Hindu India and Muslim Pakistan(Kashmir)

Written by Andrew Whitehead. June has been a cruel month in Kashmir. As it opened, there appeared to be a glimmer of hope in one of the most enduring of separatist conflicts. The Indian government announced a unilateral ceasefire for the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, undertaking not to initiate security operations against separatist militants. More…

via Is Kashmir facing a new crisis? — Asia Dialogue

South of the border, down Mexico’s way

AMLO finally wins For the first time in history, the Mexican people have elected a President from outside of the liberal/centre-right mainstream. But far from being a political outsider, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (or AMLO as he is affectionately known in Mexico) is a political veteran. For five years he […] The post Lopez Obrador…

via Lopez Obrador Wins Historic Mexican Election – But Will he Tackle The Drug Problem With Duterte Style Commitment? — Eurasia Future