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Vietnam and Afghanistan Wars: Does History Repeat itself or Rhyme?

Jamal Hussain | History repeats itself,” the original adage was reportedly modified by Mark Twain to read “History doesn’t repeat itself but it often rhymes.”  A...

Why an alliance with Russia is vital for Pakistan

Akash Shah | “I will wipe the city out of this map with a nuclear strike from where next USAF’s U-2 plane will take off”....

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....

China: Getting rich whilst looking after the poor

Farid A Malik | After the demise of the British Empire, it seems the sun is about to set on the capitalist Kingdom of United States of...

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...

The ‘secrets’ of Cuban Missile Crisis

M K Bhadrakumar |  History lends itself to re-interpretation when more facts become available or when ulterior motives creep in. There is a surfeit of...

Is it time to integrate Gilgit-Baltistan with Pakistan?

Yaqoob Khan Bangash | The recent statement by US Defence Secretary James Mattis to the Senate Armed Services Committee that the China Pakistan Economic Corridor...

Drones & Jets for India and threats for Pakistan: The ‘new...

News Analysis | Mr. Mattis, US Defense Secretary, is scheduled to arrive late today to India and is set to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

PM Abbasi tells UN: Don’t involve us in new ‘great game’

News Analysis | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday said that “emerging big power friction” was threatening peace and prosperity in Asia. He, while...

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...

How we allowed the US to Endanger Pakistan’s Security

Saleem Akhtar Malik l The U-2 incident occurred during the Cold War on 1 May 1960, during the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower and the premiership of Nikita Khrushchev, when a United States U-2 spy...

American ‘DO MORE’ policy exposed

Engr. Bilal Awaisi |  The intervention of the United States of America (USA) in South Asia dates back to cold war era, the era in...

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...

How should Pakistan respond to Trump’s Afghan policy?

Abdul Rahim | On August 21, 2017, President Trump announced Afghan policy and warned the U.S enemies that “no place is beyond the reach of...

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...

Shahbaz Sharif takes an honorable stance against the US begging bowl

News Desk | Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif in a statement on Friday said that it is time for Pakistan to “politely and gratefully close...

US-Russia cooperation: A necessity in the wake of North Korean jingoism

M K Bhadrakumar | The Ukraine crisis — and Russian-American relations — reaches an inflection point with the assessment made by the International Institute of...

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...

A possible new makeover for US and Russia?

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The White House disclosed Thursday during a media briefing on President Donald Trump’s forthcoming trip to Europe next week that he will meet...

The Moscow-Islamabad ties: A fling or a marriage?

Yasir M’alik | Of late, Russia, Pakistan, and China have shown a willingness to establish a tripartite alliance based on mutual interests. Events of tactical...

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