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Standoff Eases After India, China Withdraw Troops From Himalayan Border

India and China are pulling back troops from a disputed border in the Himalayas marking a key breakthrough in easing their worst military standoff in decades. Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh told parliament Thursday that troops would begin disengaging from the strategic Pangong Tso lake in Ladakh that became a …

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Indian Army: Indian, Chinese Troops Face Off Along Border

Indian and Chinese soldiers were involved in a fresh clash last week along their disputed border in the eastern Himalayas according to the Indian army. China has not confirmed the incident. The latest scuffle took place amid a tense eight-month long standoff between their militaries and indicates that the border …

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India enacts new laws allowing non-locals to buy land in disputed Kashmir

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu-nationalist government has been introducing major changes to the laws governing the ownership of land in the Indian-administered Kashmir since its decision to abolish the disputed Himalayan region’s autonomous status last year.

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India, U.S. Begin Meetings in New Delhi

The relationship between the world’s two largest democracies is among the most consequential of the 21st century, administration officials said in a phone call before the “two-plus-two” meeting between U.S. and Indian officials in New Delhi.

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India to stop sponsoring Daesh

I have been consistently advocating, authoring, and warning the world about the expansion of Daesh and its misuse in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and other South Asian Countries. In 2014, Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval had visited Iraq and met with Daesh head to create working relationships with Daesh …

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India, Israel And The Arab States

The president of US Donald Trump is of course too much meant to be busy for the November 2020 elections, and despite the stand-off with China on many fronts, particularly in South China Sea, will not be able to ‘look-that-hard’ into with China until the elections are over, which is …

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IntelBrief: Tensions between China and India Have Asia—and the World—on Edge

Bottom Line Up Front China and India—two nuclear-armed powers with the largest populations in the world—have recently been engaged in a tense standoff along one of the world’s longest shared land borders. While this is not the first time China and India have clashed over territorial demarcation, what is different …

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