Aneela Shahzad

Yemen – Chaos to Annihilation

Yemen – Chaos to Annihilation

On December 30, Houthi militants launched a missile attack on Aden Airport, just when members of the country’s new cabinet that had sworn-in in Saudi Arabia, landed. The first thing to ponder upon is, how is a government of one country created in another country and then imported from there via shuttle. However, the US, […]

 Aneela Shahzad

India China Stand-off in Ladakh

India China Stand-off in Ladakh

Aneela Shahzad summarises and contexualises different military adventures carried by the two countries along Line of Actual Control in the recent past and the objectives of China behind incursions in Galwan Valley.

Kashmir is a potential geopolitical pivot that engages two aspirant regional powers China and India and a third nuclear power, Pakistan. The volatility of the Kashmir Conflict is not an untroublesome matter, experts around the world realize its sensitivity; the International Crisis Group 2020 Report highlighted Kashmir as one of the ten conflicts to watch. […]

 Aneela Shahzad

Understanding the Sri Lanka Civil War in regional and global perspective

Understanding the Sri Lanka Civil War in regional and global perspective

The people of Sri Lanka have a long and bitter history of colonial rule extending for almost four and a half centuries from 1505 to 1948. The Portuguese, the Dutch and the British each took their turns in enslaving the island. The invaders crushed the local kingdoms and persecuted the Sinhalese and the local Tamil […]