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Europe marks distance from Indo-Pacific strategy

Europe marks distance from Indo-Pacific strategy

In the European estimation, it is simply impractical to try to isolate China and, importantly, China’s rise on the global stage is a compelling geopolitical reality that demands engagement to mutual benefit By M. K. Bhadrakumar The European Council special

Quad won’t fly

This is why The expectations were that the visiting US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun would expand from a public platform in Delhi on October 12 on a theme he had audaciously expounded some six weeks ago in an

2023 – An Ominous Year

By Admiral Muhammad Afzal Tahir It is a routine in many societies to look into the horoscope, visit the fortune tellers and seek future knowledge from peers and murshids. The practice is abundant in our own society and many have

Yes, Israel should suffer a major defeat

“We don’t have to be in the ME, other than we want to protect Israel.”…Trump By Jonas E. Alexis If there is one country in the entire world that does not want to follow any international law with respect to

A tiny island in Aegean Sea is throwing up fundamental questions about world order

A tiny island in Aegean Sea is throwing up

Kastellorizo tells us important things about how the toxic cocktail of resources, ultra-nationalism and religion can drive a geopolitical crisis By Praveen Swami For centuries, the soldiers of the Knights Hospitaller stood on the great tower of the citadel of

Geopolitics of Sri Lankan Tamil problem

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The virtual summit between the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa turned out to be somewhat surreal. The summit was the first of its kind Modi has had with any South Asian leader. The

UNGA 2020 Speech Trump vs. Putin and Xi

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By Andrew Korybko The speeches given by Presidents Trump, Putin, and Xi via video during the 2020 UN General Assembly predictably revealed that the American leader’s assessment of the contemporary international situation and related vision of the future markedly differ

UN report finds ‘immeasurable‘  atrocities against children in Yemen

Recent data shows the war in Yemen has created a catastrophe for children at the hands of the Saudi-led coalition and the Houthis. As the world continues to struggle with one of the most brutal pandemics in human history, there

Horror in Beirut

Was it an accident or a warning? By Philip Giraldi The Establishment explanation for what occurred in Beirut’s port on August 5th is that the horrific series of explosions that killed hundreds, injured thousands and left hundreds of thousands homeless

Did a Chinese hack kill Canada’s greatest tech company?

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Nortel was once a world leader in wireless technology – Then came a hack and the rise of Huawei By Natalie Obiko Pearson The documents began arriving in China at 8:48 a.m. on a Saturday in April 2004. There were