Imran Khan Could be Ousted by Pakistanis If Fails to Fails to Keep Idealistic Promises

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Imran Khan, who surged into office with a strong support by promising an idealistic scenario of lifting millions out of poverty and combating corruption in Pakistan, could be quickly More »

India’s hybrid warfare

Options for Pakistan By Ikram Sehgal With the Pacific Ocean dominated by the US and Japan while the Indian Ocean by the US (conceivably along with its new ally India), China has More »

Pakistan & India NSG membership, stake holders and challenges

By Ali Raza It is a well-known fact that nuclear technology is only used for development of nuclear weapons, but also as a sustainable power source as nuclear energy. Therefore, it is More »

Fate of Balochistan and CPEC

By Naveed Aman Khan Pakistan is entering into a new phase of economic development through China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) under the rubric of One Belt One Road Initiative. CPEC is more than More »

Security region – Asia tags – Bomb nuclear war Pakistan India

No surprise – The bomb has made a bad situation worse in South Asia Testing nuclear devices opens up a Pandora’s Box of requirements that can be relieved only by accepting a More »


Is US president officially in charge of India’s foreign policy now?

By Syed Zafar Mehdi The megalomaniac man in the White House has embarked on an economic offensive against the Islamic Republic of Iran, with Tuesday’s announcement that the US State Department intends to cut off all Iranian oil exports by

Bottom line – A wound too deep

Major Gogoi’s incident is a proof of the erosion of value system in the army By Pravin Sawhney It takes a special kind of talent to make news for the wrong reasons twice in barely 13 months. And when the

Losing military supremacy

By Andrei Martyanov The fact that the USA is facing a profound crisis, possibly the worst one in its history, is accepted by most observers, except maybe the most delusional ones. Most Americans definitely know that. In fact, if there

Musings II The “intelligence community,” “Russian interference,” and due diligence

Did the United State “Intelligence Community” judge that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election? By Jack Matlock Most commentators seem to think so. Every news report I have read of the planned meeting of Presidents Trump and Putin in

Trump launches trade wars

By Shahid M Amin During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump had won the support of many Americans, among the white working class, by claiming that the world was taking advantage of USA by ‘ripping it off’ in trade. He accused

US soon to leapfrog Saudis, Russia as top oil producer

By David Koenig The US is on pace to leapfrog both Saudi Arabia and Russia and reclaim the title of the world’s biggest oil producer for the first time since the 1970s. The latest forecast from the US Energy Information

Putin confronts the American dystopia

We have to hand it to Putin. He is the best that there is. Note the ease with which he mopped up the floor with that idiot Chris Wallace. By Paul Craig Roberts What is wrong with the US media

After discouraging year, US officials expect review of Afghan strategy

The United States is preparing to undertake a review of its strategy in Afghanistan, US officials told Reuters, a year after President Donald Trump begrudgingly agreed to extend America’s involvement in the 17-year-old war. Officials said Trump has shown signs

AI-Khanoum A Greek city in North – East Afghanistan

By Alexander Hamer In 1961, King Mohammed Zaher Chach of Afghanistan was on a hunting trip in Takhar province of north-east Afghanistan. It was during this expedition that he stumbled across the remains of an ancient settlement. Three years later,

IS spectre spooks Afghanistan

Regional powers need to come together for a peaceful settlement of the conflict Top intelligence officials of Russia, China, Iran and Pakistan recently met to discuss an anti-ISIS strategy but India wasn’t invited By M K Bhadrakumar The wheel has