Tag: Cold War

Why an alliance with Russia is vital for Pakistan

Akash Shah | “I will wipe the city out of this map with a nuclear strike from where next USAF’s U-2 plane will take off”....

Pentagon Chief Statement hints division of Syria

News Analysis | Russian and US forces have been communicating across the "deconfliction line" in Syria despite glitches, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters...

Pakistan’s contributions for the uplift of Afghan people

Afrah Jamal | Pakistan and Afghanistan have history. And it is not all good. They have a shared border – though its legality has been...

Trump’s phrase sparks hopes of Indo-US alliance

News Analysis | The use of “Indo-Pacific” during his trip to Asia many times by US President Donald Trump has given the impression of a...

The real victors of the second world war

Jacob G. Hornberger | On May 9, 2017, Russians held a military parade in Red Square to commemorate the Allied victory over Nazi Germany in...

Is Canada poised to replace the US in the settlement of...

Stana Dubajic | With the current US administration visibly divided over all major international issues, coupled with the fierce fight of the American political establishment...

South Korea should give U.S. troops the boot- Part II

Jacob G. Hornberger | Last April, I wrote an article entitled “South Korea Should Give U.S. Troops the Boot,” in which I argued that if...

Bring the troops home from Korea

Jacob G. Hornberger | There is one good solution to the Korean crisis, one that the mainstream press commentators simply will not confront. It’s not...

How we allowed the US to Endanger Pakistan’s Security

Saleem Akhtar Malik l The U-2 incident occurred during the Cold War on 1 May 1960, during the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower and the premiership of Nikita Khrushchev, when a United States U-2 spy...

The U.S. deep state recklessly edging its way towards balkanization of...

Zara Ali | If we are looking for the unabashed bottom line of the latest version of the U.S. strategy on Afghanistan, or shall we...

‘IS-Khurasan Province’ might drag Russia into the Afghan quagmire

Shahid Raza | The U.S. has clearly and squarely lost the war in Afghanistan after 16 years, thousands of casualties, hundreds of billions of dollars...

Balfour Declaration, Russian Revolution and the Arab Oil

Nauman Sadiq | Is this not the international politics most significant coincidence that the Balfour declaration for the creation of Israel was adopted in the...

More foreign policy blow back in Spain

Jacob G. Hornberger | Last week, 13 more people died in Spain as a consequence of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and Afghanistan....

Charlottesville and America’s death machine

Jacob G. Hornberger | Amidst all the furor over President Trump’s suggestion that “both sides” are to blame for the recent violence in Charlottesville, I...

What led to 1965 war? – Part 1

Saleem Akhtar Malik l The 1965 War Kashmir is simmering with a brazen homegrown resistance movement against the Indian state. Since last year, Kashmir is back...

The Maldives Crisis Is An Outgrowth Of The Chinese-Indian New Cold...

Andrew Korybko | The escalating situation in the majority-Muslim archipelago country of the Maldives is detail-heavy and has been steadily unfolding in one way or another...

Where trump might be vulnerable

Jacob G. Hornberger | It’s still not clear to me the particular crime for which special prosecutor Robert Mueller is investigating President Trump. Was it illegal...

Blame the anti-Russia brouhaha on the CIA and Pentagon

Jacob G. Hornberger | Have you noticed that according to the Pentagon, the CIA, and the U.S. mainstream press (whose newspapers oftentimes appear to be...

Don’t be surprised to see Trump bomb North Korea

Jacob G. Hornberger | After the in-your-face Fourth of July “gift” that North Korea delivered to President Trump in the form of an intercontinental ballistic...

Breaking inertia on Kashmir

Saleem Akhtar Malik l The 1965 War Kashmir is simmering with a brazen homegrown resistance movement against the Indian state. Since last year, Kashmir is back...

Rising tension between Russia and NATO

News Analysis | A NATO F-16 fighter jet buzzed a plane carrying Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu as it flew over the Baltic Sea, but...

Indo-US strategic ties: Nuclear brinkmanship in the Himalayas

Saleem Akhtar Malik | Pakistanis keep complaining about America’s totally indifferent stance towards Pakistan during the '65 and '71 wars. Pakistan joined the US sponsored...

ISIS leader Abu Bakar al-Baghdadi killed: Who will be his successor?

Nauman Sadiq | The Russian Ministry of Defense has claimed that according to information, which is being checked through various channels, the Islamic State’s leader Abu-Bakr...

Growing regional cooperation: Will the USA be driven out of South...

Anam Sheikh | The twenty-first-century international relations are going to be multi-polar, where not one but many actors will be shaping the world order. The...

Kennedy & Trump both similar in pursuing good relations with Russia……?

Jacob G. Hornberger | Just consider the accusations that have been leveled at the president of the USA: He has betrayed the Constitution, which he...

China killing CIA spies, but why is the US spying on...

Jacob G. Hornberger | In its May 20 edition, the New York Times reported that between 2010 and 2012, China executed at least a dozen...

CPEC and Pakistan’s road to development: Can India sabotage the plan?

Saleem Akhtar Malik | CPEC is presently the subject of intense debate within and outside Pakistan. India has openly declared its opposition to CPEC because...

America’s wars around the globe: Necessary and constitutional?

Jacob G. Hornberger | For 45 years, the United States was engaged in a Cold War against the Soviet Union and communism. In the 1960s,...

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Moeed Pirzada | Specter, Latest James Bond Movie & why it’s so amazing? Bond movies have always been a barometer of global political agenda, of...

US-Russia Lethal Arms Race: Beginning of a New Cold War?

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The trends in the global politics manifest that Great Powers are investing immensely in advancing their military arsenals. They are...

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