Daily Archives: May 14, 2017

South Asia Satellite: Space diplomacy or domination?

In a rather bizarre turn of events, on 5 May this year India launched a satellite into space. This is not the first satellite it has launched and will...

Ranil Wickremesinghe – A liberal leader and thinker

The book titled ‘Ranil Wickremesinghe - A Political Biography’ by Dinesh Weerakkody is an excellent narration of the political journey of a four-time Prime Minister. The book in very...

‘It is up to India’s neighbours to decide or make a choice’

Professor Hu Shisheng, Director at the Institute of South and Southeast Asian and Oceanian Studies at China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations, keeps a close eye on Nepal issues....

What can Hekmatyar’s return to the fold mean for Afghanistan?

While the addition of a few thousand fresh US troops to Afghanistan to fight both the Taliban and the rising threat of ISIS may not have been successful in...