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Ukraine Crisis: Rationale of Russia’s Nuclear Threats and its Seriousness

Ukraine Crisis: Rationale of Russia’s Nuclear Threats and its Seriousness

Firstly, the war in Ukraine has huge escalatory potential since it has not gone according to the plan of Putin. The Kremlin had assumed that the war against Ukraine would be over quite quickly considering the huge gap of military capabilities that exist between Russia and its eastern neighbour.

The Fate of Afghanistan: Rise of Taliban Regime

The Fate of Afghanistan: Rise of Taliban Regime

The beginning of the Beginning  By the early 19th century, the Afghan empire was under threat from the Persians in the west and the Sikh Empire in the east. In the Anglo-Afghan Wars (three conflicts-1839–42; 1878–80; 1919) Great Britain, from its base in India, sought to extend its control over neighbouring Afghanistan (rich in resources)…

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India after Independence: A New and Divided Nation

India after Independence: A New and Divided Nation

In 1947, India had a population of 345 million. It was split. The high and lower castes, as well as the dominant Hindu population and other religious Indians, were divided. A wide diversity of languages, fashions, cuisines, and occupations were spoken in this large territory. How could they be forced to live in harmony inside one nation? 

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