Author profile: Nadeem Ahmed Moonakal

Nadeem Ahmed Moonakal is a Dr. TMA Pai fellow and Doctoral candidate at the Department of Geopolitics and International Relations, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India. He writes for various think tanks and publications in the Middle East and South Asia. He is a former South Asia and Middle East analyst at Janes (IHS Markit) and a former visiting researcher at Centre for Arab West Report, Cairo.

Opinion – Saudi Arabia’s Pivot to Asia

Nadeem Ahmed Moonakal • Sep 29 2020 • Articles

Upon celebrating its 90th anniversary, the Kingdom’s pivot to Asia reflects the intent of securing long-term economic and strategic cooperation with Asian powers.

The Challenges and Inconsistencies of the Iran-Pakistan Relationship

Nadeem Ahmed Moonakal • Jul 31 2020 • Articles

Pakistan faces a dilemma as it can neither overtly side with the US nor can support Iran as both options will lead to far-reaching security and economic consequences.

Opinion – Political Challenges Ahead for the New Iraqi Prime Minister

Nadeem Ahmed Moonakal • Mar 23 2020 • Articles

Any major change in Iraqi politics can also invariably affect the regional dynamics in the Middle East determining the political and economic stability of the region.

Opinion – The Aam Aadmi Party’s Effect on Indian Politics

Nadeem Ahmed Moonakal • Feb 24 2020 • Articles

While pro-government voices are eager to emblazon the AAP’s victory as a victory of Hindutva ideology, they fail to understand the essence of the party.

Opinion – The Contours of the Saudi Arabia-Pakistan Relationship

Nadeem Ahmed Moonakal • Feb 20 2020 • Articles

With India causing discomfort to Islamabad, the long-standing Islamic alliance will continue on the basis of strategic, political and economic convergences that are crucial for both countries.

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