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Asif Ezdi
Asif Ezdi

  • August 03, 2015

    The Iran deal and South Asia

    Last month’s nuclear deal under which Iran agreed to very substantial curbs on its nuclear programme in return for the lifting of economic and...

  • July 27, 2015

    A new language policy

    On July 10, the government informed the Supreme Court that it had issued an executive order for the replacement of English with Urdu as the...

  • July 22, 2015

    In Musharraf’s footsteps

    The meeting on July 10 between Nawaz Sharif and Modi at Ufa on the sidelines of the SCO summit will go down as a major diplomatic retreat by...

  • July 13, 2015

    Playing the honest broker

    The meeting brokered by Pakistan last Tuesday in Murree between representatives of the Afghan government and the Taliban was the first one in which...

  • June 22, 2015

    Saving the NGOs

    There are many reputable international non-governmental organisations established or funded by official and semi-official agencies of different...

  • June 15, 2015

    The rise of the Indian Ocean rim

    Last Tuesday, the German Foreign Office hosted a conference in Berlin to discuss the competing interests of different international actors in the...

  • June 08, 2015

    India’s problem with the economic corridor

    At a press conference on May 31 held to highlight the Modi government’s foreign policy achievements during its first year in power, Indian Foreign...

  • June 01, 2015

    Parrikar’s admission

    Indian Defence Minister Parrikar’s remarks on an Indian news channel on May 21, that Delhi has a policy of “neutralising terrorists through...

  • May 25, 2015

    Arrogance and trickery

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to China from May 14 to May 16 was the second top-level visit between the two countries since the...

  • May 11, 2015

    India’s Chabahar gambit

    Last Wednesday, India and Iran signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop the Chabahar port on the Gulf of Oman, not far from Gwadar, which...