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Window to the West WHEN in 1960 Mao Zedong sent off General Gengbiao

  0 comments   |     by Munir Akram

The writer is a former Pakistan ambassador to the UN. WHEN in 1960 Mao Zedong sent off General Gengbiao, his second ambassador to Pakistan, he reportedly advised him: “Look after Pakistan; it is China’s window to the West”. Mao’s depiction may have been as much metaphorical as geographical. During the 1960s, Pakistan was China’s diplomatic

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Continuity of Agenda: US Encirclement of China Continues Under Trump

  0 comments   |     by Ulson Gunnar

The United States has pursued a decades-long policy of encircling, containing and if possible, undermining China as part of a larger strategy of achieving and maintaining what US policy papers call “primacy” over Asia. US policy has led to deeply-rooted networks operating within China’s borders and along China’s geopolitical peripheries to divide and des

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Pakistan Says the US Is No Longer Our Ally. Pakistan’s Realignment with China and Iran?

  0 comments   |     by Darius Shahtahmaesibi

Donald Trump’s decision to ring in the New Year by

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Trump Afghan Policy Aimed at Taliban or at China? by F William Engdahl

  0 comments   |     by F William Engdahl

In recent months the US President has reversed yet another campaign pledge to pull out of Afghanistan, America’s longest war, and instead has begun to deploy an added 3,000 troops there. At the same time he has lashed out at the government of Pakistan accusing it of aiding the Afghan Taliban and pledging to cut all US military aid to that country as reprisal. A deeper view into the si

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Zionism and Islamophobia Convergence of Interests

  0 comments   |     by Jamshed Abbas

Back in 2008, a Zionist Jew named Barre Seid living in the US issued a check for just under $17 million. The purpose was to fund the distribution of 28 million copies of a hate-filled documentary whose premise was that Islam is equivalent to Nazism and is the greatest threat the West faces. The CDs were distributed by the Clarion Fund, which has been linked to the Israeli group Aish HaTorah.

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US Loses Key Ally in South Asia: Screwed Up in Muslim World

  0 comments   |     by Alex GORKA

So, the US has lost another major ally. President Trump does not shy away from openly chiding Pakistan in his tweets

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America’s Deceitful Secret Support of Al Qaeda

  59 comments   |     by Eric ZUESSE

In a recent article, I documented that “US Again Supports Al Qaeda in Syria”. In a prior arti

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Limits of American power The Trump administration has got into the dangerous habit

  0 comments   |     by Javid Husain

The Trump administration has got into the dangerous habit of issuing unilateral demands and ultimatums to governments around the world that do not see eye to eye with it on different issues. Unilateral demands on Pakistan relating to the Afghanistan situation are an example of this tendency. During the Cold War, the US, because of the global competition waged by the Soviet Union and its need fo

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China Builds Military Base in Afghanistan By Peter Korzun

  0 comments   |     by By Peter Korzun

The Afghan province of Badakhshan borders China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. It used to be part of an artery between the East and West known as the ancient Silk Road. Today, that road is 

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Trying times - PAKISTAN is living through trying times

  0 comments   |     by Munir Akram

PAKISTAN is living through trying times. It confronts simultaneous threats from India and the US. The Trump administration has decided to coerce Pakistan’s compliance with its demands to ‘eliminate’ the alleged Afghan Taliban safe havens in Pakistan. Puffed up by the US endorsement of its regional ambitions, revelling in the Pakistan-US tensions, and unable to suppress the lat

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