Last week, Myanmar’s underground government raised an open, nationwide call, urging citizens to resist against and overthrow the military rule. Would it take the country towards a fresh wave of unrest, or does it mean that change is on the cards?
Turkey has ethnic and historical relations with Uyghurs, and yet it actively helps the Chinese government in their genocide. It uses Uyghur refugees and their families as canon fodder in Syria and then deports them to China for “deradicalisation”
Right up until 9/11, China officially maintained that there were no extremist activities in East Turkistan. However, when the US declared its ‘war on terror’, China found an excuse to crush the dissent.
Today on 6th July 2021, as the Dalai Lama turns 86 years old on the heels of the CCP’s 100th anniversary, I am tempted to do a classic comparison of these two vastly different brands – the CCP and HH the Dalai Lama.
With Joe Biden, a long-time supporter of Iran Nuclear Deal taking office, the dynamic in West Asia is set for another change. It is believed that Iran and Saudi Arabia have already begun negotiations. With strategically sensitive topics such as the Yemen War still looming large, how will these talks pan out?