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Pakistan: Russia's New Best Friend? by Arif Rafiq

  0 comments   |     by Arif Rafiq on 27, November 2017

As the U.S.-India embrace tightens, former Cold War foes Pakistan and Russia are bolstering ties with one another. Pakistan was an early Cold War partner of the United States, ultimately helping to evict the Soviets from Afghanistan in 1989. While India proclaimed a policy of non-alignment, it was firmly allied with the Soviet Union, which served as its chief defense supplier for decades. Those

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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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