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Myanmar Elections: Advantage Suu Kyi’s NLD

Paper No. 6693                       Dated 18-Oct-2020
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
 
General Elections in Myanmar are due to be held on 8th of November this year and for various reasons the NLD appears to have a decided advantage over other parties.
 
Judging from the postal votes polled in Thailand, South Korea, Singapore and Japan, it looks that polling in spite of the existing pandemic may be heavy with larger than expected people turning up for voting.

Nepal: Removal of Defence Minister is not to Placate India:

Paper No,  6692                             Dated 17-Oct-2020
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
 
PM Oli in his usual style and on his own made a small reshuffle in his cabinet, with Ishwor Pokhrel the Defence Minister being relieved of his Defence portfolio and made minister for the PMO .  Ishwor Pokhrel was once thought to be close to Oli has now been relegated to a post of a Minister without Portfolio.
 

Russia and China’s Contradictory Preferences in US Presidential Elections 2020

Paper No. 6691                           Dated 15-Oct-2020

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Russia and China otherwise knit together into a compulsive ‘Strategic Nexus’ due reasons of geopolitical expediencies are intriguingly positioned in contradictory preferences of their respective ‘Preferred Choice’ of next US President in 2020.

Nepal: PM Oli is back to his old Ways!

Paper No. 6690                    Dated 6-Oct-2020
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
Just a month ago, in an effort to patch up between the two top leaders Oli and Dahal, other senior leaders of the NCP managed to persuade Oli to give an undertaking that all decisions will be taken in consultation with the Party.
 
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Pakistan’s Political Dynamics 2020 Continue as Fragile and Fragmentary

Paper No. 6689                            Dated 6-Oct-2020

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Pakistan’s internal dynamics when analysed in 2020 as Pakistan edges towards 75 years of its Independence present a dismal and depressing scene where Pakistan’s polity continues as ‘Fragile and Fragmentative’  thereby contributive to preventing emergence of a ‘Robust & Vibrant Democracy’.

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.

Corona Virus (Wuhan) and the Chinese Hypocrisy:

Paper No. 6687                    Dated 25-Sep-2020
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
On 23rd September,Xi Jinping  spoke at the United National General Assembly (virtual) meeting. His speech mostly covered the Covid 19 Virus and how China is actively involved with the international fight against Covid 19 and how China has contributed its share for upholding global public health security.
 

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