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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...

Trump’s Pakistan crisis presents opportunity for Putin

Shahid Raza | Sitrep The first thing the Republican US President Donald Trump did to start his new year was to open a cannon of...

The Sochi Summit Was A Success, But Plenty Of Serious Challenges...

Andrew Korybko and Hamsa Haddad | President Rouhani’s visit to Sochi to meet with his Russian and Turkish counterparts is being hailed as a success...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

The two giants finally meet in Hamburg!

It was the meeting we’ve all been waiting for. US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin met on Friday during the G20...

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...

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...

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...

Full membership of SCO: What does it mean for Pakistan?

Dr. Zafar N. Jaspal | The regional security is a prerequisite and paramount for national security. Without the mutual trust and trade between/among the regional...

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...

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...

Comey’s highly anticipated hearing brings tensions to a boil

James Comey, ousted FBI chief, accused the White House of lies and defamation on Thursday, in an explosive testimony that purportedly exposed President Donald...

Modi flatters Putin and appreciates the sacrifices his family made for...

Russian President Vladimir Putin assured India that trusted-based ties with it would not be weakened by Moscow’s ties with Pakistan or any other country. Putin...

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...

Has the US created another excuse to strike Syria?

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The US state department held a special media briefing on Monday to highlight that Syrian government is carrying out the mass killing...

How Putin intends to jump on the OBOR bandwagon

M. K. Bhadrakumar | Russia has not been a significant beneficiary so far of the Chinese honeypot known as Belt and Road Initiative – although...

Prime Minister all set for trip to Beijing: CPEC is flagship...

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is traveling to Beijing with a high-level delegation and chief ministers of the four provinces, to attend a two-day international...

Russia’s interference: US foreign policy or domestic policy?

Adam Garrie | Many had hoped that the firing of former FBI director James Comey would bring an end to the disgrace of ‘Russiagate’. Russiagate...

How the USA ensures that its ‘desired parties’ are elected abroad

Daniel McAdams | Washington's hysteria about Russian interference in the US presidential election has long since metastasized to a good chunk of the rest of the country....

The Moscow-Islamabad ties: A fling or a marriage?

Yasir M’alik | Of late, Russia, Pakistan, and China have shown a willingness to establish a tripartite alliance based on mutual interests. Events of tactical...

A Restrictive foreign policy: Is India inviting trouble?

M. K. Bhadrakumar | When diplomacy becomes brittle, foreign policies become sub-optimal. India’s diplomacy toward China and Pakistan testifies to it. Dialogue with Pakistan is...

Israel’s Air Strikes on Syria are Unacceptable: Russia

The Kremlin strongly criticized Israeli air strikes on targets inside Syria on Thursday, saying Israel and other countries should avoid any action that heightened...

U.S will confront Russia about its role in Afghanistan

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The seething US-Russia rivalry in Afghanistan took a sharp turn with the explosive threat held out by the visiting US Defense...

After last week’s visit to the USA: China now going to...

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The Chinese Foreign Ministry announced yesterday that the Director of the General Office of the Communist Party of China Li Zhanshu...

Why the US National Security Agencies need to keep a ‘Cold...

Jacob G. Hornberger | The year 1989 brought an unexpected shock to the U.S. national-security establishment. The Soviet Union suddenly and unexpectedly tore down the...

Regional dynamics ensure that Erdogan’s ‘rigged’ referendum will be overlooked

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The mystique of democratic elections will never wither away. My late father used to reminisce how agonizing the waiting was in...

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