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Limits of American power The Trump administration has got into the dangerous habit

  0 comments   |     by Javid Husain on 24, February 2018

The Trump administration has got into the dangerous habit of issuing unilateral demands and ultimatums to governments around the world that do not see eye to eye with it on different issues. Unilateral demands on Pakistan relating to the Afghanistan situation are an example of this tendency. During the Cold War, the US, because of the global competition waged by the Soviet Union and its need fo

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China Builds Military Base in Afghanistan By Peter Korzun

  0 comments   |     by By Peter Korzun on 23, February 2018

The Afghan province of Badakhshan borders China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. It used to be part of an artery between the East and West known as the ancient Silk Road. Today, that road is 

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Trying times - PAKISTAN is living through trying times

  0 comments   |     by Munir Akram on 20, February 2018

PAKISTAN is living through trying times. It confronts simultaneous threats from India and the US. The Trump administration has decided to coerce Pakistan’s compliance with its demands to ‘eliminate’ the alleged Afghan Taliban safe havens in Pakistan. Puffed up by the US endorsement of its regional ambitions, revelling in the Pakistan-US tensions, and unable to suppress the lat

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Intensified Bombing for Victory in Afghanistan by Brian Cloughley

  4 comments   |     by Brian Cloughley on 17, February 2018

The TV series, The Vietnam War, is absolutely riveting. The ten discs in the DVD set provide over 17 hours of viewing, and there is hardly a moment wasted. It is evenhanded to the most admir

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Whitewashing Genocide In Myanmar by Dr Ramzy Baroud

  0 comments   |     by Dr Ramzy Baroud on 15, February 2018

Although the genocide of the Rohingya minority in Myanmar has gathered greater media attention in recent months, there is no indication that the international community is prepared to act in any meaningful way, thus leaving hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees stranded in border camps between Myanmar and Bangladesh. While

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Of victims and victimhood - We say terrorism has no religion

  0 comments   |     by Jawed Naqvi on 08, February 2018

THE cruel murder of an 84-year-old Catholic priest in France by two Muslim youths, who slit the fragile man’s throat during a morning mass he was conducting in his serene church, left me numb for days. The terrifying effect of knives, daggers and trishuls somehow feels more horrific than suicide belts and car bombs that snuff out life with ease these days. Only recently, a masked British

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Why Russia Is Getting Closer To Pakistan And Abandoning India?

  0 comments   |     by Polina Tikhonova on 04, February 2018

Why Russia Is Getting Closer To Pakistan And Abandoning India?

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India & Israel: a marriage made in heaven?

  0 comments   |     by Irfan Hussain on 04, February 2018

India-State Terrorism- Global-Rest of the Muslim... India & Israel: a marriage made in heaven? Irfan Husain ON his recent four-d

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

  0 comments   |     by Peter Koenig on 25, January 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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India’s uneasy stand with China and Russia by SAM Report

  0 comments   |     by SAM Report on 20, January 2018

India’s External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj (C) with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi (R) and Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov before the Russia-India-China Foreign Ministerial Meeting at Jawahar Lal Nehru Bhawan in New Delhi on 11 December 2017. Photo: PTI With the Soviet Union collapsing in 1992, its Foreign Minister Yevgeny Primakov, who became Prime Minister in 1998,

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