June

Modi sets regional agenda

Elected with a massive popular mandate not seen in the past thirty years, Narendra Modi took a bold foreign policy initiative even before he was sworn in as Prime Minister on 26 May 2014. The initiative did not emanate from the foreign policy mandarins in the South Block, but was mooted by advisers of the Prime Minister-designate. In addition to hastily drawing up the parameters of the Modi administration’s policy for India and her neighbours, it simultaneously outlined the regions of immediate strategic interest to India.

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MQM in disarray over Altaf arrest

Should you ever visit Edgware Road tube station in central London you will find yourself within a few minutes’ walk of a whole series of properties owned by Pakistan’s political elite.

Down on Park Lane and Hyde Park Street there are the opulent homes of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s family. Should you want to find former Interior Minister Rehman Malik, just look for his Bentley:

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