The Turkish Skirmish
by: Muhammad Amir Khan
Date: October 22, 2019
The Latest Turkey’s military operation in Syria came to a 120-hour pause after US Vice President Mike Pence, visited Ankara to discuss the ceasefire in a meeting with President Erdogan....
Trade and Tribulations
by: Arsalaan Nazir
Date: September 25, 2019
Are the United States and China engaged in a cold war lite? The shift in US-China relations towards contestation, rather than cooperation, has expanded. Many within the US administration increasingly...
Indo-Pak Tensions Cloud SCO Moot
Date: June 17, 2019
Heads of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) countries, including India and Pakistan, met in Bishkek for the 19th Leaders’ Summit on Friday. Despite speculation around the possibility of a more...
Beijing’s riposte to the Huawei ban
Date: June 10, 2019
In an escalating trade war, China has announced that it is looking to restrict exports of rare earth minerals to the United States. Rare earth minerals – there are 17...
Tensions in the Far East
Date: June 9, 2019
China’s Defence Minister Wei Fenghe has once again reiterated China’s policy of reunification with Taiwan. Speaking at the recently concluded Shangrila Dialogue, Wei Fenghe said that if any country stood...
Makkah GCC, Arab League & OIC Summits
Date: June 7, 2019
In an unprecedented move, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud organised consecutive emergency summits of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Arab League and OIC in Makkah during Ramzan....
Saffron Sweep, Again
Date: May 25, 2019
For the first time since Indira Gandhi, an incumbent prime minister has returned to Delhi with an even greater majority after completing a five year term. Narendra Modi, who was...