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Pakistan’s critical role in the New Cold War

M K Bhadrakumar | Afghanistan, no doubt, was what brought Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif to Moscow on a ‘working visit’ on February 20. This...

Pakistan-Russia counter terrorism co-operation

Zeeshan Hayat | Counter-terrorism cooperation has been an important aspect of Pakistan-Russia relations. During the visit of former President Pervez Musharraf to Russia in 2003,...

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...

Britain using new law to clampdown on corruption money

AFP | Russian oligarchs suspected of corruption will be forced to explain their wealth in a new British clampdown on organised crime, Security and Economic Crime Minister...

Exploiting Pakistan’s steel mills

Ikram Sehgal | Employing more than 40000 workers, Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) was a gigantic force-multiplier for employment downstream in directly contributing to the national...

Russian helicopter maker has eyes on India

AFP | As a helicopter buzzes in circles despite a blizzard, thousands are busy working in the huge hangars of a Siberia-based aircraft maker, eager...

Russian air strikes kill 18 civilians in Syria

AFP | At least 23 civilians were killed Wednesday in the Syrian opposition stronghold of Eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, most of them in Russian air...

Dozens killed as fierce fighting in northwest Syria continues

AFP | Intense fighting killed dozens of people on the edge of the last Syrian province entirely outside government control as aid workers completed a...

USAID has no issues with Russian investment in Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline

News Analysis | Mission Director of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), Jerry Bisson, has said that the US has no issues in Russian...

Survival in the age of information warfare

Afrah Jamal | Pakistani troops recently rescued a US - Canadian family that had been captured in Afghanistan in 2012 and held hostage for 5...

Egyptian President Al-Sisi steps up repression to cover policy failure

James M. Dorsey | Egyptian general-turned-president Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi would likely be the first to admit that an iron fist is no guarantee for retaining...

China to deploy inter-continental ballistic missile by early 2018

M K Bhadrakumar | People’s Daily reported today citing a CCTV program on Sunday that China’s latest inter-continental ballistic missile DF-41 will be deployed in “early...

Will Norway’s attempts to abolish nuclear weapons make a difference to...

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal  The Norwegian Nobel Committee once again certified the utopian vision of a world free of nuclear weapons on October 6, 2017....

Selfie of Jewish man in Masjid-Nabwi sparks outrage

News Desk  Russian-born Jewish man Ben Tzion 31, sparked outrage on the Internet when his selfie in the sacred mosque of Masjid-e-Nabwi in Medina, Saudi...

Rouhani declares the end of ISIS. What next now for Iran?

News Analysis | Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday announced the end of the Islamic State (ISIS), a brutal militant organization that proliferated in Iraq...

Russian retaliation: All foreign media now ‘foreign agents’

Reuters | Russia's lower house of parliament on Wednesday passed on second reading a law that would allow the Russian authorities to designate foreign media...

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...

After Six Years and Half a Million Dead, We’re Back to...

Daniel McAdams | Today Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said, "Assad must go." Forget the ISIS pretext for US bombing and occupation of Syrian territory. We...

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...

Western media’s propaganda war against Syria: Part of the “plan”?

Hussain Akram | The year 2011 saw the beginning of what Western media immediately described as a revolution against a 'mad dictator inflicting suffering upon...

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...

Why Russia suspects that US is helping ISIS in Syria &...

Muhammad Ali Ehsan | Russia has accused the US of ‘reducing air strikes against Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq to allow the militants passage...

The Russian-Saudi joint energy fund will keep bilateral relations on right...

Andrew Korybko | Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak announced the measure and told Russian media that “Our focus is not just on strengthening our cooperation...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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