UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Modi’s Ship Hits the Kashmir Iceberg

  0 comments   |     by M.K. Bhadrakumar

A thoughtful feature of the post-cold war ‘adjustment’ in India’s foreign policies following the disbandment of the former Soviet Union was that Delhi should stick to the proverbial principle ‘see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil’ when it comes to America. The maxim of the three wise monkeys in the ancient Indian folklore stems from t

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The Doval Doctrine – India’s hybrid war against Pakistan

  0 comments   |     by Shahid Raza

Lest we forget, World War I and World War II saw more than 100 million people killed. The battles that engulfed the entire globe began primarily as major international powers locked horns to establish dominance over each other. The disastrous results of these wars can no better be exemplified than by their culmination in the ominous nuclear bombings of Japanese citi

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Modi Caves to US Diktat on Iran Oil

  0 comments   |     by M K Bhadrakumar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi travels around the country every day claiming to be the defender of national interests in Pulwama, Balakot, ASAT and so on. But he’s keeping deafening silence on the one issue that has come up in the foreign policy that is going to have devastating impact on the Indian economy and

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Peace is difficult

  0 comments   |     by Munir Akram

THE recent military crisis with India was a baptism of fire for Prime Minister Imran Khan and the PTI government. In the event, the Pakistani leader emerged as a responsible statesman while Modi exposed himself as a rash warmonger. The Pakistani prime minister has

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Brutal truths about US’s failure in Afghanistan are being drowned...

  0 comments   |     by Andrew J. Bacevich

It has become a journalistic game of sorts: Keeping a running tally of President Trump’s half-truths, untruths and outright lies. That game is not without entertainment value. Yet arguably at least as interesting and perhaps more instructive are the genuine truths that go essentially unnoticed, not only in the media, but also among elected officials and the gene

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Is Chabahar becoming India’s ‘Achilles heel’?

  0 comments   |     by Salman Rafi Sheikh

Notwithstanding the potential and the role that Iran sees the Chabahar port will play in somewhat helping her escape the US sanctions, the port’s business potential continues to remain under-utilised and under-productive, causing Iran to worry about its future, leading it to seek out other countries that might invest in the port to meet its true potential. In la

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US, India, Japan lack Beijing’s financial muscle to challenge China at Indo-Pacific

  0 comments   |     by South Asian report

Australia, India, Japan and the US lack the financial muscle to challenge China’s vast infrastructure funding initiative in the Indo-Pacific, and should rather focus on alternative strengths according to London-based think tank the Henry Jackson Society (HJS). In a report released on Wednesday (AEDT), the HJS highlights shortcomings in the four countries&rsquo

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Afghanistan and the Long War The United States does not trust

  0 comments   |     by George Friedman

The United States does not trust the Taliban or many of those Pakistani officials speaking to and for the Taliban. But the United States also knows that the future of Afghanistan is of fundamental interest to Pakistan. Instability or Indian influence in Af-pak is not in Pakistan's interest. Therefore, the Pakistanis will play a leading role in Afghanistan as they

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Trump-Modi-Netanyahu

  0 comments   |     by admin

This trio has distinct similarities. Modi leads the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, and is an avid Muslim hater where India is home to about 191 million Muslim citizens. Similarly the Trump campaign was characteristically anti-Muslim, which enthused many Hindus in India and the United States to sustain Trump’s bid for the presidency with the anticipa

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U.N. Rights Chief calls for Drone probe

  0 comments   |     by Jefferson Morley

The U.N.’s human rights commissioner called for an investigation of civilian casualties in U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan yesterday; as Defence Secretary Leon Panetta said the aerial attacks would continue. “Drone attacks do raise serious questions about compliance with international law,” the U.N.’s Navi Pillay told a news conference in

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