Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
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Topic: West

Pakistan has a confused relationship with the West. Imran Khan a living embodiment

Imran Khan has been famous in Pakistan because of his Western pursuits of an Oxford education, a playboy lifestyle and as a player in the most English of games.

Taliban will not antagonise India because it’s an ally of the West, Shyam Saran says

In an exclusive interview, Saran says the Taliban would need funds and international aid to govern effectively, and so support from the western countries would be needed.

Pakistan NSA ‘warns’ of second 9/11 if West doesn’t recognise Taliban, then says ‘misquoted’

Pakistan NSA Moeed Yusuf says interview in UK’s Sunday Times is 'gross mischaracterisation' of his conversation with journalist Christina Lamb. She says ‘interviews recorded’.

No need to panic. ‘Westlessness’ just means world without West’s dominance, not its ideas

More than a desire to emulate China’s success, western populism is quite likely an indication that the structure of the liberal democratic state needs to change.

Modi-Shah weathered Kashmir storm because West has no moral right to lecture India anymore

There is one crucial difference between the reaction of the West to Delhi’s actions in Kashmir now and to that in the 1990s.

Jaishankar defines India’s place in new world: Open for business, but conditions apply

For India, globalisation as a mantra is past its due date, a rebalancing is underway and old mechanisms are no longer sufficient to align national and global interests.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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