Tag: Eurasia

Chinese demands to Malaysia highlight China’s growing challenges!

James M. Dorsey |  A Chinese demand for the extradition of 11 Uyghurs from Malaysia puts the spotlight on China’s roll-out of one of the...

Why China needs CPEC?

Hammad Zamurrad | A little over one year after entering its implementation phase in 2016, CPEC is making a remarkable progress and appears to be an...

Consequences of abrogating Iran nuclear deal

James M. Dorsey | US President Donald J. Trump’s targeting of a two-year-old agreement curtailing Iran’s ability to produce nuclear weapons could not only spark...

Pakistan Is Uniting China, Russia, and Turkey against Trump’s Afghan strategy

Andrew Korybko | The Pakistani Foreign Minister’s plans to travel to China, Russia, and Turkey in hashing out a multipolar response to Trump’s recently announced Afghan...

How should Pakistan respond to Trump’s Afghan policy?

Abdul Rahim | On August 21, 2017, President Trump announced Afghan policy and warned the U.S enemies that “no place is beyond the reach of...

How India wants to encircle Pakistan and why it will fail…

Jan Achakzai | The Trump Administration’s new strategy in Afghanistan envisaging partnership with India will likely raise security concerns for Pakistan. The US strategy anchored on...

Trump ‘New’ Afghanistan strategy is neither new, nor a strategy

Rupert Stone | It is a common feature of democratic politics that more a leader promises change, the more things will stay the same. Professions...

President Trump’s speech and our reactions

Muhammad Ali Ehsan | My first impression after hearing President Trump’s speech was – does it serve our interest to be so diplomatically humiliated from...

Trump slams Pakistan; calls upon India to help in Afghanistan

News Analysis | US President Donald Trump ratified the deployment of thousands of more troops in war-torn Afghanistan after months of deliberations and dithering. This...

Trump draws geopolitical battle lines in South Asia

James M. Dorsey | President Donald J. Trump has drawn battle lines in South Asia that are likely to have a ripple effect across Eurasia:...

A new normal in Russia-China military cooperation

M K Bhadrakumar | No sooner than the annual Malabar 2017 exercise (July 14-17) ended in the Bay of Bengal, another naval exercise has begun...

Trump Putin meeting: what hurdles will they have to address?

With all the fuss over Presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump meeting later this week at the G20 summit, many have conspicuously failed to...

Saudi Arabia or Qatar: Pakistan’s search for neutrality in the Gulf...

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The fact that Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was accompanied by the army chief General Qamar Bajwa on the visit to...

Threats to regional peace: The implications of a disrupted Afghanistan

Abdul Rahim | Due to its geostrategic location in the region, Afghanistan occupies a unique place in global and regional politics. The future of Asia,...

Pak-China cooperation strong at OBOR summit: What is India missing?

Aymen Ijaz | Relations between Pakistan and China are based on historical and cultural linkages and the deep-rooted connections between the two nations which have...

How Putin intends to jump on the OBOR bandwagon

M. K. Bhadrakumar | Russia has not been a significant beneficiary so far of the Chinese honeypot known as Belt and Road Initiative – although...

Benefits to Pakistan in joining Shanghai Cooperation Organization

By Saud Bin Ahsen | The importance of regional organisation in international relation has tremendously increased after falling of the Soviet Union and the emergence of...

With Syrian attacks Trump launches his Queen on the chessboard

James M. Dorsey | One thing this week’s US air strikes in Syria highlight is the fact that the sands are continuously shifting as regional...

Will the Chinese string of pearls policy allow it to dominate...

Dr James M. Dorsey| Troubled ports in Pakistan and Sri Lanka, envisioned as part of China’s string of pearls linking the Eurasian heartland to the Middle...

Are Russia and China Creating a New World Order in Eurasia?

James M Dorsey| A new Russian-led, China-backed Eurasia-centred world order may be in the making. This is against the backdrop of alleged Russian cyber warfare...

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PTI minister defends his party’s performance in KP

News Desk | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader and Minister of Education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Muhammad Atif Khan, defended his party against the allegations of...

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Declaring Pakistan state sponsor of terrorism will lead to an irreversible...

News Desk | In a seminar on “Changing Patterns of Extremism and Terrorism in Pakistan” at Woodrow Wilson Center on February 13, 2018, three renowned...

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