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US-Russia ties are heading south

M K Bhadrakumar | The US-Russia diplomatic tit-for-tat escalated with the announcement in Washington on Thursday ordering the Russians to shut down their consulate in San Francisco as...

Surge of Saudi nationalism hurts US interests

M K Bhadrakumar | Reading tea leaves in Saudi politics is hazardous. That makes Moscow’s jubilation over the appointment of Mohammed bin Salman as the...

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...

Trump unveiled an anti-CPEC strategy, not an Afghan one

Andrew Korybko | Trump recently announced his strategy for Afghanistan in a prime-time speech that was preceded by official announcements that the dispatch of approximately 4000...

Moscow nervous as the US-North Korean tensions rise

M K Bhadrakumar | Moscow’s diktat to the US to slash the latter’s diplomat and staff strength in Russia by 755 personnel generously put September...

Trump’s sabre-rattling: Is a nuclear war between US and North Korea...

Asif Haroon Raja |  The US-North Korea antagonism has its roots in the 1950-53 Korean War which had divided the country. While North Korea is...

The cold war roots of a new Korean war

Jacob G. Hornberger | While President Trump’s impulsiveness and erratic behavior is clearly bringing America closer to war with North Korea, the real root of...

Trump signs Russia sanctions bill, but spits at it

M K Bhadrakumar | There is a long history of Russia being kicked around as a political football in the United States. The circumstances leading...

Come in, Kim. Join the club

M K Bhadrakumar | According to US officials, North Korea’s ICBMs are capable of hitting any part of the United States. These North Koreans are an...

Putin’s Russia on top yet again

M K Bhadrakumar | Russia and the United States could be hurtling toward a showdown following Moscow’s decision on Friday to retaliate, finally, against President Barack...

It is check and mate for Israel in Golan Heights

M K Bhadrakumar | Israel has suffered a big setback in the Syrian conflict with the deployment of Russian military police in the safe zone...

Plot thickens in great game over post-ISIS Iraq and Syria

M K Bhadrakumar | The post-ISIS future of Iraq and Syria has been a topic of animated discussion among American think tankers, the assumption being...

US-Russia relations under President Trump

News Analysis | US President Donald Trump is willing to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to the White House, but not yet, according to official...

Changing mood in Washington towards Pakistan

News Analysis | In recent days, senior US officials and lawmakers have both sent clear messages to Pakistan, urging it to help the United States...

US-Russia ceasefire deal on Syria holding – for now

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The ceasefire brokered between Russia, US and Jordan in southwestern Syria seems to be holding for the time being. The Russian President Vladimir...

USA-Russia-China triangle

M. K. Bhadrakumar | For long-time observers of the US-Russia-China triangle, this week presents a fantastic panorama. Much as the G20 summit in Hamburg on...

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...

Has Russia entered NATO’s bedroom?

M. K. Bhadrakumar | Can we say a “terrible beauty” is born in the NATO’s underbelly — to borrow the words from the Irish-English poet...

A possible new makeover for US and Russia?

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The White House disclosed Thursday during a media briefing on President Donald Trump’s forthcoming trip to Europe next week that he will meet...

Trump’s travails may spill over to Euphrates valley

M. K. Bhadrakumar | So it wasn’t mere coincidence that Russia ‘test-fired’ on Tuesday from a submerged state-of-the-art submarine its most advanced ICBM with a...

US and Russia: A meeting of two giants during G20 summit!

M. K. Bhadrakumar | A US senior official in Washington told TASS news agency Monday that the White House does not rule out a meeting...

Rising tension between Russia and NATO

News Analysis | A NATO F-16 fighter jet buzzed a plane carrying Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu as it flew over the Baltic Sea, but...

The key to peace in Afghanistan: Bringing all the regional players...

Imtiaz Gul | The Trump administration plans to beef up its nearly 9000 troops with another 4,000 with the stated objective of training and assisting...

Increased intervention in Syria: How many targets is the US eyeing?

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The shooting down of a Syrian SU-22 warplane by a US F/A-18E Super Hornet to the south of the city of...

ISIS leader Abu Bakar al-Baghdadi killed: Who will be his successor?

Nauman Sadiq | The Russian Ministry of Defense has claimed that according to information, which is being checked through various channels, the Islamic State’s leader Abu-Bakr...

How America’s missile stop Syria’s dash for Deir az-Zor

Andrew Korybko | The US’ deployment of the HIMARS missile system to eastern Syria is designed to deter the Syrian Arab Army’s Dash for Deir az-Zor. Many...

Growing regional cooperation: Will the USA be driven out of South...

Anam Sheikh | The twenty-first-century international relations are going to be multi-polar, where not one but many actors will be shaping the world order. The...

Ashraf Ghani’s outburst: How should Pakistan handle the situation?

Imtiaz Gul | Political temperatures spiked to unprecedented levels with a May 31 terrorist attack in Kabul that has left about 150 people dead. Afghan...

The Middle East conundrum: What is the safe passage for Pakistan?

Ghulam Mustafa | Mired in its Afghan Policy quagmire, reeling from Trump led Saudi Arabian stunning uppercut and Panama JIT, Pakistan appears to have been...

Saudi-UAE-Qatar crisis: Will the US’ mediation bear fruit?

News Analysis | The noise of Saudi-led Qatar boycott is reverberating in the region and beyond as the need for mediation and protection is being...

NSG membership: Will Russia “convince” China to vote in India’s favor?

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj seldom if ever would say a bloomer. Therefore, her remark on June 6 seems odd,...

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,...

Bombs for the Taliban: Is the US prolonging the Afghan war,...

News Analysis | Amid increasing turmoil in Afghanistan, top US officials, Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, have given a good...

Kennedy & Trump both similar in pursuing good relations with Russia……?

Jacob G. Hornberger | Just consider the accusations that have been leveled at the president of the USA: He has betrayed the Constitution, which he...

Modi’s upcoming visit to Moscow: Will it save a fraying relationship?

News Analysis | Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on his 4-nation tour ostensibly aimed at bolstering India’s economic engagements. The glaring part will...

China killing CIA spies, but why is the US spying on...

Jacob G. Hornberger | In its May 20 edition, the New York Times reported that between 2010 and 2012, China executed at least a dozen...

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