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Afghanistan – A view from Pakistan

K. Hussan Zia | President Trump and his cohorts are accusing Pakistan of perfidy for taking $33 billion in aid from the U.S and not...

Over 60 killed in fresh Saudi backed airstrikes in Yemen

 AFP | Fresh air strikes and clashes in Yemen have killed over 60 fighters as Saudi-backed pro-government forces push an offensive against Huthi rebels, security...

Indian troops kill Jaish-e-Mohammad commander in Indian Occupied Kashmir

AFP with additional input from News Desk | Government forces have killed the commander of an extremist group Jaish-e-Mohammad in Indian-Occupied Kashmir, police said Tuesday, as...

3 FC troops martyred in cross border attack from Afghanistan

News Analysis | At least three Frontier Corps (FC) troops—Hav Muneer Khan, Lance Naik Irshad Hussain and Sep Haq Nawaz Khan—were martyred on Friday in...

Has anyone benefited from American interventionism?

Jacob G. Hornberger | For the first hundred years of American history, the United States was founded on the concept of a limited-government republic, one whose...

Pentagon acknowledges Pakistan’s sacrifices during war on terror

News Analysis | The Pentagon has acknowledged the efforts of Pakistan to uproot terrorism from its soil and admitted that Pakistan had lost more lives...

Will the U.S. withdraw its troops from Syria after ISIS is...

Sophie Mangal | According to Washington Post, the U.S. hopes to prolong its military presence in Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) areas in the north of...

30% increase in US Troops to Afghanistan

AFP with additional desk reporting | Approximately 3,000 additional American troops have now been deployed to Afghanistan under President Donald Trump's revised strategy for the...

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”...

Don’t kill U.S. soldiers for a lie!

Jacob G. Hornberger | As I have repeatedly emphasized over the years, including in my article yesterday, “Trump’s Horrible Truth to the Soldier’s Widow,” U.S....

“Mad Dog” Mattis Barks About CPEC And Endangers NATO’s Afghan Caravan

Andrew Korybko | US Defense Secretary James “Mad Dog” Mattis recently said that “the One Belt, One Road also goes through disputed territory, and I...

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...

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...

Can BRICS help India and China mend ties?

News analysis | After the amicable resolution of a border standoff, India and China will face-off at the BRICS Summit next week in eastern China....

Pakistan, China assess the shifts in regional politics

M K Bhadrakumar | Pakistan and China have set the ball rolling to coordinate their approaches to the United States’ new Afghan strategy outlined by...

The winners and losers in Trump’s Afghan strategy – II

M K Bhadrakumar | (The first part is here.) CHINA China has paid high attention to the speech by US President Donald Trump on Monday outlining the way forward...

The winners and losers in Trump’s Afghan Strategy – 1

M K Bhadrakumar | India and China are the only two regional capitals that have commented on the US President Donald Trump’s speech on August 21...

President Trump’s speech and our reactions

Muhammad Ali Ehsan | My first impression after hearing President Trump’s speech was – does it serve our interest to be so diplomatically humiliated from...

Trump slams Pakistan; calls upon India to help in Afghanistan

News Analysis | US President Donald Trump ratified the deployment of thousands of more troops in war-torn Afghanistan after months of deliberations and dithering. This...

Charlottesville and America’s death machine

Jacob G. Hornberger | Amidst all the furor over President Trump’s suggestion that “both sides” are to blame for the recent violence in Charlottesville, I...

India-China stand-off: Is war imminent?

News Analysis | Indian and Chinese soldiers threw stones at each other, resulting in minor injuries, as they clashed along a major lake in Ladakh...

Chinese and Indian troops face off in Bhutan border dispute

News Analysis | China has conveyed to foreign diplomats in Beijing that troops of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) have been waiting patiently at the...

Bombers storm Afghan TV station: More troubles in the path of...

News Analysis | Several gunmen wearing suicide vests have attacked a national television and radio station in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, police have...

Americans are invaders: Syrian President Assad

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in an interview with Chinese media, said that American troops deploying to the country are "invaders" because he hadn't given permission...

New US Strategy on Afghanistan will probably involve more men on...

More American troops are required to remove the deadlock created by the Afghani militants according to the US Central Command, General Joseph Votel. During the Senate Armed...

American military playing good cop & bad cop with Pakistan

General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) and General Jim Mattis, United States Secretary of Defence had a 20-minute telephone conversation on...

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