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Guantanamo geriatrics? Detainee population quietly ages

AFP | They arrived at Guantanamo Bay as young men, captured on the battlefields of Afghanistan and elsewhere early in America's war on terror, following...

U.S forces deployed to assist Saudi Arabia for countering Houthi threat

News Analysis | The US support for Arab military coalition, currently carrying out bombing sorties over the Houthi rebels in Yemen, has moved passed the...

The Price of US Global Dominance – Numerous Human Losses

Firas Samuri | The United States of America considers military presence around the world as one of the key tools for ensuring national interests. The...

Can hypocrisy and intervention go side by side?

Jacob G Hornberger | Whatever bombs Donald Trump decides to use against Syria, one thing is for certain: the U.S. government has already dropped enough...

Pentagon looks to counter ever-stealthier warfare

AFP | The US military has for years enjoyed a broad technological edge over its adversaries, dominating foes with superior communications and cyber capabilities. Read more: Putin...

Russia tests new nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile ‘Sarmat’

News Analysis | Russia’s Defence Ministry claims that it has successfully tested, for the second time, Russia’s most advanced nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile ICBM on...

US to hold Islamabad accountable for its actions: White House

News Analysis | President Donald Trump is not satisfied with the progress made by Pakistan in the fight against terrorism and the US is holding...

Russia strongly denounces US policy in Syria as Pentagon continues military...

M K Bhadrakumar | A major speech by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday at an international conference on the Middle East turned into...

Pentagon hides data on how much Taliban controls in Afghanistan

AFP | A US government watchdog said Tuesday the Pentagon has barred it from disclosing how much of Afghanistan is under Taliban control -- a...

Pentagon continued to fund Afghan units despite human rights abuse

AFP | The US military funded Afghan police and security units even though American officials knew members were implicated in gross human rights violations, according...

Kabul can’t survive without US assistance: Ghani

News Analysis | “Kabul cannot survive without US military and financial assistance”. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani confessed that the Afghan national army wouldn’t survive 6...

Who is capable of preventing nuclear war before Olympics?

Sophie Mangal | A petition appealing to the DPRK’s (Democratic People’ Republic of Korea) authorities to stop testing weapons of mass destruction (WMD) during the...

Is the US sabotaging peace in Korea?

Jacob G Hornberger | It just might be that the two Koreas are figuring out a way to avoid war, much to the anger and...

Ex-senator’s claims against Pakistan highlight US hypocrisy

Jamal Hussain | Larry Pressler, the former three time US senator from South Dakota was in the news recently, painting nuclear Pakistan as a threat...

Pentagon Chief Statement hints division of Syria

News Analysis | Russian and US forces have been communicating across the "deconfliction line" in Syria despite glitches, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters...

Pence visit stokes up Pak-US tensions

News Analysis | Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua on Friday expressed deep concern over US Vice President Mike Pence’s comments regarding Pakistan and its role in...

Trump government will cause new Korean War

Jacob G Hornberger | If war breaks out in Korea, which is increasingly likely, make no mistake about it: the cause will be the U.S....

Fight in the skies of Eastern Syria

Sophie Mangal | US Air Forces Central Command, Russian/Syrian aircraft crossed a de-confliction line into coalition airspace east of the Euphrates River 6-8 times a...

Pentagon acknowledges Pakistan’s sacrifices during war on terror

News Analysis | The Pentagon has acknowledged the efforts of Pakistan to uproot terrorism from its soil and admitted that Pakistan had lost more lives...

How will rising extremism in Pakistan affect its ties with the...

James M Dorsey | A recent government surrender to militant demands for stricter adherence to Islam mediated by the military coupled with the release from...

General Mattis visit to Pakistan: An ice breaker?

Jan Achakzai | The United States Defence Secretary Jim Mattis’s important visit to Islamabad comes on the heels of other high profile bilateral visits by...

Will the U.S. withdraw its troops from Syria after ISIS is...

Sophie Mangal | According to Washington Post, the U.S. hopes to prolong its military presence in Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) areas in the north of...

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...

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...

Pakistan welcomes Gen. Nicholson’s offer to target Tehreek-e-Taliban

News Analysis | On Wednesday, Islamabad welcomed the US offer of targeting the hideouts of the Tehreek-e-Taliban, a group that is using Afghan soil to...

US to Pakistan: no reimbursements if action not taken against LET

News Analysis | The US Congress while authorizing the disbursement of  $700 million in Coalition Support Fund (CSF) to Pakistan for the support it lends...

Trump & Putin: A tale of two ‘lovebirds’

News Desk | Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin cannot resist each other. Both shook hands Saturday in Da Nang, Vietnam for the second time in...

Is South Korea’s alliance with United States worth It?

Jacob G. Hornberger | With President Trump being accompanied by three U.S. carrier groups during his trip to Korea, South Koreans should pull a “Brexit”...

No bear ‘hugs’ but Trump calls Xi Jinping “a very special...

Reuters | U.S. President Donald Trump called on China to do more to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue and said bilateral trade had been...

Unprecedented power grab could come to haunt Mohammed bin Salman

James M. Dorsey | Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has won the first round of what could prove to be an unprecedented power grab...

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