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The otherwise cosy US-Pakistan relationship has now entered rough waters.
The US President's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital will have far-reaching consequences on the region.
Contrary to what Washington might believe, the road to Pyongyang does not go through Beijing.
China's timely intervention in the bilateral deadlock between Bangladesh and Myanmar over the Rohingya refugee crisis gives Beijing unparalleled geopolitical leverage in the region.
The US President will hopefully realise the folly of isolating Iran and equating it with North Korea. In a situation otherwise, he risks annoying a number of his allies.
New Delhi's policy of calling out Pakistan in every multilateral forum for its support to terror elements is important, but not necessarily effective in resolving the issue permanently.
A fusion of institutional commonalities and realist geopolitics drives Prime Minister Narendra Modi to back Aung San Suu Kyi over the Rakhine crisis.
China's incursions into Bhutan must be seen in a broader context of its plan to strategically encircle India. New Delhi must not yield to such disruptive behaviour.
A closer look at Doha's past dealings reveals that there is much credence in Saudi Arabia's indictment of Qatar.