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How risky is Trump’s Iran policy?

By James M. Dorsey | US President Donald J. Trump’s inclination to withdraw from a three-year old international agreement that curbs Iran’s nuclear program is...

Enraged Arab youth protest their governments’ soft US stance

James M. Dorsey | A little noticed subtext to furious protests across the Middle East and North Africa against US President Donald J. Trump’s recognition...

Is Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem just to boost popularity amongst conservatives?

James M. Dorsey | US President Donald J. Trump has let a genie out of the bottle with his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital...

Saudi Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s achilles heel

James M. Dorsey | Emboldened by perceived White House support, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman appears to have stepped up his risky, so far...

Iran joins Iraq in squeezing United States’s Kurdish Allies

James M Dorsey | There may be a silver but risky lining for Kurdish nationalists in their devastating loss of Kirkuk and other cities on...

Why PMLN and PTI followers despise each other?

Yasser Awan | Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto arrived. He remained prime minister of the country from 14th August 1973 to 5th July 1977 (3 years 10 months and...

Gulf crisis is merely a family squabble: ‘James Dorsey’

James M. Dorsey | A three-month old crisis in the Gulf that has pitted Qatar against an alliance led by the UAE and Saudi Arabia...

Playing with Fire: Trump’s Iran policy risks cloning North Korea

James M. Dorsey | As US President Donald J. Trump gropes with a set of bad options for responding to North Korea’s rapidly expanding nuclear...

US moves against Iran raise spectre of wider regional conflict

James M. Dorsey | US President Donald J. Trump. in a step that could embolden Saudi Arabia to move ahead with plans to destabilize Iran,...

The Gulf crisis: A battle of megalomaniacs

James M. Dorsey | There are fundamental problems in trying to learn lessons or draw conclusions from the Gulf crisis for the role of small...

Activist Linda Sarsour called Muslims for Jihad against Trump and his...

High profile, American activist Linda Sarsour became a sensation for Western media when she gave a blatant call of nonviolent jihad to Muslim community...

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...

Air Force One lands in Riyadh: Trump’s distraction from the controversies...

Jeff Mason and Steve Holland | Dogged by controversy at home, President Donald Trump opened a nine-day foreign trip on Saturday in Saudi Arabia,...

The intelligence top brass warns the US of increasing “Afghan Trouble”

News Analysis | On Thursday, the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence was presented with a comprehensive Worldwide Threat Assessment Report. The Director of National...

US Deep State is using “Trump” card to play the game...

Muhammad Azam | In the past two weeks, the state of the White House has sublimated from chaotic damage control to a visibly coherent institution...

After last week’s visit to the USA: China now going to...

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The Chinese Foreign Ministry announced yesterday that the Director of the General Office of the Communist Party of China Li Zhanshu...

Sales of Ivanka Trump products jump in 2016

When your father is the President, the world is your oyster as the saying goes. It was reported that the sales of Ivanka Trump´s...

The ‘Deep State’ has taken over the Trump administration Like those...

Jacob G. Hornberger | When President Trump took the oath he did so by promising to stand against the national-security state apparatus and to not kneel...

Will Hate Crimes in Trump’s America hinder US-India Relations?

Michael Kugelman | Indian-Americans enjoy a public park in Columbus, Ohio. Men play volleyball, women chat, kids climb on playground equipment. Yet this innocuous footage is...

Who are the Richest People of the Year?

Forbes has issued a new list of top billionaires from around the world. The rich are in fact getting richer for the increase in...

United States & Pakistan can work together to destroy ISIS: Pakistan’s...

Pakistan's newly appointed ambassador to the United States, Aizaz Chaudhary, has called for greater cooperation between Trump administration and Pakistan to nip in bud...

How is the world affected with Trump’s American values?

Adnan Qaiser| If destiny is choice, and not chance, then the American people have played a big gamble by electing President Trump into office. The...

Pakistan warns US, Afghanistan could be the next Syria

A high level discussion took place between Pakistan Military and General John Nicholson, Resolute Support Mission commander with James Mattis, retired US general and...

Pentagon’s “Devastating impact” plan for ISIS

Sophie Mangal| The U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis had presented a preliminary version of the Pentagon’s new plan to rapidly defeat the Islamic State of...

Are both US conservatives & liberals being hypocrites over immigration?

Jacob G. Hornberger| Leftists (or liberals or progressives, if you prefer) are lamenting the plight of illegal immigrants who are being arrested and deported by...

Can Raheel Sharif help to improve tense relations between Saudis and...

James M. Dorsey | Controversy and uncertainty over the possible appointment of a Pakistani general as commander of a 40-nation, Saudi-led, anti-Iranian military alliance dubbed...

Trump’s presidency will be short-lived: Predicts US Historian

As US President Donald Trump continues on a policy course that puts him in conflict, sometimes, with the preceding political establishment, at least one...

Trump wages war against intelligence agencies: How far will it go?

Daniel McAdams | I was in Washington, D.C. over the weekend for the wedding of an old Ron Paul Congressional office colleague and in the...

Waiting for Trump: Kabul Duo, Afghan Taliban, Russians & Chinese

Mir Waise | Various power players in and around Afghanistan are eagerly waiting for Donald Trump to clear his position on Afghanistan. But the suspense is...

How Ivanka Trump prompted furor with her twitter photo?

Donald Trump has officially been President of the United States for less than a month - and that period has been full of controversies -...

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