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Doklam: China’s War Drums and the India-Bhutan Treaty

Doklam: China’s War Drums and the India-Bhutan Treaty

In the last two months there have been rising tensions in the Himalayas between India and China over disputed territories, the world should take notice.

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China’s ‘Colonial Investments’ Run into Rough Weather in the Indian Subcontinent

China’s ‘Colonial Investments’ Run into Rough Weather in the Indian Subcontinent

With protests against China's investments in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Pakistan, the country's ambitious expansion via economics in the Indian subcontinent is not going as well as Beijing had imagined.

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Muslim Refugees and a Muslim (Host) Nation in South Asia

Muslim Refugees and a Muslim (Host) Nation in South Asia

Bangladesh—a Muslim majority state—is planning to send refugee Rohingyas from Myanmar to a low-lying island in the Bay of Bengal that critics say is 'unlivable'.

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‘Eastward Ho’ for India-led South Asia?

‘Eastward Ho’ for India-led South Asia?

Trade blocs are often instruments of geopolitics. India's cooperation with the South Asian nations east of Pakistan plays witness to this age-old truism.

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The Tattered Mirage of a South Asian Union is Dying Fast – Pt. 3

The Tattered Mirage of a South Asian Union is Dying Fast – Pt. 3

The escalating India-China rivalry in the region is increasingly dwarfing all other issues regarding the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation.

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The Tattered Mirage of a South Asian Union is Dying Fast – Pt. 2

The Tattered Mirage of a South Asian Union is Dying Fast – Pt. 2

The Indian subcontinent is chequered with a history of border disputes and issues regarding transnational ethnic and religious groups.

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The Tattered Mirage of a South Asian Union is Dying Fast – Pt. 1

The Tattered Mirage of a South Asian Union is Dying Fast – Pt. 1

Heightened tensions between India and Pakistan threaten to add the upcoming SAARC Summit to the long list of failed attempts at cooperation in South Asia.

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China saw Modi coming but not Modi’s India

China saw Modi coming but not Modi’s India

Before Narendra Modi became the prime minister of India, some observers in China believed that he could well be "the Deng Xiaoping of India," comparing him with the Chinese leader who led the economic reform that has transformed China to a global power from a Third World country.

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Repatriation Still a Far Cry in Bhutan, Says Exiled Journalist

Repatriation Still a Far Cry in Bhutan, Says Exiled Journalist

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India Just Scored a Self Goal

India Just Scored a Self Goal

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Nagorno-Karabakh: Expect Status Quo in 2013-14

Nagorno-Karabakh: Expect Status Quo in 2013-14

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Sri Lanka Goes Down

Sri Lanka Goes Down

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The Hole Gets Deeper

The Hole Gets Deeper

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Has Constitutional Monarchy Given Way to Continual Anarchy in Nepal?

Has Constitutional Monarchy Given Way to Continual Anarchy in Nepal?

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SAARC Bulletin

SAARC Bulletin

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About the Author

Anshuman Rawat
Anshuman Rawat

Author of Conflicts, Geopolitics and Asia Volume 1: 2010-12 – A Short Diary of Notes from the Region, Anshuman Rawat is a geopolitical/international relations journalist, communications specialist and serial media entrepreneur from India. Founder-Director of a media company, he spends much of his professional calendar as an editorial, management and communications consultant. He is also the founder of 'League of India', a news action tank that is committed to the idea of shaping a progressive India by fostering centre-right liberal governance, a free economy and an open society.

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