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Revival of steel mills

Farid A Malik | We, the engineers of the seventies were inspired by the first Steel Mills of Pakistan, inaugurated by Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto (ZAB)...

What was Israel’s PM up to in Moscow?

Andrew Korybko | Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s meeting with President Putin last week was very significant. The “Israeli” premier traveled to Moscow to meet with...

Afghan safe havens – for poppies, politicians & power brokers

Afrah Jamal | The upgraded version of Afghan policy released in August 2017 was followed by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to the...

Rex Tillerson harshly criticizes Russia in order to rally NATO allies

M K Bhadrakumar | The remarks by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Russia, while speaking at the Woodrow Wilson Centre in Washington, DC...

Iran’s good relations with Pakistan and India stops the US from...

Adam Garrie | India-Pakistan relations have become notably unhealthy in the age of Premier Narendra Modi, however, both countries continue to share something which separates...

Russia might rescue Venezuela from a disastrous default

Andrew Korybko | The Bolivarian Republic has been on the economic brink for years due to a combination of the US’ Hybrid War on Venezuela...

Russia-U.S. deadlock over Syrian chemical weapons inquiry continues

Reuters | Russia said on Monday it was talking to the United States about the U.N. Security Council renewing an international inquiry into chemical weapons...

Stalin’s Great Grandson on the Significance of the Communist Revolution Centenary.

Haneul Na’avi | We have the pleasure of interviewing Jacob Djugashvili, the great-grandson of the revolutionary leader and General Secretariat of the USSR, Joseph Vissarionovich...

Iran’s snub to US has meaning for India

M K Bhadrakumar | Only Tehran could have punctured US President Donald Trump’s massive ego with just a delicate deflection by the wrist. It all...

The CIA’s new anti-Taliban strategy might help Daesh

Andrew Korybko | The New York Times reported over the weekend that the CIA would be redirecting most of its Afghan efforts towards directly thwarting...

Russian model dies from exhaustion

News Desk | If you thought modeling is easy, you are wrong. A 14-year-old model has died after suffering from ‘utter exhaustion’ during a grueling...

Is US still the only superpower in world?

Joseph Davis | The gradual, controlled demolition of the United States continues unabated. On the surface, this appears to be a global power shift from...

Is US running out of friends?

M K Bhadrakumar | An amazing week is unfolding in West Asian politics. It began with three dramatic developments on Monday – Turkish troops crossing...

Russia: The new master of Middle East

M K Bhadrakumar | The remark Wednesday by the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Presidential envoy for the Middle East Mikhail Bogdanov offering Moscow’s mediation for a...

Saudi Arabia fires extremist Imams from Mosques and seminaries

News Analysis | In a bid to shed the image of Saudi state harboring extremists, Minister of Saudi Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir said that Saudi...

Karzai accuses US for creating ISIS?

News Analysis | Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said that the Islamic State Khurasan faction has emerged in Afghanistan under the watch of the...

Happy birthday Mr. President!

News Desk | A Russian-Italian brand, Caveir, known for its gold-plated iPhones with designs featuring Putin, introduced phones with new features to commemorate Putin's 65th...

Will Russian S-400 missile defense system save Erdoğan from  another Western...

Stana Dubajic | By buying Russian S-400 air-defense missile system Turkey, erstwhile Western ally, second largest NATO member, and a bulwark against Soviet expansion in...

Saudi King to visit Moscow: Expects Russia’s help to bring the...

M K Bhadrakumar | The forthcoming visit by Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz to Russia (October 4-7) carries great symbolism. Such poignancy is for several reasons –...

Is Kurdistan a US-Israeli conspiracy to balkanize Middle East?

M K Bhadrakumar | The result of the Kurdish independence referendum in northern Iraq will be known in the next 48 hours or so, but no surprises...

Rohingya is a humanitarian issue not a Muslim one!

M K Bhadrakumar | The Trump administration is shifting gear on Myanmar. After positioning itself on the “right side of history”, Washington is making the...

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...

Putin promises Tehran of support if US-Iran nuclear deal is scrapped...

 M K Bhadrakumar | The unscheduled trip to Russia by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as the special envoy of President Hassan Rouhani and his...

Rohingya Plight: Feeding Instability across Muslim World & jeopardizing China’s One...

James M. Dorsey | The plight of Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya minority is becoming the Muslim world’s latest rallying call emulating the emotional appeal of the...

South Korea should give U.S. troops the boot- Part II

Jacob G. Hornberger | Last April, I wrote an article entitled “South Korea Should Give U.S. Troops the Boot,” in which I argued that if...

Afghanistan: Growing regional consensus between Russia, China, Iran & Pakistan..?

M K Bhadrakumar | A public remark of great significance that the visiting Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani made while in Delhi this week appeared in...

Time is ideal for Islamabad and Tehran to turn a page...

News Analysis | Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif reached Tehran on a one-day visit to Iran as part of his diplomatic engagement initiative which started with...

Xiamen Declaration Review: What’s In It, What’s Not, And Why

Andrew Korybko | Xiamen Declaration that emerged from this week’s BRICS Summit in China is important both for what it includes, but also what it doesn’t. There...

Chaos of the Trump era is never-ending

M K Bhadrakumar | More vitriolic stuff is appearing in print pointing toward the US State Secretary Rex Tillerson leaving the ship. The National Interest carried...

Why Israel is flexing muscles at Hezbollah

M K Bhadrakumar | The Israeli armed forces began on Tuesday a massive fortnight-long military exercise, billed as the biggest in the past 19 years, simulating a war...

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Syed Haider Raza Mehdi | As anticipated, the earlier article referred above "The Army isnt wearing Trousers" has stirred up quite a storm showering me...

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News Desk | The cricketer turned politician Imran Khan, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), has married for the third time on Sunday. Khan chose Bushra...

A quest to provide swift justice in Pakistan

News Analysis | Today, the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan will start proceedings on a petition filed in the apex court seeking fresh rules for...

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