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Everything that informs geopolitics can be found in South Asia: challenging demographics, geographic diversity, and contentious, ill-defined borders.


China Is Now the World’s Largest Economy. We Shouldn’t Be Shocked

China has now displaced the U.S. to become the largest economy in the world. Measured by the more refined yardstick that both the IMF and CIA now...

India conducts successful night trial of nuclear-capable Prithvi-2 missile

India on Friday successfully conducted a night trial of the indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-2 missile as part of a user trial by the Army from a test...

Japan Will Not Join U.S. Plan To Bar China From Telecoms Networks – Yomiuri

TOKYO: Japan has told the United States that Tokyo will not, at the moment, join Washington’s plan to exclude Chinese firms from telecommunications networks, the Yomiuri newspaper said on...

Chinese military mounts live-fire test of new anti-tank missile in ‘Taiwan drill’

The People’s Liberation Army launched one of its new anti-tank missiles in the country’s north in a island-landing drill that military observers said was aimed at Taiwan.A...

Vietnam continues its miracle through higher education

Vietnam’s declaration to open up,in mid-June 2020 was hailed around the world as a model in the fight against the Covid 19 pandemic. For Mali student, Aolama...

Govt permits up to 74% FDI under automatic route in defence sector

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) on Thursday issued a press note permitting foreign direct investment (FDI) in defence production above 74 per...

Spokesman: UN Arms Embargos against Iran to Expire at Weekend to Inflict Historical Defeat...

“The arms restrictions stated in resolution 2231 will expire at 3:13 morning of October 18 (next Sunday),” Khatibzadeh told reporters in a press conference in Tehran on Monday. He described...

India’s missile scientists in top gear with six successful tests in five weeks

Amidst tensions in Ladakh along the border with China, India’s missile programs have taken huge leaps in the past month. At least six separate weapons were successfully...

Economic Sanctions are Pushing Iran into a Closer Relationship with Russia and China

The Trump Administration’s unilateral withdrawal from the unanimous United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231—the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or the “Iran nuclear deal”—and the enactment...
An S-400 air defence missile system at the Hmeymim airbase (photo Sputnik)

MAJOR: Russia Ready To Supply S-400 To Iran

MOSCOW/TEHRAN – Russian Ambassador to Tehran Levan Dzhagaryan said that his country recognizes the expiration of UN arms sanctions against Iran on October 18 and is ready...

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US Intel Chief Says No Evidence That Hunter Biden Laptop Is Part Of Russian...

John Ratcliffe, the director of national intelligence, said Monday that the intelligence community does not have evidence that the release of emails from Hunter...

Mayor says no need to tighten restrictions in Moscow, ‘point solutions’ possible

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin does not see the necessity to tighten the restrictive measures due to the coronavirus yet doesn’t exclude "point solutions." "Many people...

Israel, Bahrain formalize diplomatic relations during joint US-Israeli visit to Gulf state

Bahrain has become the fourth Arab nation to formally establish diplomatic ties with Tel Aviv as officials from both states signed a joint communique...

Defense Minister says Iran will sell weapons to countries despised by US

According to Press TV, Brigadier General Amir Hatami said Iran will sell arms to the countries despised by the Americans if they...

Germany continues to expand its military presence in Lithuania

The German Air Force is setting up a Deployable Control and Reporting Centre (DCRC) at Šiauliai Air Base, Lithuania, supplemented by additional...