A remarkable geopolitical shift has taken place in this part of the world as the traditional pattern of friends and adversaries is broken. India and Pakistan have been in opposite camps since the partition of the subcontinent in 1947.
Russia brings regional countries on board against terrorism.
The squabble in the sub-continent between India and Pakistan is enlarging the shadow of war in South Asia as both nuclear neighbors are threatening each other with full scale war.
Massive damming policies of such Asian giants as China and India testifies to the fact that, sometimes, these individual interests must be sacrificed for the sake of mutual benefit and positive regional development.