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Russia and Pakistan - A great shift has been witnessed in Pakistan-Russia relations lately

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Geopolitica.Ru is republishing the extensive interview on Russian-Pakistani relations that Andrew Korybko gave exclusively to Mr. Muhammad Taimur Khan of the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad (ISSI), and which was published in the July 2017 edition of The Diplomatic Insight. 1. A great shift has been witnessed in Pakistan-Russia relations lately. In your opinion, what ar

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The March of Folly Jointly Led By Kim Jong-Un And Donald Trump

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The crisis over North Korea’s reckless but successful pursuit of nuclear- weapon capability and the misguided response thereto by the United States (US) is taking the world nearer to an unnecessary and perfectly avoidable catastrophe. Let us see where we are, why we are there, and how we can get out of the mess. The coverage in the international media has been lamentably slanted. It gives

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Global Politics and Humanity and Peace by Mahboob A Khawaja

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Global politics is not about the safeguard of Humanity and Peace but of Special interest and War We the People of the Globe, We the conscientious Humanity are not the focal point of global political agenda for peace, security and future-making.. The contemporary global leadership is obsessed with its own pitfalls of failing accountability to the global mankind.

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Donald Trump's lack of understanding of the tension between India and Pakistan

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Donald Trump's lack of understanding of the tension between India and Pakistan risks destabilising the region Trump's speech, which asked India to ‘help more’ with Afghanistan, amounted to calling for calm while also setting the house on fire Abhishek Para

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TRUMP'S AFGHAN POLICY

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Trump’s Afghanistan policy President Donald Trump’s much touted Afghan strategy — which is a U-turn on his original views — is essentially a facelift of a tried, tested and failed formula. It is a surge, of sorts, backed by a rap on the knuckles for Pakistan (which remains an abiding and favorite scapegoat for US failures in Afghanistan). It is a sop to

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What’s Behind the Taliban’s Major Gains in Northern Afghanistan?

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Over the past few weeks, the northern Afghan province of Kunduz — until recent years a region relatively unaffected by the Taliban insurgency — has been the site of heavy clashes between the Taliban and Afghan security forces. The Taliban recently seized control of Qala-e-Zal, a western district of Kunduz, and are also making advances on the province’s eastern

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The Six Day War – The Breaking of the Middle East

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The Six Day War – The Breaking of the Middle East. Guy Laron. Yale University Press, New Haven/London, 2017. Between a short Introduction that attempts to construct the underlying social science rationale for the outbreak of the Six Day War and a short epilogue that simply highlights the major trend of the Six Day War lies what appears to be a well researched and informat

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PULLING THE PLUG ON AFGHANISTAN

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PULLING THE PLUG ON AFGHANISTAN by IKRAM SEHGAL Recent reports coming out of Washington suggest that the proposal by US National Security Adviser (NSA) Mr. MacMaster for a moderate rise in the number of US troops

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Trump, Israel and Saudi Arabia: Targeting Iran - Hope for Peace

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In the wake of President Donald Trump’s visit to West Asia, is there even a faint glimmer of hope for peace in the most conflict-ridden region of the world? Or, has his visit to Saudi Arabia and Israel from the 20th to the 23rd of May 2017 only strained the region’s undercurrentsof friction and tension?  Some reflections on areas of conflict in West Asia m

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The Refracted Relationship - US Goals and Priorities Change

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THERE are significant reasons for the maintenance of close and cooperative relations between Pakistan and the US. Unfortunately, Washington has almost always conducted its relations with Pakistan as a function of America’s other strategic or tactical priorities of the moment. Since US goals and priorities change periodically, at times rapidly, Pakistan-US ties have often resembled

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