Eyes on the prize

The Nuclear Suppliers Group is a multilateral export control regime and a group of nuclear supplier countries that seek to prevent nuclear proliferation by controlling the export of materials, equipment and technology More »

Imran Khan and the state of medina

By Saeed Qureshi Imran Khan’s aim and manifesto to turn Pakistan into a later day state of Medina ignores the huge cultural, educational, social, economic technological, scientific and political differences and size More »

New India expects Pak obedience, not camaraderie

It is no big secret that the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is a damp squib. The impression becomes unavoidable that the decision to invite the More »

Pakistan considering appointing NSA to resume back channel diplomacy with India

Officials said that the government is optimistic on the prospects of resumption of talks given the current hostilities. The Imran Khan-led Pakistan government is actively considering appointing a National Security Advisor to More »

Pakistan’s sea – based nuclear deterrent

A critical review By Hamdan Khan Military Since India and Pakistan became nuclear powers in 1998, South Asia has witnessed a bitter arms race that does not seem to be losing momentum More »

 

Trump stuns with oval office interview

Like the smoking gun tape, if Nixon had confessed on national television’ U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday that if a foreign power offered dirt on his 2020 opponent, he’d be open to accepting it and that he’d have no

America’s “golden age” might lead to “energy colonialism”?

By Andrew Korybko Igor Sechin, the CEO of Rosneft and one of the most powerful people in Russia, isn’t jumping on the Alt-Media bandwagon of speculating about America’s supposedly imminent demise but is instead warning that it might actually be

US – China Relations

Trump is waging “psychological warfare” on Xi By Andrew Korybko Trump just dramatically increased trade tensions between the US and China after publicly demanding that President Xi hold talks with him at the G20 otherwise he’ll immediately impose tariffs on

The end of the world as we know it

By Joschka Fischer Last month, under pressure from US President Donald Trump’s administration, Google terminated its cooperation with Huawei, thereby depriving the Chinese smart phone maker of the license to use Google’s Android software and related services. The move marks

Impeachment should be on the table if Trump bombs Iran

By Gene Healy Without Congress’s approval, he has no legal authority to start a war, no matter what John Bolton seems to think We’re told that the Trump administration’s brinkmanship on Iran stems from a power grab by President Donald

USA targeting SCO members

By Mirza Kashif Baig Tyrants or tyrannical powers operate under the impression that their actions no matter how cruel are justified and are for the greater good or they simply choose enjoy the power and control that their tyranny ensures

Trump’s Iran problem

He’s blown America’s credibility By Samantha Vinograd Sowing mistrust has consequences. President Donald Trump has sown mistrust by questioning his own intelligence community, withdrawing from critical international coalitions and spreading disdain for the media. And now, as questions about US

Turkey to jointly produce S-500s with Russia after S-400 deal

A step back on Turkey’s purchase of S-400 defense system is out of the question and it is a done deal, according to President Erdoğan, who said Ankara will jointly produce S-500s with Moscow President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan late Saturday

Eyes on the prize

The Nuclear Suppliers Group is a multilateral export control regime and a group of nuclear supplier countries that seek to prevent nuclear proliferation by controlling the export of materials, equipment and technology that can be used to manufacture nuclear weapons.

Cyber bombs, the Russian grid and the threat of war

By Prabir Purkayastha The NYT report shows what the doctrine of “deep forward defence” adopted by the US Cyber Command really is: planting cyber bombs in its opponents’ infrastructure, leading to grid failures that can paralyse the country. The United