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K.N. Pandita

K.N. Pandita is the former Director of the Centre of Central Asian Studies, Kashmir University, India

The ‘Great Game’ Reborn in the Indian Ocean: A Tale of Two Ports

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Located barely 72 km away from each other, Gwadar port in Pakistan and Chabahar in Iran are not mere ports but geopolitical launch pads that can alter the strategic balance in the region.

The Reality of Fighting Nuclear Terror

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Prime Minister Modi pushes on with his lone struggle to sound the alarm on global terrorism.

Decoding Modi’s Upcoming Visit to Saudi Arabia

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There’s a lot to be gained on both sides of the Indo-Saudi equation.

Is ISIS Closing in on Europe?

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It’s becoming increasingly clear that ISIS-inspired terror is a serious threat to Europe’s security.

Contradictions Abound at Obama’s Final Nuclear Security Summit

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President Obama’s final Nuclear Security Summit seems unlikely to address the geopolitical elephant in the room in South Asia: Pakistan’s growing arsenal of tactical nuclear weapons.

Pathankot Attack Hints at a Power Struggle in Pakistan

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It appears as if the power struggle between the civilian government and the security services is gathering steam in Pakistan.

Breaking the India-Pakistan Logjam Won’t Be Easy

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The Kashmir issue continues to loom large over any possible thaw in Indo-Pakistani relations.

Stop holding India’s Parliament Ransom

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Congress’ latest campaign against the Modi government is nothing but hypocrisy and hot air.

Pakistan Officials Head to Washington with Domestic Baggage

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Negotiations are playing out behind the scenes between Pakistan and the United States.

No Easy Answers in Kashmir

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Farooq Abdullah’s suggestion of a partition along the Line of Control in Kashmir is easier said than done.

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