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Sameer Jafri

Sameer Jafri
Sameer Jafri is a political analyst based in India. He usually writes on global and geopolitical issues.
US tanks entering Baghdad in 2003

Is United States Facing Constraints in Waging War Against Iran?

Prima facie, the situation looks similar to what was in 2003 just prior to American invasion of Iraq. There is a sense of deja vu among the observers. But it needs to be kept in mind that Iran is not Iraq.
Interlinks envisaged

India’s Water Woes: Is Interlinking Viable?

India, a country of over 1.2 billion, is faced with an acute water shortage. The future will be bleak if this crisis is not tackled in time.
Medvedev and Kan

Japan and Russia Make Giant Leaps Forward During Post-World War Period

The first lesson pertains to the foreign policy. Ever since the inception of the Soviet Union, Moscow's foreign policy has been by and large independent.
SCO Summit in Astana 2011

‘Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’ Soars High Promoting Peace in Asia

The SCO was formed as a mutual-security organization by Russia, China and four Central Asian states (except Turkmenistan) with an aim to promote peace, security and stability in the region.
TAPI and IPI Pipelines

TAPI Pipeline Offers Win-Win Benefits to All

For war-ravaged Afghanistan, this pipeline is expected to be a critical source of employment and revenue spinner, apart from contributing to the country's energy security and thus boosting Afghan development.
US President Obama and Russian president Medvedev sign Prague Treaty 2010

US and Russia Battle for ‘Who reigns Supreme?’

US treats Russia as a defeated adversary. Russia, being a permanent veto member of Security Council and having hold of second biggest conventional and nuclear military power, still considers itself a power to reckon with.