Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif Invites Pakistan and China to Invest in Chabahar
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Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif Invites Pakistan and China to Invest in Chabahar

Iran’s influential Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is in the midst of a three day visit to Pakistan where he has been warmly welcomed by officials in Islamabad. One of the sticking points between the two countries, is a myth perpetuated in the Indian media that New Delhi’s investment in Iran’s Chabahar Port on the Gulf of…

Is US/China Trade War Looming?
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Is US/China Trade War Looming?

Trade wars assure losers, not winners. So far, Trump announced tariffs on imported solar panels and modules, washing machines and parts, steel and aluminum fall far short of waging one. At the same time, his rage to reduce America’s trade deficit with China could launch a bilateral one hurting both countries. Countless numbers of US…

Are Nuclear Weapons in a Multipolar World Order a Guarantee for Peace?
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Are Nuclear Weapons in a Multipolar World Order a Guarantee for Peace?

In the previous article I explained how the invention of the nuclear device altered the balance of power after WWII and during the cold war era. In this second article I intend to explain why nuclear-armed powers decrease the likelihood of a nuclear apocalypse, as counterintuitive as it seems. With the collapse of the Soviet Union in…