Monthly Archives: December 2017

Trump promotes Indo-Pacific for US benefits

By Long Xingchun Recently, the term “Indo-Pacific” has often been mentioned by senior US officials, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and it was brought up when US President Donald Trump talked with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. This indicates

The US to Pakistan No reimbursements if action not taken against LET

The US Congress while authorizing the disbursement of $700 million in Coalition Support Fund (CSF) to Pakistan for the support it lends to US military operations in Afghanistan, has conditioned the release of $350 million on certification from the Secretary

Is US still the only superpower in world?

By: Joseph Davis “Many people thought that this day would never come, but it’s official  Russian President Putin will sell his Turkish NATO counterpart S-400 missiles, and there’s nothing that the US or NATO can do about it. This is

What if Trump ordered a nuclear strike on China? I’d comply, says Admiral

By: Austin Ramzy The commander of the United States Pacific Fleet was asked a hypothetical question during a talk on Thursday 27 July, 2017 in Australia: If President Trump ordered a nuclear strike on China, would he comply? “The answer

A real competition between China and India

Thousands of schools in New Delhi remain closed, as local hospitals try to cope with a surge in patients complaining of respiratory problems, as heavy smog continues to engulf the Indian capital. New Delhi declared a pollution emergency last Thursday,

China – Nepal ties are doing just fine

In an unexpected development last week, the Nepalese government decided to cancel plans to build the US$2.5 billion 1,200-MW Budhi Gandaki hydropower project. The decision taken at a cabinet meeting in Kathmandu was tweeted in real time by Nepal’s Deputy

RAW is trying to sabotage CPEC

On Tuesday 14 November 2017, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Zubair Mahmood Hayat said India’s premier intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) operates a cell to sabotage the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The four-star artillery-General

Will China start selling the ‘AK-47′ of drones?

By: Liang Xu From the time of the first kinetic strike by an unmanned aircraft in October of 2001, the United States has relied heavily on remote-controlled drone technology for its relatively inexpensive loitering capabilities and the geographic reach it

China – US ‘Shaping the future’

By: Ambassador Munir Akram This century’s future will be largely defined by the relationship between a rising China and a resentful America. China has so far risen peacefully. Over 40 years, the US and China have developed an interdependent economic

Saudi Arabia believes in peace, but its red lines must not be crossed

By: Fahad Nazer The greater Middle East has experienced unprecedented political turmoil and violence in the wake of the so-called Arab Spring. The political order as we knew it was upended in 2011 and the region has not yet fully