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Fifty years ago, Soviet tanks crush the Prague Spring

AFP | In August 1968 Soviet tanks rolled into communist Czechoslovakia to crush a burgeoning democratic reform movement known as the Prague Spring. Here is...

Pakistan elections—may be good news for Pakistan, but not for U.S.

Graham E. Fuller | A bold new political face has come to power in the recent Pakistani elections, possibly offering the US a new opportunity...

Book Review: Inside intelligence, the revelations of an MI6 officer

News Analysis | Owing to the nature of the job, there is a wall of secrecy and intrigue surrounding the intelligence business. Consequently, whenever there...

World Cup penalty drama as Russia set up Croatia quarter-final

AFP | Goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev was the hero as Russia beat 2010 winners Spain on penalties to set up a World Cup quarter-final against Croatia,...

OPCW- Can identify culprits of chemical weapons abuse; Implications for Syrian...

News Analysis | Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the international body with a mandate to investigate the use of prohibited chemicals as...

Warm words from North Korea on Cold War frontier

AFP | On the world's last Cold War frontier, where troops have long faced off at the truce village that divides the two Koreas, propaganda...

Pakistan gives immense importance to its relations with Belarus, says Mamnoon

News Desk | President Mamnoon Hussain has said that Pakistan gives immense importance to its relations with Belarus. He was talking to Pakistan's Ambassador designated...

With WWII scars still raw, Poland tries to ‘balance’ its history

AFP | More than 70 years on, the scars of World War II remain ever-present in Poland, a country devastated by the conflict in which...

Pacific, Indian Ocean and Asia

IKRAM SEHGAL | Pakistan was founded in 1947 at a time when nobody was thinking about globalization even though the just finished WW II suggested...

Syria: A vicious cycle of interventions

Jacob G Hornberger | President Trump’s decision to pull U.S. troops out of Syria lasted, I think, a day, maybe two. His quick reversal came...

Information Warfare: Historical Excursus and Russia’s Position

Leonid Savin | Historical Excursus on Information Warfare If we take the prototype of Western war to be based on Homer’s historic epic the “Iliad” (the...

Moscow and Islamabad unite against Indo-US nexus

News Analysis | Pakistan and Russia have agreed to explore new ways for bilateral cooperation to expand their relationship. Pakistan’s Foreign Office stated, “both sides...

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...

US vs Islamic Radicals: Protagonists deliberately using historical ideologies to clash?

Zahid Mehmood | For the West, Muslims are medieval zealots, while Muslims often see the West as their enemy. These two presumptions have led many...

How Pakistan & Saudi Arabia had defeated Soviet Occupation of Afghanistan

News Desk | GVS: In our part of the world you are still remembered as the person who headed Saudi Intelligence for 24 long years....

Stalin’s Great Grandson on the Significance of the Communist Revolution Centenary.

Haneul Na’avi | We have the pleasure of interviewing Jacob Djugashvili, the great-grandson of the revolutionary leader and General Secretariat of the USSR, Joseph Vissarionovich...

US regime-change operations are a reality!

Jacob G. Hornberger | With the National Archives’ impending October 26 release of JFK-assassination records that the CIA has succeeded in keeping secret for more...

The real victors of the second world war

Jacob G. Hornberger | On May 9, 2017, Russians held a military parade in Red Square to commemorate the Allied victory over Nazi Germany in...

What does CIA want from President Trump on JFK assassination? 

Jacob G. Hornberger | There are now two weeks left before the National Archives releases CIA records relating to the President Kennedy assassination, records that...

Bring the troops home from Korea

Jacob G. Hornberger | There is one good solution to the Korean crisis, one that the mainstream press commentators simply will not confront. It’s not...

The U.S. deep state recklessly edging its way towards balkanization of...

Zara Ali | If we are looking for the unabashed bottom line of the latest version of the U.S. strategy on Afghanistan, or shall we...

Balfour Declaration, Russian Revolution and the Arab Oil

Nauman Sadiq | Is this not the international politics most significant coincidence that the Balfour declaration for the creation of Israel was adopted in the...

Pakistan’s foreign policy and current challenges-part 1

Asif Haroon Raja | Overview Pakistan has, since birth, been faced with one crisis after another. The tense geopolitical environment created by hostile India and unfriendly...

Trump ‘New’ Afghanistan strategy is neither new, nor a strategy

Rupert Stone | It is a common feature of democratic politics that more a leader promises change, the more things will stay the same. Professions...

Unlike Trump, JFK didn’t bend the knee to US Establishment

Jacob G. Hornberger | Like President Trump, President Kennedy was subjected to the same type of pressure by the Pentagon and the CIA to engage in...

Korean Peninsula: Nuclear flash point

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The tension between Washington and Pyongyang is heading for a disastrous nuclear crisis. The increasing bellicose rhetoric between President Donald...

Figuring out the Kennedy assassination part 2

Jacob G. Hornberger | The official story of the Kennedy assassination is that he was killed by a former U.S. Marine, lone-nut, communist assassin named...

Figuring out the Kennedy assassination part 1

Jacob G. Hornberger | The Washington Post and Politico recently published two articles entitled “President Trump, Give Us the Full Story on the JFK Assassination” and “How...

Trump signs Russia sanctions bill, but spits at it

M K Bhadrakumar | There is a long history of Russia being kicked around as a political football in the United States. The circumstances leading...

Punishing Pakistan on Afghanistan: US Befuddled Policy

Adnan Qaiser | While the history of Afghanistan is written in blood; it is also inked in flawed outlook and failed policies. Apart from Afghans’...

Don’t be surprised to see Trump bomb North Korea

Jacob G. Hornberger | After the in-your-face Fourth of July “gift” that North Korea delivered to President Trump in the form of an intercontinental ballistic...

Of promises, meddling and delusions: the story of Pak-USA ties

Saleem Akhtar Malik l May 1, 1960: While I was still enjoying those heady childhood days ,the Soviet Union had scored a propaganda hit over...

Indo-US strategic ties: Nuclear brinkmanship in the Himalayas

Saleem Akhtar Malik | Pakistanis keep complaining about America’s totally indifferent stance towards Pakistan during the '65 and '71 wars. Pakistan joined the US sponsored...

The 4th generation war: Who is running away with the show?

Saleem Akhtar Malik | After President Trump’s recent tour of Saudi Arabia and Israel, the Middle East is ablaze with accusations and counter-accusations. The geopolitical...

Kennedy & Trump both similar in pursuing good relations with Russia……?

Jacob G. Hornberger | Just consider the accusations that have been leveled at the president of the USA: He has betrayed the Constitution, which he...

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...

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