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Jerusalem – The Straw that Breaks the Empire’s Back?

  0 comments   |     by Peter Koenig on 22, September 2018

When President Trump on 6 December 2017 declared unilaterally Jerusalem as the capital of Israel to where the US Embassy shall relocate, he violated UN Resolutions, international law, common sense and went against all diplomatic efforts to eventually bring peace to the region, not to speak about 130 countries that have already voiced opposition to such a decision. And this, before the Peace

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Trumps Diplomatic Vandalism By recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

  0 comments   |     by admin on 08, September 2018

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

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Similarities between Palestine and Kashmir - The problems of Kashmir and Palestine

  0 comments   |     by admin on 07, September 2018

The problems of Kashmir and Palestine both date back to 1947. While Palestine is well known globally, Kashmir is virtually an unknown entity. Ken Stone of the Canadian Peace Alliance thinks it ought to be brought into mainstream. The similarities are striking. United Nations (UN) in 1948 promised self-determination both

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Russia & China line up to play the Pak-US spat While the US decision to suspend all security

  0 comments   |     by Salman Rafi Sheikh on 06, September 2018

While the US decision to suspend all security aid to Pakistan hasn’t come as a surprise, Pakistan is not the only country that has seen considerable deterioration in bi-lateral relations with the US. Since the arrival of Donald Trump in the White House, a number of countries have slipped away from the US’ global axis, thanks to Trump’s decision to di

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The Legacy of Infinite War Raids by U.S. commandos in Afghanistan

  0 comments   |     by Nick Turse on 27, August 2018

Raids by U.S. commandos in Afghanistan. (I could be talking about 2001 or 2018.)

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New regional configurations taking lead in Afghanistan war

  0 comments   |     by Salman Rafi Sheikh on 13, August 2018

About two weeks ago Pakistan reportedly hosted spy-chiefs of Russia, China and Iran to formulate a joint policy and a platform for extended co-operation in Afghanistan against the rising threat of the Islamic State in Khorasan (IS-K) in Afghanistan. Whereas the fact of Pakistan hosting these talks highlights Pakistan’s own pivot to regional powers against the

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Trump’s Talk of Isolating Iran Speaks More to US Global Isolation

  0 comments   |     by Finian CUNNINGHAM on 10, August 2018

The Trump administration re-imposed tough sanctions on Iran this week, but the move risks further isolating Washington, not

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Cracking the Afghan-Pak nut It is Nothing Short of a Challenge for Pakistan to Reconcile

  0 comments   |     by Salman Rafi Sheikh on 07, August 2018

It is nothing short of a challenge for Pakistan to reconcile its western neighbour, a neighbour Pakistan has almost ne

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Islamophobia Stories are the way that people make sense of the world.

  0 comments   |     by Catherine Heseltine on 11, July 2018

Stories are the way that people make sense of the world. Stories have such a powerful effect on our minds that people even have a tendency to block out any information they hear that doesn’t fit with the story – the narrative - they believe. Our narratives not only shape the way we see the world, they also shape the way we see ourselves, they allow us to

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London Institute of South Asia (LISA) in The House of Lords

  0 comments   |     by admin on 25, June 2018

Address of Saeed Ismat, Chairman, London Institute of South Asia (LISA) in The House of Lords On 20 June 2018 “Discussion and LISA Book Award 2018” "In the name of God,

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