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America’s Longest War Drags On In Afghanistan - US National Security

  13 comments   |     by James Cogan

The US national security advisor, Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, was in Afghanistan over the weekend, speaking with President Ashraf Ghani and General John Nicholson, the US military commander in the country. The aim of the talks, the Military Times reported prior to McMaster’s arrival in Kabul, was to “assess whether more military personnel are needed to break the stale

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Trump.Israel and Saudi Arabai

  0 comments   |     by Dr Chandra Muzaffar

Trump, Israel And Saudi Arabia: Targeting Iran  Dr Chandra Muzaffar

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US Paper Asks India to End Rights’ Violations in Kashmir

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WASHINGTON: Pressure is mounting on India over human rights abuses in Kashmir. After a recent US State Department report on Human rights violations by Indian forces in Kashmir, top US newspaper the New York Times has also warned that Indian democracy may lose its credibility in the face of abuses in Kashmir. In its hard-hitting editorial, the US paper said the Indian army “reached

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What’s CPEC, and How Does the Future of the Multipolar World Depend on It?

  0 comments   |     by Andrew Korybko

What’s CPEC, and How Does the Future of the Multipolar World Depend on It? By Andrew Korybko Andrew just returned from Pakistan’s National Defence University where he was lecturing on the geostrategic significance of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, and he’s eager to share

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Who Sets the Agenda? US-Pakistan Bilateral Track Dialogue

  2 comments   |     by M Saeed Khalid

A group of former generals, diplomats and bureaucrats and think tank gurus came together to conduct the second round of the US-Pakistan Bilateral Track-II Dialogue on April 5 and April 6 in Islamabad. The meeting assumed special significance in view of the suspense that prevails regarding the Trump administration’s policies toward South Asia – particularly their Pak-Afghan dimension

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Rising Dragon, Wounded Eagle - Second-Largest Economies

  0 comments   |     by Munir Akram

WHEN China’s former vice premier, Qian Qichen, was asked 20 years ago about the future of Sino-US relations, he reportedly responded: “They [Sino-US relations] will never be as good as they should be; and never be as bad as they can be.” This prognosis holds true today for the world’s “most important bilateral relationship”. The largest and second-lar

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Sikkim as Independent Nation - Andrew Duff Book

  0 comments   |     by Andrew Duff

In any case the book by Andrew Duff is really great and interesting reading with lot of information which anyone interested in Himalayan history would definitely appreciate.   Although the story of Sikkim as independent nation is long time closed, the topic still attracts the numbers of writers and readers alike. Also the recent accession of Crimea to Russia was ap

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Objectives behind Drone Strike in Baluchistan

  0 comments   |     by Asif Haroon Raja

Pakistan is caught up in a paradoxical situation. The US as well as the unity government in Kabul have been pressing Pakistan to convince the Afghan Taliban to come to the negotiating table and help in restoring peace in war torn Afghanistan. At the same time, they do not want Pakistan to maintain contacts with Taliban and are urging it to fight them. Last year, with great efforts Pakista

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US Unleashes the Dogs of War in Afghanistan

  0 comments   |     by M K Bhadrakumar

A statement by the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Thursday pointedly called on the ‗international community‘ to respect Pakistan‘s sovereignty and territorial integrity. It commended Pakistan‘s contribution to the war against terrorism and stressed that the Afghan reconciliation process within the framework of the Quadrilateral Coordination Group should not be jeopardized

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India’s foreign policy crossed the Rubicon for unsure gains

  0 comments   |     by M.K. Bhadrakumar

India’s foreign-policy community has begun agonizing over the era of Donald Trump in world politics. A host of assumptions anchoring India’s policies, dating back to the nineties, appear to be getting invalidated. As the nineties ended, the task was well under way to reshape India’s foreign policy opti

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