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Turkey’s Perceptional Geopolitical Downslide under President Erdogan

Paper No. 6688    Dated 29-Sep-2060

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Geopolitics focuses on political power and international relations and in the case of Turkey under President Erdogan there is a perceptible geopolitical decline chiefly arising from pursuit of Ottomanesque imperial impulses that have cost Tukey strained regional and global relations.

Re-alignment within the Ummah- Pakistani and Arab Reactions to a Turkish TV series

Paper No.6677                         Dated 6-Sep-2020

By Dr. Rajesh T. Krishnamachari

Pakistan-Turkey-Malaysia Bloc to Challenge Arab domination of Islamic World:

Paper No. 6543 .              Dated 20-Feb-2020
Dr Subhash Kapila
 
Noticeable since last year is the emergence of a new Islamic bloc of Pakistan-Turkey-Malaysia which ostensibly asserts to bring about a renaissance in the Islamic World but essentially comprises three Non-Arab Sunni Muslim nations attempting to challenge the Arab domination of the Islamic World led by Saudi Arabia as the ‘Custodian of the Holy Places of Islam’.
 

Mapping Iran-US Crisis After the Soleimani Incident

Paper No.6530                  Dated 6-Jan-2020

Guest Column: By Dr. Rajesh Krishnamachari

The year has commenced ominously with increased US-Iran tensions triggered by the targeted killing of Qasem Soleimani, the long-term head of Iran’s Quds Force. In this note, we address three questions raised by this event:

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Sri Lanka: Victory of Rajapaksa- What it means to Tamil Polity?

Paper No. 6515                  Dated  24- Nov- 2019

By Prof. Ramu Manivannan

The victory of Gotabaya Rajapaksa was much anticipated in the recently held 16th November presidential elections in Sri Lanka given the course of national politics after the evaporation of false euphoria over the success of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in keeping Mahinda Rajapaksa out of power since 2015. 

India Needs a Deradicalisation Strategy in Kashmir and Beyond – Here’s One

Paper No. 6492             Dated .   11-Sept-2019

By Moorthy S. Muthuswamy

(The views expressed are author's own)

It appears that the BJP-led government’s decision to abrogate Article 370 has garnered broad-based support. Not surprisingly, the Hindu and Buddhist majority regions of the erstwhile state of Jammu & Kashmir have welcomed the move. The initial curfew in these regions quickly gave way to normal life.

White Supremacist Terrorism and Islamophobia.

 

 

 

  Paper No. 6486                    Dated 28-Aug-2019

 

By Kazi Anwarul Masud.

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