Is India Preparing to Unleash “Weapons of Mass Migration” in Kashmir?
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Is India Preparing to Unleash “Weapons of Mass Migration” in Kashmir?

The planned deployment of 20,000 more paramilitary forces in occupied Kashmir has raised serious concern among the locals that India is preparing to rescind Article 35A ahead of the country’s upcoming independence day celebrations next month, which would allow non-residents to purchase property in the region and possibly lead to the disruptive large-scale influx of…

The Trump Hand Strikes Again
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The Trump Hand Strikes Again

Almost everything Trump touches turns to dirt or worse. Even if he seems to be genuinely trying to improve some sort of awkward situation, he strikes the wrong note. It doesn’t matter to him that he knows absolutely nothing about the subject which draws his attention, because in his ignorance he will plunge in and…

The U.S. Has No Place in Stirring Up China-Vietnam Relations
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The U.S. Has No Place in Stirring Up China-Vietnam Relations

American diplomats were trying to stir up trouble in Chinese-Vietnamese relations by making aggressive statements regarding Hanoi’s request that Beijing cease conducting seismic research in part of the South China Sea region that lies within the nine-dash line. A survey vessel entered the area earlier this month escorted by several coastguard ships, but Vietnam doesn’t…

The UAE Will Stay in Yemen, But Won’t Follow the Saudis Into a War with Iran
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The UAE Will Stay in Yemen, But Won’t Follow the Saudis Into a War with Iran

Current events in the Gulf and Arabian Peninsula set the stage for a split between Riyadh and Abu Dhabi with Iran and Yemen taking center stage. UAE seems “over” its war in Yemen and ready to divert resources to other theatres, but its occupation of Yemen remains. Abu Dhabi is not interested in escalating US-Saudi…