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United States and South Asia : Analysis by Dr. Richard Benkin

United States and South Asia

With the United States of America (US or USA) taking a more isolationist tone and actions under President Donald Trump, it is not surprising that some South Asians are looking to other powers for support; not surprising but not wise either. People have been counting out the US since its birth when many Europeans thought the ragtag American revolutionaries would fall apart before …

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The Citizenship Amendment Act: Correcting historic blunder

Citizenship Amendment Act

To understand the violent protests against The Citizenship Amendment Act we need to go back in history. It has been over 70 years since India was partitioned on religious lines because Muslim League believed that muslims can not co-exist with Hindus. The frightful vivisection of India in 1947 paved way for emergence of two nations: A secular India committed towards …

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Pakistan and the anatomy of terror

The Pulwama attack few weeks back was carefully calibrated to pile pressure on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the run-up to the general election to be held in April and May 2019. Pulwama tragedy signals a significant escalation in terrorism in the Kashmir Valley. Given the type, target and the scale of the attack, it seems obvious that this …

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Enough is enough, I’m warning Gen. Bajwa – Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

CM Amarinder Singh

While moving a resolution in the Punjab assembly condemning the Pulwama attack, Capt. Amarinder Singh came down heavily on Pakistani politicians and its army. Chandigarh: As the Punjab Vidhan Sabha unanimously passed a resolution condemning the Pulwama attack, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh delivered a strong speech, stating that the time to talk peace with Pakistan was over. Here are excerpts from …

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President Ashraf Ghani slams Pak over state violence Against Pashtuns & Baloch

Afghanistan President

Kabul – President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday expressed serious concern over the violence perpetrated against peaceful protesters and civil activists in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Baluchistan and warned that it could have “long-standing negative consequences.” Pakistan’s civil and military establishments have been resorting to violence and state terrorism to crush civic rights Pashtun and Baloch Movements in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Baluchistan. …

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What happened at Torkham, Pakistan again exposed

Free Pashtunistan

On November 15 when we took the cadaver of Tahir Dawar with public and official protocol from Jalalabad to Torkham, the convoy was stopped in about one km from the crossing point on Durand line, and I with three other colleagues walked to the crossing point where we met Mohsin Dawar, an MP and PTM’s senior member, accompanied by a Pakistani delegation. After a …

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What does Jamal Kashoggi’s killing have to do with CPEC?

Journalists in Saudi Arabia

Geo-political dynamics are complicated. Take the recent accommodation between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. According to the highly prestigious Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan struck gold with the Saudis in October. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salmon (MBS) agreed that the Saudi kingdom would send Pakistan’s central bank $3 billion USD in outright aid, and would give Pakistan an extra …

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Pashtuns want UN intervention against Pakistan

Pashtuns

An anti-Pakistan demonstration was staged by the activists of the Pashtun Takhafuz Movement (PTM), a civic movement of the Pashtun community against Pakistani security establishment for its direct and indirect involvement in human rights abuses against the suppressed ethnic Pashtuns, and the country’s state sponsored terrorism on both sides of the unauthorized Durand Line, resulting in Pashtun genocide by the …

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Pashtun Long March, long suppressed Pashtuns raise their voice

Pashtun spring

Pashtun Long March was organized by the Pashtun Protection Movement, formerly known as Mehsud Protection Movement, which was led by Manzoor Pashteen. The movement started after the encounter of Naqeebullah Mehsud, a Pashtun model who resided in Karachi. Naqeeb was linked to terrorists groups without any evidence and killed by Rao Anwar. In response, Naqeeb’s tribe started a march to …

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Umar Daud Khattak, Mission Commander, Pashtunistan Liberation Army in conversation with Shaurya Ritwik

Umar Daud Khattak

Umar Daud Khattak is a warrior and Mission Commander of Pashtunishtan Liberation Army fighting against the illegal occupation of Pakistan from past many years. He is in list of most wanted by Pakistan’s intelligence agency ISI. In an interview with The Charticle’s Founding Editor Shaurya Ritwik in Kabul, Afghanistan he talked about his Free Pashtunishtan movement, Pashtun history, Pakistan army’s atrocities in Balochistan, Pashtunishtan and …

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