Tag: West Asia

Will India lose anything from voting against the US on Jerusalem

M K Bhadrakumar | It is reasonable to surmise that the Indian decision to vote in the UN General Assembly on Thursday against the US president Donald...

Is US running out of friends?

M K Bhadrakumar | An amazing week is unfolding in West Asian politics. It began with three dramatic developments on Monday – Turkish troops crossing...

How India wants to encircle Pakistan and why it will fail…

Jan Achakzai | The Trump Administration’s new strategy in Afghanistan envisaging partnership with India will likely raise security concerns for Pakistan. The US strategy anchored on...

Added conflicts and proxies: Redefining the Middle Eastern alliances

Samson Simon Sharif | For over the past hundred years, West Asia has been the theater of conflicts and proxies. Most countries in the conflict...

CPEC’s potential to revolutionize regional cooperation and make Pakistan pivotal

Dr Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Since the announcement of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project in April 2015, Islamabad and Beijing have been endeavoring to construct and operationalize...

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PM Abbasi attacks judiciary and seeks parliament supremacy

News Analysis | Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has expressed dismay at senior judicial figures and lamented them for labeling the elected representatives as...

Trump supports improved background checks on gun buyers

AFP | US President Donald Trump signaled support Monday for improving background gun checks amid mounting pressure for reform in the wake of the Florida...

Saudi Crown Prince’s limitations on putting the genie back in the...

James M Dorsey | Valentine’s Day in Riyadh and Islamabad as well as parts of Indonesia and Malaysia puts into sharp relief Saudi Arabia’s ability...

US & China fighting over a nuclear football?

AFP | The US Secret Service denied Monday reports that one of its agents and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly wrestled with Chinese...

Cholistan Jeep Rally: Magsi takes the trophy again

News Desk | Nadir Magsi, Pakistan Peoples’ Party member for Sindh Provincial Assembly, won the Cholistan Desert Rally in the prepared category for the second...

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