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इमरान खान का पुलवामा पर बयान: क्या भारत, इरान और अफगानिस्तान एक संयुक्त वक्तव्य जारी कर सकते है?
पाकिस्तान के प्रधानमंत्री इमरान खान ने 19 फरवरी को पुलवामा आतंकी हमले के बारे मे एक वक्तव्य दिया। उन्होने न तो हमले को आतंकवादी हमला कहा न ही इस नृशंस हमले में मारे गए लोगों के परिवारों के साथ सहानुभूति व्यक्त की।
Bangladesh FM’s Delhi Visit: Can India help?
The first overseas visit of the Bangladesh Foreign Minister, AK Abdul Momen to India during 7-9 February 2019 was important for a variety of reasons. The visit was more than validation of the existing strength of the bilateral relations, it was also a reiteration of mutual support and acknowledgment of the significance each country holds for the other.
अमेरिका फर्स्ट: ट्रंप की विदेश नीति
हाल की कई घटनाओं ने राष्ट्रपति डॉनल्ड ट्रंप की ‘अमेरिका फर्स्ट’ नीति के असली चेहरे को सामने ला दिया है। तो अमेरिका की विदेश नीति में आज मानवाधिकारों और मुक्त व्यापार के मूल्यों की क्या जगह रह गई है? मानवाधिकार पहला प्रश्न यह है कि अमेरिकी विदेश नीति में मानवाधिकारों का कितना महत्व है? राष्ट्रपति ट्रंप ने दोटूक लहजे में कहते रहे हैं कि विदेश नीति के जिस अमेरिका फर्स्ट मॉडल के साथ वह काम कर रहे हैं, उसमें मानवाधिकारों को दोयम दर्जे पर ही रहना होगा।
By discussing retribution for Pulwama, the element of surprise is lost
When a nation virtually announces that it is going to do something in reprisal it compromises one of the basic principles of war — surprise. It is patient and planned operations that will hobble Pakistan.
Imran Khan's Pulwama Statement: Indecent and Insensitive
Imran Khan's brief televised address on 19th February 2019 on the Pulwama terror attack provides an invaluable insight into his persona. It reveals a leader short on common decency and sensitivity, devoid of statesmanship and gravitas, and completely under the thumb of the military. Indeed, one noted Pakistani analyst on an Indian TV channel dismissed him as a low-level employee of the Pakistan Army!
Pulwama, Imran Khan’s ‘Naya Pakistan’ and Pakistan’s ‘New Mind-Set’
The Pulwama attack has to be seen against the background of events in the wider region. On 13th February, a suicide attack on killed 27 Iranian soldiers in Sistan Balochistan province of Iran. The Iranian National Guards Corps (IRGC) ground forces commander Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour stated that the suicide bomber was a Pakistani national Hafiz Mohamed Ali. The methodology was also similar to the attack in J&K. An explosive laden car rammed into a bus carrying members of the IRGC1.
Surrenders Cripple India’s Maoists
Surrender causes huge damage to Naxalites of the Communist Party of India (Maoist) or CPI-M. Possibly, the impact is greater when a person ranking high in the hierarchy of the rebels surrenders.
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