October marks the 50th anniversary of the Sino-Indian War, when Chinese troops overwhelmed unsuspecting Indian forces, seizing the Aksai China plateau in Kashmir. The border between the two Asian giants remains disputed and still …
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Here’s a little secret about the future of U.S. Iran policy, regardless of who wins the presidential election: direct talks between Washington and Tehran may be inevitable — notwithstanding the Obama Administration’s …
If reports of direct talks between the U.S. and Iran are true, what will be achieved?
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Chopra, who died on Sunday, was considered one of Hindi cinema’s greats.
Fifty years after China and India last went to war, the conflict’s legacy still smolders and haunts relations between these two rising Asian powers.