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Attack in Iran raises spectre of a potentially far larger conflagration

  0 comments   |     by Dr James M Dorsey on 17, October 2018

An attack on a military parade in the southern Iranian city of Ahwaz is likely to prompt Iranian retaliation against opposition groups at home and abroad. It also deepens Iranian fears that the United States. Saudi Arabia and others may seek to destabilize the country by instigating unrest among its ethnic minorities. With competing claims of responsibility by the Islamic State and the Ahvaz Natio

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After Key China-Russia-Iran-Pakistan Meeting

  0 comments   |     by Mapping the Taliban on 11, October 2018

Last week saw a historic meeting in Islamabad between the intelligence chiefs of China, Russia, Pakistan and Iran. While the details of the meeting were not disclosed beyond statements implying that counter-terrorism was a dominating theme, it is a safe assumption that the war in Afghanistan was a major topic of discussion. Today, following on from the intelligence shared between national partners

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Russia-Pak Media relations -The first ever Pakistan media delegation visited Russia

  0 comments   |     by Adeela Naureen on 03, October 2018

The first ever Pakistan media delegation visited Russia from 9th to 16th September 2018 to interact with their counter-parts and share experiences. The delegation comprised big media stars like Rameeza Majid Nizami, Fahd Hussain, P.J Mir, Hafiz Tariq Mehmood, Mona Alam and Atif Sajjad. Although the time was short to grasp the essentials, it became epoch making in th

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Endangering peace in South Asia The vibes in south Asia are pretty clear now

  0 comments   |     by admin on 05, July 2018

The vibes in south Asia are pretty clear now; a nationalist, jingoistic and intelligence-led mindset in New Delhi has turned Afghanistan into the centerpiece of its policy on Pakistan. Regardless of how they position themselves henceforth, the world should not be surprised if the current simmering tensions blew into armed hostilities. The string of statements f

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Iran eyes CPEC with growing interest after port visit

  0 comments   |     by admin on 19, May 2018

KARACHI: Iran’s Minister for Roads and Urbanisation Abbas Akhoundi expressed keen interest in exploring avenues available under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The minister is leading a high level Iranian delegation which visited Karachi Port Trust (KPT) on Friday. Akhoundi also showed interest in transshipment

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Trump’s Pakistan Crisis is an Opportunity for Putin

  0 comments   |     by Shahid Raza on 31, March 2018

So the first thing the Republican US President Donald Trump did to start his new year was to open a cannon of insults against Pakistan, an old American ally from the Cold War days. The tirade of insults

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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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The Pakistan Army and Iran: a new dawn or a messenger for the Saudis?

  50 comments   |     by Kemal Alam on 30, November 2017

The Pakistan Army has been drawing closer to Iran under its new chief General Qamar Bajwa. Is Pakistan moving out from under Saudi Arabia's orbit? Last week something quite remarkable happened with regards to Pakistan’s defence diplomacy –Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa

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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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