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The Importance of Tibet. Why South and South East Asia Should be Concerned?

Paper No. 6651               Dated 22-July-2020

By Gurvinder Singh

The Indo Gangetic Plain is one of the most  fertile land in the world, thanks to the rivers that flow down from the Himalayas and the Tibet Plateau.. This is why this region evolved naturally to have the highest population densities in the world.

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Myanmar: The US-China Feud Spills into Myanmar:

Paper No. 6650                 Dated 20-July-2020
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
 
In an unusual and not  normally seen in diplomatic circles was the  open letter by United States Embassy in Myanmar openly accusing China of steadily eroding the sovereignty of the countries of ASEAN including Myanmar.
 
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Nepal: How do we solve a problem like Oli?

Paper No. 6649               Dated 17-July-2020
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
Looking at the antics of Prime Minister Oli, I am reminded of the song by the Nuns in the movie “ The Sound of Music” and for India, the issue is “How do we solve a problem like Oli?”.
 

India’s National Security Strategy 2020 Inescapable Imperatives-- “China Containment”

Paper No. 6618                          Dated 10-July-2020

By Dr Subhash Kapila

China presented itself as India’s ‘Implacable Enemy’ when a China Occupied Tibet obliterating Independent Tibet as a centuries old buffer state in 1950,  China imposed  its borders with India on India’s Himalayan Watershed  raising irredentist claims against India on centuries-old established geographical frontiers.

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Nepal: PM Oli Makes Last Ditch Efforts to Stay on

Paper No. 6617                     Dated 9-July-2020
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
As one Analyst said, the current politcal turmoil in Nepal can be described as a fight between Oli with his naked arrogance and Dahal with his unfettered ambition.  
 
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Myanmar: Elections- 2020- Can the NLD led by Suu Kyi Repeat the Landslide?

Paper No. 6616                           Dated 6-July-2020
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
Late on Monday night of June 1st, the Election Commission of Myanmar announced that the upcoming General elections for all categories will be held in November.  This included 330 seats for the Lower House, 168 for the Upper House, 644 seats for State and Regional Parliaments and 29 for ethnic entities bringing the total to 1171Parliamentary Seats up for grabs.
 

China: Taming the Dragon

Paper No. 6615                       Dated 6-July-2020

Guest Column:  By Gurvinder Singh

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