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The US-Sino Great Game: Washington embraces Indian position on CPEC

News Analysis l US Secretary of Defense, General James Mattis has said that China's One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative is untenable because it passes...

Iran and Afghan Taliban: A marriage of convenience or something bigger?

News Analysis | For 16 years, the United States has been in Afghanistan with a goal of preventing the war-torn country from once again being...

Gulf crisis and the future of Middle East

Ahsan Hamid Durrani | An energy-rich part of the world engulfed in perpetual turbulence, political instability, violent extremism, economic debilitation, sectarian divide characterized by ruthless...

Afghanistan: Once again becoming a U.S.-Russia Proxy Battle

Russia's interest in Afghanistan is not new. Moscow's imperial expansion into Central Asia in the 19th century coincided with British expansion in India, during...

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...

Non-alignment of Pakistan is needed to survive the new Great Game

Saud Bin Ahsen | The term “Great Game” has been used in different contexts to describe geostrategic struggles between various powers at different times. It...

Will Pakistan muddle through or will CPEC allow it to control...

Adnan Qaiser | Indeed history keeps repeating itself. The 19th century’s Great Game – associated with the historic Silk Road – has since been reincarnated...

Clash between Russia and the USA over biological weapons in Central...

Saad Marwat | The Soviet Union disintegrated in 1989, straight after the collapse of the Berlin Wall in Germany. This resulted in the emergence of...

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Cholistan Jeep Rally: Magsi takes the trophy again

News Desk | Nadir Magsi, Pakistan Peoples’ Party member for Sindh Provincial Assembly, won the Cholistan Desert Rally in the prepared category for the second...

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...

Will Jennfier Aniston and Brad Pitt reunite after their divorces?

News Desk | Jennifer Aniston has issued a statement addressing reports she is interacting with her ex-husband Brad Pitt as a shoulder to lean on...

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...

MQM drama continues: Farooq Sattar elected party chief again

News Desk | Farooq Sattar has been elected as the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) convener in the intraparty elections held on Sunday. The elections were...

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