All posts tagged: xinjiang

Afghanistan: Can West Retreat Mobilize Muslims to Establish their Own Powerful State

Commenting on America’s abrupt exit from Afghanistan, Tony Blair, the former UK Prime Minister, had harsh words for the West. He said, “The pressure of short-term political imperatives is giving both allies and opponents of liberal open societies the belief that our time is over”. [1] Blair is not alone in his criticism of America […]

Views on the News 3-4/09/2021

Headlines: * Exclusive: Before Afghan Collapse, Biden Pressed Ghani to Change Perception * Taliban Parade Captured US Military Equipment in Kandahar * Afghanistan: Dominic Raab Visits Pakistan in Push to Help Fleeing Afghans * US Finally Exits Afghanistan: Biden Again Defends US Defeat * Kashmir again under Brutal Lockdown * Repercussions of American Defeat: European […]

Pakistan and the Fallacy of Geo-Economics The Race for Central Asia

Since its founding, Pakistan has remained a state under threat. The eastern wing of the moth-eaten Pakistan that was compromised upon in 1947, had borders with a hostile neighbor, India, to the east. At the same time, its inception reopened old questions concerning ethnic fault lines in South Asia. Across the border to the east, […]

Views on the News 12/03/2021

Headlines: • Switzerland Referendum: Voters Support Ban on Face Coverings • India: Teaching of Hinduism Books in Islamic Madrasas Sparks Anger • China’s Crackdown on Muslims Spreads to Tropical Hainan Switzerland Referendum: Voters Support Ban on Face Coverings Switzerland has narrowly voted in favour of banning face coverings in public, including the burka or niqab […]