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Neighborhood News Digest – 01 February 2023

Afghanistan
Afghanistan Exported $1.7 Billion Worth of Goods Over Past 10 Months – Tolo News
The office of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Economy said that over the past 10 months, the nation's exports have topped $1.7 billion....

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 5, 2023)

Welcome to Africa Now, your weekly newsletter for Africa, presenting the most important developments in the continent - news that matters.

COMMENTARY

Delhi’s Cairo outreach
The visit of Egypt’s president, Abde....

Neighborhood News Digest – 30 January 2023

Afghanistan
In Afghanistan, China’s double-dealing is coming back to bite it – Deccan Herald
The violent attacks at Dasu hydro-electricity dam, Karachi Confucius Centre, Gwadar port and other areas signal the rise in militancy....

US Critical and Emerging Technology Strategy

As a part of the wider modernisation agenda, the US Department of State announced on 3rd January 2023 the establishment of a new Office of the Special Envoy for Critical and Emerging Technology. The purpose of establishing this office is to bring add....

Neighborhood News Digest – 27 January 2023

Afghanistan
Russia Turns To Taliban For Weapons; Reports Claim After Iran & N.Korea, Moscow Eyes US Arms In Afghanistan – The EurAsian Times
With no western support for the upkeep of this weaponry, it may be easier for the Talib....

Neighborhood News Digest – 23 January 2023

Afghanistan
Afghanistan: Top UN delegation tells Taliban to end confinement, deprivation, abuse of women’s rights – UN News
Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, the Executive Director of UN Women, Sima Bahous, and the Ass....

Neighborhood News Digest – 19 January 2023

Afghanistan
30 pc decline in imports from Afghanistan via Attari ICP – The Tribune
The decline of 30 per cent in the imports from Afghanistan through the Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Attari can be attributed to clashes between....

Overview of Geopolitics in 2022 and Looking at 2023

The Year 2022 saw the organizing principles of the international system become more fragmented even with facade of multilateral summitry. Despite US unipolar moment receding, China’s ascendancy has yet to translate into US decline. With absence of ....

VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 16-31 December 2022

DEFENCE

Central Asia: A Look Back at 2022 and Projections for 2023

Background

The year 2022 has been challenging for the Central Asian region. In addition to the widespread anti-government protests resulting from the tumultuous internal socio-economic and political environment, the external impact of the....

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