /  April 4, 2018  /  Analysis  /  No Comments

The outlook towards Arab states from a Western international relations standpoint has been fraught with misinterpretations and mis-understandings of the actual ground realities. In contemporary IR, the concepts of realism and social constructivism are looked at as being mutually exclusive. In my view, I believe that the best way to view Arab states in IR […]

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The Effect of the War in Afghanistan to Pakistan’s Economy

By   /  April 2, 2018  /  News  /  No Comments

“Do more” is the call resounding today throughout the halls of the White House with regards to Pakistan’s alleged facilitation of the Afghan Taliban. This is by no means a novel American approach to dealing with Pakistan and its complex relationship with some of the groups that both nations had promoted during the 1979 Soviet […]

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