About: Vijeta Uniyal

Vijeta Uniyal is an Indian journalist based in Germany. He is Senior Distinguished Fellow at the Gatestone Institute.




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India Bids for Israel’s Offshore Oil and Gas Blocks

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Posted by    Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 1:00pm 11/16/2017 at 1:00pm
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In what amounts to a significant policy shift, Indian public sector companies are bidding for Israeli offshore oil and gas fields. A consortium led by India’s state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is seeking drilling rights in 24 offshore blocks in Israel’s Mediterranean waters, Indian and Israeli newspapers reported on Wednesday.

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Israel’s IDF Trains Indian Special Forces

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 8:30am 11/14/2017 at 8:30am
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Israel’s elite Air Force instructors are training Indian Special forces, Israeli media reports confirm. Israel Defense Forces’ Airborne Rescue and Evacuation Unit 669 is carrying out joint drills with Garud Commando Force, the Special Forces unit of the Indian Air Force.

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Poverty in Germany Reaches Record High

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Posted by    Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 1:30pm 11/9/2017 at 1:30pm
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“It’s just obvious you can’t have free immigration and a welfare state,” Nobel prize-winning economist Milton Friedman warned decade ago. Germany, on the brink of Angela Merkel’s fourth term as country’s Chancellor, is discovering the painful truth behind these words.

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India’s Top Business School Launches ‘Israel Center’, Seeks Stronger Academic Ties

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 11:30am 11/7/2017 at 11:30am

One of the leading business schools in India, Bangalore-based Indian Institute of Management (IIM), has set up an ‘Israel Center’ on its campus with the aim to “bridge academic collaboration” between India and Israel.

The center will carry out academic research, and promote faculty and student exchange programs between the two countries. “The...

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The Rise of Jihad in Central Asia

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Posted by    Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 1:30pm 11/2/2017 at 1:30pm
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With the New York truck attacker having been identified as an Uzbek national, at least four of the recent high-profile Islamist terror attacks have been carried out by either an Uzbek national or an ethnic Uzbek. This list includes the Stockholm truck attack that killed four and the Saint Petersburg bombing...

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Merkel Struggles to Form Coalition Government

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 1:00pm 10/31/2017 at 1:00pm
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More than a month after the parliamentary election, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel is struggling to form a coalition government. Merkel’s conservative CDU party, which won 33 percent of the vote, will need half of the seats in the German parliament to build a ruling coalition. With her previous coalition partner, the Social Democratic...

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Berlin Police Carry Out Anti-Terror Raid Ahead Of Christmas

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Posted by    Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 11:30am 10/26/2017 at 11:30am
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It’s that time of the year here again in Germany. As winter sets in, the first Christmas decorations have started appearing on the shop fronts. Before you know it, the Christmas markets will be coming up in every town and city across the country.

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Prime Minister Netanyahu to Visit India in January

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 1:00pm 10/24/2017 at 1:00pm
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Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced his plans to visiting India in January. The announcement comes less than four months after India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s historic visit to Israel — the first ever such visit by a sitting Indian head of the government. The visit will t...

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Anti-Establishment “Trump-style” Billionaire Wins Czech Election

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Posted by    Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 11:12am 10/22/2017 at 11:12am
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It is getting lonely for Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel on the European stage as another EU member country elects an anti-establishment government. Less than a week after the stunning electoral performance by  Austria’s right-wing Freedom Party, the Czech Republic has elected the anti-EU candidate Andrej Babis and his party in yesterday’s...

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French Parliament Passes ‘Tough’ Anti-Terror Law

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Posted by    Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 11:30am 10/19/2017 at 11:30am
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France’s parliament on Wednesday passed a new anti-terrorism law that gives law enforcement sweeping powers to search homes, carry out surveillance, and set up borders checks. The new law replaces the state of national emergency that came into effect after the 2015 Paris attacks, which killed 130 people. The state of...

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Austria’s Student Union Rejects Anti-Israel Boycott Campaign

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 1:00pm 10/17/2017 at 1:00pm

Last week, Austria’s National Union of Students (ÖH), the country’s leading student body, passed a sternly worded resolution condemning the anti-Israel boycott campaign — or the “Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions” Movement — trying to get a foothold in the country. The student body raised concerns about the “growing presence of the...

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Right-wing Party Surges in Austria’s Election, Set to Join Coalition Govt

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Posted by    Monday, October 16, 2017 at 1:00pm 10/16/2017 at 1:00pm
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Just two weeks after the right-wing AfD Party’s surge in the German election, Austria’s Freedom Party (FPÖ) is set to join the country’s next coalition government. The Freedom Party, Europe’s oldest surviving right-wing party, which ran on an anti-Islamization and anti-mass migration platform received 26 percent of the votes, party’s strongest...

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Germany: Merkel Gov, Media Slam Trump on Iran Nuke Deal

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Posted by    Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 11:30am 10/15/2017 at 11:30am
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Not just former US President Obama, Chancellor Merkel of Germany, too, regards the nuclear deal with Iran as her greatest diplomatic accomplishment. The prominent German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung summed up the central role played by the Merkel government, writing, “Among all the parties working to bring about a negotiated deal, Germans enjoyed...

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What Could Go Wrong? Merkel’s New Foreign Policy Chief Organized Her Refugee Policy

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Posted by    Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7:00am 10/13/2017 at 7:00am
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel promoted the architect of her open borders policy to her new chief foreign policy adviser. Merkel’s hand-picked Jan Hecker, widely regarded as the man enforcing Germany’s ill-advised refugee policy, has no foreign policy experience. Mainstream media that nitpicked President Trump on every single appointment, is...

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Europe: Tunisia Turning into the New “Springboard” for Illegal Migrants

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 1:00pm 10/11/2017 at 1:00pm
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The North African country of Tunisia is turning into a “springboard” for illegal immigrants trying to get to Europe, according to the German newspaper Die Welt. The Muslim-majority country, destabilized in the wake of the “Arab Spring”, was becoming a serious security threat to Europe since the Tunisian government was encouraging its...

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Bavarian Green Party compares anti-Israel BDS boycott to Nazi-era “Don’t Buy From Jews”

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Posted by    Monday, October 9, 2017 at 11:30am 10/9/2017 at 11:30am
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In a strongly worded resolution passed by the Green Party in the southern German state of Bavaria, the state unit of the party has rejected the anti-Israel boycott campaign, or the BDS Movement as antisemitic.

The resolution titled “No to Antisemitism, no to BDS” (embedded and translated below) declared the Bavarian Green Party’s...

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Austria’s Right-Wing Party Sees Polling Surge Days Before the Election

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Posted by    Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 1:00pm 10/5/2017 at 1:00pm
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With 10 days until the Austria’s election, the right-wing Freedom Party (FPÖ) is surging in polls. According to the pollsters, the party could win up to 25 per cent of the vote in October 15 parliamentary election. Such a strong showing at the ballot box could propel the party to the position...

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