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US warns of ‘critical time for humanity’ at Munich Security Conference

News Analysis | Dozens of the world’s political and military officials, politicians, journalists and security experts attended the 54th three-day (FEB 16-18, 2018) Munich Security...

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...

Pakistani auto-industry thrives during 2017!

News Analysis | Amidst an all-around dismal performance in the industrial sectors, the auto industry stood out with a shining year. If there was one area...

Rocket Man’s New Years nuclear threat

AFP | North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un warned the United States Monday he has a "nuclear button" on his table but offered an apparent olive...

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....

Will ISIS attack the 2018 Winter Olympics?

Sophie Mangal | Despite major defeats in Syria and Iraq, ISIS still remains the greatest threat to security and stability in the world. The terrorists...

South Korea, US start air drills as North Korea threat rises

Reuters | The United States and South Korea went ahead with large-scale joint aerial drills on Monday, a move North Korea had said would push...

Economically vanquished North Korea celebrates becoming a ‘nuclear state’

News Analysis | To celebrate the successful launch of its long-range intercontinental ballistic missile, North Korea (NK) held a mass celebrations in the capital Pyongyang....

Ivanka Trump may not be the real feminist she claims to...

News Desk | Ivanka Trump, the First Daughter of the US landed in Hyderabad, India in the early hours of the Tuesday morning to attend...

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”...

How tiny Qatar’s wealth saved it from starvation ?

James M Dorsey | Food security has taken on a new dimension almost five months into the Gulf crisis that pits a UAE-Saudi alliance against...

Why should North Korea not trust the US?

Jacob G. Hornberger | To many mainstream pundits, the solution to the crisis in Korea is for U.S. officials to sit down and “talk” to North...

The risks of military engagement against North Korea

Jonathan Augustine | The $20 million we spend daily maintaining the US nuclear arsenal could instead be used to provide $1,000 per day for every one...

Kim Jong-Un’s slogan of freedom doesn’t make him lunatic

Waqas Shabbir |  In absolute terms, North Korean aggression is not a right way to go about things, but in relative terms, any sovereign country...

Trump’s Italian mafia style warning to ‘Rogue’ states

Ousama Khursheed |  There’s a custom within the Italian mafia that has gained notoriety and widespread recognition due to its frequent use in mass media....

Twitterman threatened DPRK at UNGA, how will Rocketman respond?

News Analysis |  US President Donald Trump has said that he will have no option but to completely destroy North Korea, should his country and...

Haley says that Pyongyang will be destroyed if it doesn’t change...

News Analysis |  US envoy to the UN, Nikki Haley has warned North Korea of destruction if it does not stop its reckless behavior because...

Kim roars again as Trump looks at military options

News Analysis | North Korea's top man, Kim Jong Un has pledged to continue efforts to achieve the country's nuclear goals which are aimed at...

Pyongyang does what it says: One more missile flies over Japan!

News Analysis | A day after threatening to sink Japan, North Korea fired a ballistic missile over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido on Friday....

South Korea should give U.S. troops the boot- Part II

Jacob G. Hornberger | Last April, I wrote an article entitled “South Korea Should Give U.S. Troops the Boot,” in which I argued that if...

We will ‘sink’ Japan and reduce the US to ‘Ashes and...

News Analysis | In an outrageous threat to the US and its ally Japan, Pyongyang has threatened to sink Japan and reduce the US to...

It is “we will do more” vs “we will inflict you...

News Analysis | North Korea and the US are edging towards a dangerous clash. A day after the UNSC slapped Pyongyang with sanctions, both countries...

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...

Sanctions are an act of war

Jacob G. Hornberger | If the Pentagon suddenly bombed North Korea, killing thousands of North Korean citizens, that would clearly be considered an act of war....

North Korea’s hydrogen bomb and Trump’s war mongering: A dangerous combination

Dr. Zafar Jaspal | The Korean Peninsula's strategic environment has become complex, ambiguous and unpredictable. The recent developments in the North East Asia have increased...

Interventionism and the Korean crisis

Jacob G. Hornberger | If the war ends up breaking out in Korea, President Trump, the Pentagon, and the CIA will be announcing that it was...

The Nuclear Crisis reaches a tipping point as Putin warns against...

News analysis | Russian President, Vladimir Putin has warned against the imposition of tougher sanctions and military pressure on Pyongyang as he feels that instead of...

Trump’s Twitter rants and Kim’s red lines

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery | Japan was jostled when Kim's North Korea fired an IRBM that flew over its territory. Despite condemnations and threats from...

The US territory of Guam is the next target; says Pyongyang

News analysis | The North Korean state media, KCNA has said that Tuesday's missile launch over Japan was a prelude to military operations aimed at...

Missile flies over Japan; the Korean Peninsula at a tipping point

News analysis | South Korea has carried-out a bombing drill on the Northern border with North Korea after that country fired a missile over Northern...

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