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Naila Mahsud

Naila Mahsud is a Pakistani political and International relations researcher, with a focus on regional politics and security issues. @MahsudNaila

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The OIC and the Kashmir issue

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) was formed in 1969 to serve the interests of Islamic states and strengthen the ideal of Muslim Ummah. The OIC consists of 57 states, 53 of which are Muslim.

February 13, 2020

A new found chemistry between India and Israel

Recently, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted that Israel was a cherished strategic partner of New Delhi's.
"We share and value the same principles of democracy,” Modi said in his post.

December 16, 2019

Post-electoral political doom in Afghanistan

Despite pulling off a safer polling day than expected, Afghanistan now braces for a prolonged period of political uncertainty and potential violence in the wake of the presidential elections that took place last month, after delays since last year.

October 19, 2019

A rocky way forward for India and Pakistan

Much has been speculated lately about the potential threat of a nuclear misadventure between Pakistan and India. Modi’s government in India has put massive weight on its policies to pressure Pakistan and gain the trust of the international community on Delhi’s policies in the region.

October 07, 2019