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Pak Syndrome bedevils Indo-Bangla ties

June 23, 2012 admin 0

By Surinder K. Sharma Delhi based columnist on South Asian Affairs There is an imperative for India and Bangladesh to work together for mutual benefit and for the good of the region. Scholars from the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) and the Bangladesh Institute for International and Strategic Read more ………

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B’desh: Mir Quasem And His Failed Mission

June 22, 2012 admin 0

By Malladi Rama Rao Finally, as the long arm of law is catching up with the largest fundamentalist party of Bangladesh, it is tempting to say, Well, Hubris falls. For forty years, the Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) managed to survive with impunity, acted as the power centre behind the thrown and even Read more ………

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Mindsets The Obstacle To Peace In Sri Lanka

June 19, 2012 admin 0

-By Malladi Rama Rao One aspect of Sri Lanka – India relations puzzles the layman and expert alike. It relates to firing on Indian fishermen by Sri Lanka Navy in Palk Bay. Firing incidents take place at regular intervals, mostly at early morning hours, and the ‘intruding’ fishermen are nabbed Read more ………

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US launches new drone attacks on Pakistan

June 5, 2012 admin 0

By Bill Van Auken The Obama administration ordered new drone attacks on Pakistan over the weekend, killing at least a dozen people in the tribal area of South Waziristan. Sunday’s strike involved two drones, which fired two missiles each into a home and a car in the Wana district of Read more ………