Tag: EU

Erdogan Vs. Netanyahu

Andrew Korybko | The personal rivalry between Turkish President Erdogan and “Israeli” “Prime Minister” Netanyahu has been simmering for some time, especially since they last...

After initiating civil war US and EU look to ‘colonize’ Libya

Adel Karim | The civil war initiated in Libya by NATO and its allies has been going on for more than six years. Since it...

Pakistan: Fixing religious fault-lines in the age of ISIS..?

Afrah Jamal | Pakistan's Bold Response to Sectarianism? A few days before Muharram, grand proclamations advocating peace and calm that suggested people shun their religious, sectarian...

“China’s emergence is displacing the global system?” Exclusive discussion

Kevin Rudd served twice as Australia's Prime Minister (2007-10, and 2013) and also as its Foreign Minister. He is currently President of the Asia Society Policy Institute,...

Continued Russian gas transit through Ukraine: European Union’s top priority

News Analysis |  European Union (EU), the politico-economic bloc comprising 28 European states, stated that its top priority is Russia's continued transportation of gas through...

Brexit: Fight of ‘common British people’ against ‘global elite’

Simon Jeff | On June 23rd, 2016 the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union 52% to 48% with a majority of 1.2 million...

Peaceful Afghanistan is in Pakistan’s best interest: General Zubair

News Analysis | Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Zubair Mehmood Hayat has said that a peaceful Afghanistan is in the best interest...

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...

Refugee or migrant? Sometimes the line is blurred

A dozen years before the influx of refugees and migrants to Europe’s shores would force policymakers to take heed, Michael Winterbottom’s 2002 docudrama In this World brought the...

Cooperation in the Arctic Ocean?

News Analysis | In 2007 a Russian-led polar expedition, descending through the icy waters of the Arctic Ocean in a Mir submarine, planted a titanium Russian tricolor...

China seeking to make inroads in Europe

News Analysis | On this weekend, much of the world’s attention at the Group of 20 Economic Summit will be on President Trump’s first meeting with...

Unite and rule: EU as NATO’s auxiliary economic alliance

Nauman Sadiq l According to a recent infographic by New York Times, 79,000 US troops have currently been deployed in Europe out of 210,000 total US...

Pak-Afghan blame game: who reaps the benefits?

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Pakistan and Afghanistan relations worsened incalculably in the recent weeks. Both Islamabad and Kabul have been accusing each other. Neither...

Overseas Pakistanis: An underrated asset for Pakistan

Shanzay Asim | Overseas Pakistanis form a sizeable chunk of our population and contribute significantly to the economy through remittances. In fact, foreign remittances are...

Pressure from global players: Will the Gulf crisis be resolved through...

James M. Dorsey | A two-week-old conflict in the Gulf goes to the core of key issues in international relations that hamper the fight against...

Escalation of the Syrian conflict: Is the US hurting Syria more...

News Analysis | An American fighter jet on Sunday shot down a Syrian warplane that the US-led coalition said attacked its allies in the fight...

British election campaign continues despite deadly London attacks

Andy Bruce and Kate Holton | London - After a deadly militant attack on London Bridge, British Prime Minister Theresa May resumes campaigning on Monday...

Angela Merkel’s warning: Will the US & Europe grow apart under...

Europe “must take its fate into its own hands” warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Europe’s most powerful and experienced statesman, was reacting to the...

Supporting Baloch insurgency: Where are Indian “high moral grounds”?

Tayyaba Sattar | New Delhi and Islamabad are once again at each other’s throat as tensions between the two continue to escalate. India is finding...

Turkish airstrikes in Syria: Has the US lost another Middle-Eastern ally?

Mehmet Ersoy | Turkey, which keeps targeting the U.S. allies, is up to pretend that it has taken one of the leading roles in the...

What will happen to Turkey now that it has “democratically” elected...

Dr. Muhammad Ali Ehsan | Recep Tayyip Erdogan was already ruling Turkey under a state of emergency but with Sunday's YES majority (51.7%) vote, the...

Erdogan’s win splits Turkey in half, opposition out on streets

Tuvan Gumrukcu and Humeyra Pamuk | ANKARA/ISTANBUL - President Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in a referendum on Sunday to grant him sweeping powers in the...

US Secretary of State’s visit to Moscow: new friendship or false...

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The early reports on the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s talks in Moscow on Wednesday have a positive ring but...

Scotland Wants out of UK into Europe

The Scottish government on Friday formally asked British Prime Minister Theresa May for a second referendum on independence, deepening a constitutional crisis sparked by...

Public Uproar in Norway at the recruitment of a full face...

The Norwegian Muslim umbrella organization Islamic Council Norway has landed in hot water after hiring a woman who is a hardline proponent of the...

After 45 Years of Marriage Theresa May Files Divorce Papers Today:...

Guy Faulconbridge | LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown...

German Foreign Minister Says Turkey further away from EU membership than...

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said in an interview with news magazine Der Spiegel published on Saturday that Turkey has never...

With German-Russian relations hitting rock bottom: Merkel heads for Moscow

 Alexander Mercouris German Chancellor Angela Merkel, facing a possibly difficult election in Germany later this year, is traveling to Moscow on 2nd May 2017. Merkel has...

Why 19th Century Europe became the richest part of the world?...

Joel Mokyr | How and why did the modern world and its unprecedented prosperity begin? Learned tomes by historians, economists, political scientists and other scholars...

Donald Trump’s administration now picks up fight with Germany

Alexander Mercouris | Peter Navarro, Donald Trump's chief trade adviser, says euro is an 'implicit Deutsche Mark' through which Germany exploits its trade competitors. Navarro is...

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