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Trumps Diplomatic Vandalism-By recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

  0 comments   |     by Saeed Ismat on 07, December 2017

By recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the facade of US neutrality on the Palestine –Israel issue has been lost. Trumps shifting US embassy to Jerusalem is a body blow to Palestinian cause. In so doing United States has taken sides and granted sovereignty of entire Jerusalem to Israel.  The consequences of this move are impossible to predict other than the fact that this

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Afghanistan: 16 years, thousands dead and no clear end in sight

  0 comments   |     by Ben Westcott on 30, November 2017

Afghanistan: 16 years, thousands dead and no clear end in sight By Ben Westcott, CNN      

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Here’s why the US spreads falsehoods about Iran

  0 comments   |     by Eric Zuesse on 27, November 2017

Here’s why the US spreads falsehoods about Iran Iran is not sponsoring terrorism, but the US has vested interests in perpetuating lies on the matter. by Eric Zuesse November 27, 2017, 15:49 While I happened to be researching another subject, a central question in the investigation came to be how

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Saudi Arabia’s coalition crumbles in Yemen.

  0 comments   |     by Alex Christoforou on 27, November 2017

Saudi Arabia’s coalition crumbles in Yemen. by Alex Christoforou November 27, 2017, 19:06 Middle East Eye editor-in-chief David Hearst notes that “All in all, the first military venture to be launched by the 32-year-old Saudi prince as defense m

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Afghanistan’s tryst with China begins – in Washington

  0 comments   |     by M.K. Bhadrakumar on 13, November 2017

Afghanistan has been accepted as a permanent member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Jin Liqun, president of the Beijing-based institution, formally presented a certificate confirming the country’s new status to Afghan Finance Minister Eklil Hakimi on Friday on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank meetings in Washington. The Afgh

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The US-Sino Great Game: Washington embraces Indian position on CPEC

  0 comments   |     by News Analysis on 04, November 2017

US Secretary of Defense, General James Mattis has said that China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative is untenable because it passes through a disputed territory. He was alluding to the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which passes through the northern areas of Pakistan – claimed by India as part of the disputed Jammu and Kashmir territory. While appearing before th

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Is US losing its leverage over Pakistan? by News Desk

  0 comments   |     by News Desk on 01, November 2017

News Analysis Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said Pakistan is not dependent upon the US for its defense and other requirements. The Prime Minister, in an interview with Arab News, said that his country has to carry on the fight regardless of the changing sources and nature of support. “If one source dr

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Rex Tillerson says US is ready to work with Taliban…while fighting them

  0 comments   |     by Adam Garrie on 24, October 2017

Rex Tillerson says US is ready to work with Taliban…while fighting them US policies on Afghanistan are either devious or based purely on ignorance. by Adam Garrie October 24, 2017

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Russia and Pakistan - In your opinion, what opportunities and overlapping benefits...

  0 comments   |     by admin on 13, October 2017

There are several forms of economic cooperation that can be discussed – energy, investment, financial, and commercial. The first one was described in answering the third question, and it’s that Russia’s construction of the North-South gas pipeline opens up future opportunities for the country’s state-owned energy companies in Pakistan, potentially going as far as making

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Russia and Pakistan - Besides cooperation in defense terms, what other areas of cooperation

  0 comments   |     by Admin on 09, October 2017

Besides cooperation in defense terms, what other areas of cooperation exist, or could be explored by Pakistan and Russia to further strengthen their bilateral ties? The significance of the incipient defense relationship between Russia and Pakistan mustn’t be understated because it forms the backbone of their developing rapprochement and serves as the most symbolic

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