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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...

A journey back into Pakistan’s convoluted history

Asif Haroon Raja | Pakistan’s years of infancy The establishment of Pakistan, on August 14, 1947, was the result of the democratic struggle of Indian Muslims...

The founding of PTI: From an idea to a social revolution

Brigadier Samson Simon Sharaf | An objective commentary on Pakistan-Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) would remain inconclusive without an understanding of the environment in which it was formed....

OPCW vote & South Asia: Why Pakistan backed Russia but India...

Andrew Korybko | Russia’s failed effort to get the OPCW to open up a joint investigation of the Skripal case importantly proved that the South...

Geopolitical Challenges of South Asia’s Silk Roads

Andrew Korybko | The Strategic Vision Behind the Silk Road The early part of the 21st-century is witnessing an astronomically rapid rise of China as a...

Putin: Russia’s post-Soviet Tsar

AFP | Vladimir Putin, who is set to extend his long rule to 2024 in Russia's presidential election on Sunday, has stamped his total authority...

The real reasons why Pakistan was put on the FATF ‘grey...

Junaid Ali Malik | The modern-day states are more concerned about their individual interests. United States of America claims to be the real champion of...

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 defense cooperation 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...

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