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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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India’s response to Pak PM Imran Khan’s loose speech at UNGA

India's response at UNGA

Exercising its right to reply, India on Saturday responded to Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s maiden UNGA speech where he loosely spoke about nuclear war. Here is the full text of India’s response presented by Vidisha Maitra, First Secretary at Indian Mission in United Nations: Threat of unleashing nuclear devastation qualifies as brinksmanship, not statesmanship Mr. President, I take the floor …

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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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The National Security Market is Open for Proxy Wars

War in Afghanistan

– By Umar Daud Khattak, Pashtunistan Freedom Activist Since childhood, I have been thinking why the war in Pashtun lands [in Afghanistan and Pakistan] does not come to a conclusion. Why the war [or in western NATO context, the war on terror, formerly called Jihad, an American Jihad against USSR’s communism] has no winner and loser? Why there are no …

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United States suspending military equipment delivery, most aid to Pakistan

United States

Taking the strictest action against Pakistan, the United States has announced that it was freezing most security aid and the delivery of military equipment because Islamabad continues to shelter terrorists despite several warnings from President Donald Trump and other leaders. “We will not be delivering military equipment or transfer security-related funds to Pakistan,” State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said on …

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What is Moderate Islam? Dr. Richard Benkin in conversation with Shaurya Ritwik

What is moderate islam

In an exclusive interview Dr. Richard Benkin shared his views with Shaurya Ritwik, Founding Editor, The Charticle on his latest published book What is Moderate Islam?, Radical islamic terrorism, Donald Trump administration, his role in advocacy of human rights in Bangladesh and a lot more. Dr. Benkin, first of all I would like to congratulate you on your new book …

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