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Trump fights against deep state accusing it of politicizing investigations

AFP | US President Donald Trump publicly attacked the FBI's leadership Friday, accusing them of politicizing their investigations in favor of Democrats as he gets...

Former CIA agent’s arrest follows US spying debacle in China

AFP | The third arrest in one year of a US official suspected of helping Chinese spies has bared the tense battle between the two...

Neo-Nazi arrested on hijacking charges as West faces right wing terror...

News Analysis | The FBI has accused a Missouri man linked to the “Alt-Right” and the violent “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, VA of...

Has anyone benefited from American interventionism?

Jacob G. Hornberger | For the first hundred years of American history, the United States was founded on the concept of a limited-government republic, one whose...

America’s Waterloo: ‘Scapegoating’ Pakistan for Failures in Afghanistan

Adnan Qaiser | French statesman, Georges Clemenceau had notably observed, “War is too important to be left to the generals.” Since no general ever happily...

A master-plan to balkanize Pakistan – Part III

Asif Haroon Raja | War against the Soviets Fearing a takeover by the fundamentalists, 40th Soviet Army intervened and occupied Afghanistan on December 27, 1979, killed Hafiz...

Why no impeachment of CIA officials for conspiring to murder Castro...

Jacob G. Hornberger | During the Church Committee hearings in the 1970s, Congress and the American people learned that the CIA, in partnership with the Mafia,...

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...

Afghanistan: Trump & his Generals playing “double game”?

M K Bhadrakumar | The Associated Press has carried an exclusive report regarding the intensive, ongoing political dialogue between the Afghan government and the Taliban behind the...

The illegality of Trump’s ‘Afghanistan war’

Jacob G. Hornberger | When President Trump attributed his flip-flop on Afghanistan to his team of military generals, who informed him that a withdrawal from...

Pyongyang warns Washington of ‘pain and suffering’

News Analysis | North Korea has warned the US of dire consequences if UNSC ratifies punitive sanctions against the country on Monday, adding further fuel...

USA wants strong defense ties with India: Will military pressure mount...

News Analysis | The Trump administration has told the US lawmakers that defense ties with India are indispensable to the bilateral ties between the two...

American ‘DO MORE’ policy exposed

Engr. Bilal Awaisi |  The intervention of the United States of America (USA) in South Asia dates back to cold war era, the era in...

Trump & Modi’s Afghan deal: Stupid and bound to fail

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Pakistan is encountering internal and external challenges. The transnational terrorist organizations with the support of Indian intelligence and collusion of...

Washington wants decisive action from Pakistan

News Analysis | The US on Wednesday reiterated the need for Pakistan to act against alleged sanctuaries present on its soil. This was asserted by...

Pakistan all-set to pull the plug on the US

News analysis | The National Security Council (NSC) instituted a working committee to finalize new rules of engagement with the US after that country slammed...

“Pakistan will not be bullied” – Lt. Gen. Tariq Khan

Lt. Gen. Tariq Khan | The US finds it does not know how to dismount the tiger. The US is finding the War in Afghanistan...

Pakistan, China assess the shifts in regional politics

M K Bhadrakumar | Pakistan and China have set the ball rolling to coordinate their approaches to the United States’ new Afghan strategy outlined by...

The Afghan policy in perspective

Afrah Jamal | True to its reality show inspired template, the Afghan strategy was rolled out after months of speculations, suspense, and dithering. It used...

Pakistan suspends talks with the US amid mounting tensions

News analysis | Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said that Islamabad has suspended talks and bilateral visits with the US in protest to the anti-Pakistan tirade...

The US whips up tensions in South Asia; Delhi’s NSG membership...

News analysis | The Trump administration is looking at options to support India's membership of the coveted Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). Officials in the White...

Who are Afghan Taliban and why the US won’t be able...

K. Hussain Zia | The Afghans are not a nation as such but a composition of numerous tribes. These form loose groupings based on ethnicity....

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...

The winners and losers in Trump’s Afghan strategy – III

M K Bhadrakumar | The tone and content of the statement issued in Islamabad on Thursday after the meeting of the National Security Committee, here, regarding President...

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...

Old wine in a new bottle

Dr. Zafar Jaspal | President Donald Trump announced his belated Afghanistan strategy and also laid out his South Asian future plan on August 21, 2017. Realistically, there...

Khan condemns Trump; advises him to talk with the Taliban

News analysis | PTI Chief, Imran Khan while taking serious exceptions to President Trump's tirade against Pakistan, suggested that the US top man should find...

The winners and losers in Trump’s Afghan strategy – II

M K Bhadrakumar | (The first part is here.) CHINA China has paid high attention to the speech by US President Donald Trump on Monday outlining the way forward...

Iraqi forces ‘completely surround ISIL’ in Tal Afar

News Analysis | According to Iraqi and US officials, Iraqi forces backed by Shiite militias have "completely surrounded" fighters affiliated with the Islamic State group in...

‘Pakistan sixth largest country in the world cannot be ignored by...

News Desk | Robin Lynn Raphel is an American former diplomat, Ambassador, CIA analyst and an expert on Pakistan affairs. Until November 2, 2014, she served as a coordinator for non-military...

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