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Russia’s Quiet Rapprochement with Pakistan

  1 comments   |     by Stephen Blank

Four-party talks with Pakistan, Tajikistan, Russia and Afghanistan. (Source: kremlin.ru)  Quietly and unobtrusively, a Russo-Pakistani rapprochement has been developing behind the scenes of world politics for the last two years. On Pakistan’s side, the almost spectacular deterioration of relations with the United States and NATO has led it to seek n

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How to Build a Nation?

  0 comments   |     by Kevin Tressler

Mohammad Ali Jinnah the Father of Pakistani Nation “That freedom can never be attained by a nation without suffering and sacrifice has been amply borne out by the recent tragic happenings in this subcontinent. We are in the midst of unparalleled difficulties and untold sufferings; we have been through dark days

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U.S. and Pakistan: Afghan Strategies

  0 comments   |     by George Friedman

It is becoming apparent that the United States is exploring ways to accelerate the drawdown of its forces in the country. It is also clear that U.S. relations with Pakistan are deteriorating to a point where cooperation — whatever level there was — is breaking down. These are two intimately related issues. Any withdrawal from Afghanistan, particularly an

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Pakistan and the Naxalite Movement in India

  0 comments   |     by Ben West

Indian Maoist militants, known as Naxalites, have been meeting with members of the outlawed Pakistani militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), according to the director-general of police for India’s Chhattisgarh state. Based on information from a police source, state police chief Vishwa Ranjan said Nov. 11 that two LeT operatives attended a Naxalite meeting in Ap

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NATO Escalate World’s Deadliest War On Both Sides Of AG-Pk Border

  0 comments   |     by Rick Rozoff

The United States and its military allies in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization have entered the third month of war in Afghanistan this year, which President Barack Obama in December of 2009 announced as the year in which American and other foreign occupation forces would be reduced preparatory to their full withdrawal. Within months of the U.S. head of state

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The UN: An Instrument of Western Aggression

  0 comments   |     by Ghali Hassan

On 19 March the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) succumbed to the usual threats and coercions by the U.S. and voted to impose a “no-fly” zone and declare war on Libya on the pretext to “protect Libyan civilians” from violence. History shows that the UN does not have a record of protecting civilians, but a record of legitimising Western

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Ex-Indian SC judge Markandey Katju in trouble for praising...

  1 comments   |     by Justice Markandey Katju

NEW DELHI: Former Indian Supreme Court Judge, Justice Markandey Katju is receiving threats and being asked to migrate to Pakistan by Hindu extremists for praising Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. In a Tweet on Saturday, Markandey Katju also praised Pakistani nation for showing maturity and cool temperament. He tweeted, “When I called Pakistan a fake, artificial country, not a single Pa

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Balochistan shows the way in Davos

  0 comments   |     by South Asian Monitor

This year’s meeting in Davos has been overshadowed by a not-so-bright situation worldwide. The IMF’s growth forecast has just been diminished and chancellor Angela Merkel has just warned that the global financial system is damaged significantly. Climate change and trade wars are other dangerous developments that threaten our global economy. Other than th

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Hybrid warfare: Strategic coercion against Pakistan

  0 comments   |     by Ikram Sehgal

While a globalised world was a cherished goal to bring people together, globalisation is increasingly used by one or the other country or group of countries to dominate the rest of the world by a violent process. Looking around we see wars in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Yemen where the powers that be are trying to bend the power game towards themselves. Conventiona

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Indian establishment responsible for Pulwama attack?

  0 comments   |     by South Asian Monitor Report

In what is said to be the deadliest attack on Indian occupation forces in Jammu and Kashmir since 2002, nearly 40 soldiers are reported dead and several injured so far. The attack was carried out using an explosive-laden van which was blown between two adjacent buses carrying Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), who were returning to duty. “A convoy in which t

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