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EFSAS Commentary

EFSAS Commentary

 

Weekly analytical commentary - EFSAS Commentary -  by the European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) on news, current affairs and political developments in South Asia.  

Publication: India's Foreign Minister spells out India’s concerns about politicization of terrorist listings and stalling of proposed UN reforms

India's Foreign Minister spells out India’s concerns about politicization of terrorist listings and stalling of proposed UN reforms

Jaishankar’s stress on UN reforms, the misuse of terrorist listings for political purposes by the likes…
Publication: After the disengagement of Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh, the Samarkand SCO Summit springs a welcome surprise

After the disengagement of Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh, the Samarkand SCO Summit springs a welcome surprise

India and China on 8 September announced a disengagement of their forces from Patrolling Point-15 (PP-15)…
Publication: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina undertakes a successful visit to India just months before Bangladesh’s next general elections

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina undertakes a successful visit to India just months before Bangladesh’s next general elections

Sheikh Hasina said that India and Bangladesh have resolved many outstanding issues and all such issues...
Publication: OHCHR High Commissioner Bachelet’s indictment of Beijing for 'crimes against humanity' in Xinjiang deserves effective follow-up

OHCHR High Commissioner Bachelet’s indictment of Beijing for 'crimes against humanity' in Xinjiang deserves effective follow-up

Michelle Bachelet, the recently retired UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, at the conclusion of her…
Publication: The devastating floods in Pakistan | Those who contributed almost nothing to climate change are suffering the most from it

The devastating floods in Pakistan | Those who contributed almost nothing to climate change are suffering the most from it

The tragedy for Pakistan and the rest of South Asia, though, is that along with most of the global South,…
Publication: Pakistan plunges into deeper political turmoil as former PM Imran Khan faces terrorism charges

Pakistan plunges into deeper political turmoil as former PM Imran Khan faces terrorism charges

As for the real purpose of launching legal action against Khan at this juncture, most Pakistanis believe…
Publication: India and Pakistan mark 75 years of independence: a lot has been achieved but much more remains to be done

India and Pakistan mark 75 years of independence: a lot has been achieved but much more remains to be done

India and Pakistan both celebrated their independence from British colonial rule in 1947 this week.
Publication: China’s saber-rattling after Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan visit may encourage yet more nations to re-visit the ‘One China’ policy

China’s saber-rattling after Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan visit may encourage yet more nations to re-visit the ‘One China’ policy

Pelosi’s Taiwan visit has exposed many chinks in China’s armor as Beijing’s angst against such US support…