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G7 ministers criticize US tariffs and warn of trade war

News Analysis | Last week, Trump was told that the U.S. was playing a ‘dangerous game by slapping tariffs on European steel and aluminum. Therefore,...

Trump walks out of ‘Iran Nuclear Deal’

News Analysis | US President, Donald Trump, finally announced to pull out of the Iran Nuclear deal signed in 2015 by his predecessor, Barack Obama....

Trump set to announce Iran sanctions move that may kill nuclear...

AFP | President Donald Trump will confirm on Tuesday whether he will make good on a threat to re-impose US sanctions on Tehran and thereby...

PM May defies expectations in England local elections

AFP | British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party fared better than expected in local elections in England as the final results were announced early...

Why did Bilawal label government’s full-year budget illegal and a pre-poll...

News Analysis | Echoing the concerns shared by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah after the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman...

The Problem in the European Union

Trivun Sharma | With the victory of Viktor Orban in Hungary, two things have become clear in European geopolitics. One is that the wave of...

Can an increase in remittances boost Pakistan’s economy?

Waqas Shabbir | Inflows of workers' remittances sent by overseas Pakistanis have witnessed a much-needed surge. It has increased to $14.6 billion from $14.058 billion, exhibiting...

Pakistani exports witness a 24% increase

News Analysis | Pakistan exports have shown a boost of 24% in March, apparently due to plunge in the rupee and better export policy initiatives....

Russia rejects allegations and questions US, EU actions

News Analysis | Moscow has strongly rejected allegations made against it by the United Kingdom, the European Union and the United States regarding the poisoning...

Turkey expects Iraq to clear the Kurdish mess

News Analysis | The President of Turkey, Recep Erdogan, on Monday, said that if Iraqi forces fail to clear out PKK militants in Sinjar, the...

COAS, Bajwa in Brunei; Army carrying Diplomacy?

News Analysis | Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who is on an official visit to Brunei, held meetings with country’s top...

Trade war will bring disaster: China

News Analysis | Top economic advisor to President Xi Jin Ping of China, Liu He, warned that a trade war between the US and China...

EU to present Trump trade war riposte

AFP | The EU will Wednesday set out plans to strike back against US President Donald Trump's threatened steel and aluminum tariffs, with...

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...

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