China pushing Afghanistan for Peace Talks with Taliban

Chinese officials are urging the government of Afghanistan to restart peace talks with the Taliban after the last round of discussions collapsed, the Chinese Foreign Ministry has said. The statement … Read More

Annual Forecast 2016

Annual Forecast 2016 With old geopolitical realities resurfacing across Eurasia and commodity prices stuck in a slump, 2016 is shaping up to be an unsettling year for much of the … Read More

In break with past, China hosts Indian Northern Army Commander

India’s Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General D.S. Hooda has held rare talks with top People’s Liberation Army Generals in Beijing, aimed at boosting confidence along the border and expanding cooperation … Read More

Saudi Arabia and Pakistan’s Evolving Alliance

The two Muslim powers seek a “reset”—but events in the region may make that impossible. By Giorgio Cafiero , Daniel Wagner In early November, Pakistan’s chief of army staff, General … Read More

View from India – Pakistan Afghanistan Intelligence Sharing

By The New Indian Express The goings-on in Afghanistan ever since Ashraf Ghani was chosen to head a unity government seven months ago have been becoming curiouser and curiouser. The … Read More