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ANALYSIS: Musharraf Admits to Training Militants in Kashmir

RUSSIA-PAKISTAN-MUSHARRAF

Former Pakistani ruler Pervez Musharraf has admitted to Der Spiegel that Pakistani forces trained militant groups to fight in Indian-administered Kashmir.

ANALYSIS: Sudan Referendum

A man from the Dinka tribe holds a placard during a demonstration in Khartoum

For Sudan, January 9th will bring with it either a sense of closure after decades of civil war or a new wave of chaos in Africa’s largest state.

Ayodhya Verdict and Sectarian Tensions in India

India Ayodhya Verdict

A high court in India has ruled that the disputed holy site in Ayodhya should be shared between Hindus and Muslims. Is this the end of the conflict, or merely the beginning of a new phase?

Austerity Blowback in Europe

Belgium Europe Austerity Protests

A wave of popular discontent over austerity governments implemented by EU governments is starting to make its presence felt across Europe.

Kim Jong-Il Names a Successor

South Koreans watch a television news report showing the person believed to be Kim Jong-un, the youngest son of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, at the Seoul railway station

A meeting of North Korea’s ruling party has all but confirmed what many analysts have known for a while: that 27 year-old Kim Jong-un is being groomed to succeed Kim Jong-il.

ASEAN to Flex Muscle in South China Sea?

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton de

ASEAN could provide the leverage that smaller South East Asian countries need in their border negotiations with China in the South China Sea.

ANALYSIS: The 65th UN General Assembly

US President Barack Obama speaks to the UN

Here are a few trends to expect from the 65th UN General Assembly, currently being held at UN headquarters in New York.

ANALYSIS: BRIC countries coordinate on Iran

2nd BRIC Summit

BRIC countries are set to propose a resolution in support of Iran at the UN General Assembly; a further sign that the forum could evolve a more political dimension in the future.

ANALYSIS: Arctic Summit

Arial view of the Arctic

Arctic states are attempting to push forward on a collaborative approach to solving land claims at an international summit in Moscow.

Analysis: Assassination of Imran Farooq

Imran Farooq

September 17th, 2010 (Geopoliticalmonitor.com) - Karachi is under lockdown after Imran Farooq was murdered outside his home in north London.

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