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Tehran takes exceptions to new sanctions

News Analysis | Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has vowed to end his country's isolation in his second term. He was sworn in today just a...

The Gulf crisis: Fake news shines spotlight on psychological warfare

James M. Dorsey | Revelations about two incidents of Gulf-related fake news shine a spotlight on a long-standing psychological war between the UAE and Qatar...

Is social media’s rise making the state surrender space?

Qamar Cheema | In this age of complex interdependence, the world is facing power transition and power diffusion. Erosion of power, new patterns of governance,...

Gulf crisis: A new tale or a recap of the Southeast...

James M. Dorsey | Two competing visions of ensuring regime survival are battling it out in the Gulf. To Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates,...

Gulf crisis and new alliances: Where does Pakistan stand?

News Analysis | Bahrain has ordered Qatari troops serving with a coalition fighting the Islamic State group to leave its territory. It comes after Bahrain...

The “either with us or against us” statement is back to...

Amid a potentially incendiary Qatar crisis, Pakistan's position and foreign policy choices are likely to be affected. Saudi Arabia has asked Pakistan to take...

Saudi Arabia or Qatar: Pakistan’s search for neutrality in the Gulf...

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The fact that Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was accompanied by the army chief General Qamar Bajwa on the visit to...

Diplomatic breakdown in the Gulf: Is Trump the only one to...

Nasir Azeem | The diplomatic and political rifts between the Arab nations is nothing new. The Gulf States have been fighting over a variety of...

Added conflicts and proxies: Redefining the Middle Eastern alliances

Samson Simon Sharif | For over the past hundred years, West Asia has been the theater of conflicts and proxies. Most countries in the conflict...

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...

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