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    February 22, 2024
    In 2023, Hunan TV, China’s second-most-watched television channel, unveiled a series called When Marx Met Confucius. The conceit was literal: actors playing the two thinkers—Confucius dressed in a tan robe and Karl
  • Who Will Lead The Way To Diplomatic Recognition Of The Taliban? – AnalysisWho Will Lead The Way To Diplomatic Recognition Of The Taliban? – Analysis
    February 21, 2024
    In January 2024, Chinese president Xi Jinping accepted the credentials of the ambassador of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Taliban) to China. And in September 2023 China was the first country to name a new
  • India: Halted Menece In Bihar – AnalysisIndia: Halted Menece In Bihar – Analysis
    February 21, 2024
    On February 5, 2024, a suspected Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadre, Vimal Yadav, was arrested by the Police from the Shaheed Bhagat Singh colony in Ashok Nagar, under the Rampur Police Station limits of
  • India: Transit Hub In Arunachal Pradesh – AnalysisIndia: Transit Hub In Arunachal Pradesh – Analysis
    February 21, 2024
    On January 13, 2024, Assam Rifles along with Arunachal Pradesh Police arrested one over-ground worker (OGW) of the Independent faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA-I) in the Jairampur area of Changlang
  • Pakistan Elections: An Explainer – AnalysisPakistan Elections: An Explainer – Analysis
    February 21, 2024
    None of the three main political parties in Pakistan were able to secure a majority in parliament following the 8 February election. Of the 266 contestable National Assembly (NA) seats, independent candidates backed by
  • Taliban’s Focus On Infrastructure Development – AnalysisTaliban’s Focus On Infrastructure Development – Analysis
    February 21, 2024
    The Taliban have advertised their efforts towards infrastructure development over the last two years, since taking over power in August 2021. The Taliban Deputy Minister of Economy Abdul Latif Nazari stated in August
  • Pakistan: What Next after the Rigged National Elections?Pakistan: What Next after the Rigged National Elections?
    February 20, 2024
    The Nation Becomes Victim of Futile Elections A nation already at the edge of socioeconomic and crises of moral and political integrity becomes victim of authoritarian tyranny, political sinisterism and enduring pains,
  • Pakistan’s Majority Defies Its Military Establishment – AnalysisPakistan’s Majority Defies Its Military Establishment – Analysis
    February 20, 2024
    On 8 February 2024, millions of Pakistanis emphatically responded through the vote in the general elections to months of repression and the systematic persecution of former prime minister Imran Khan and his party
  • BRICS And The Global South Cooperation – AnalysisBRICS And The Global South Cooperation – Analysis
    February 19, 2024
    Introduction Since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1992, ‘the tectonic plates of geopolitics have been shifting’ and with current geopolitical tensions, including the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, the
  • The people’s Prime Minister: Imran Khan’s triumph against the oddsThe people’s Prime Minister: Imran Khan’s triumph against the odds
    February 19, 2024
    Despite facing the collective opposition of Washington and its local allies, Pakistan’s incarcerated, charismatic leader has scored a stunning electoral victory against his detractors – though the military still
 

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The Real Roots of Xi Jinping Thought

The Real Roots of Xi Jinping Thought

February 22, 2024 at 12:02 pm

In 2023, Hunan TV, China’s second-most-watched television channel, unveiled a series called When Marx Met Confucius. The conceit was literal: actors playing the two thinkers—Confucius...

Afghanistan »

Who Will Lead The Way To Diplomatic Recognition Of The Taliban? – Analysis

Who Will Lead The Way To Diplomatic Recognition Of The Taliban? – Analysis

February 21, 2024 at 10:41 pm

In January 2024, Chinese president Xi Jinping accepted the credentials of the ambassador of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Taliban) to China. And in September 2023...

India »

India: Halted Menece In Bihar – Analysis

India: Halted Menece In Bihar – Analysis

February 21, 2024 at 10:40 pm

On February 5, 2024, a suspected Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadre, Vimal Yadav, was arrested by the Police from the Shaheed Bhagat Singh colony in Ashok...

Pakistan »

Pakistan Elections: An Explainer – Analysis

Pakistan Elections: An Explainer – Analysis

February 21, 2024 at 10:39 pm

None of the three main political parties in Pakistan were able to secure a majority in parliament following the 8 February election. Of the 266 contestable National Assembly...