Russia-Pakistan Military Relations Are on the Path to a Strategic Partnership
Opinion

Russia-Pakistan Military Relations Are on the Path to a Strategic Partnership

The statements made by the Russian and Pakistani Defense Ministers after their interaction at this year’s Moscow Conference on International Security show that the military relations between the two Great Powers are on the right track and moving them closer to clinching a long-awaited strategic partnership. Russia and Pakistan have been engaged in a fast-moving…

From Ankara to Moscow, Eurasia Integration Is on the Move
Opinion

From Ankara to Moscow, Eurasia Integration Is on the Move

As presidents Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani and Recep Tayyip Erdogan met in Ankara for a second Russia-Iran-Turkey summit on the future of Syria, Moscow hosted its 7th International Security Conference attended by defense ministers from dozens of nations. A more graphic illustration of the synchronicity drive towards Eurasia integration would be hard to find. Crucially,…

What’s Wrong with Trump’ New National Security Advisor
Opinion

What’s Wrong with Trump’ New National Security Advisor

Beyond the general concerns regarding the nomination of John Bolton as National Security Advisor, there is also the specific issue of his impending access to the most highly classified intelligence information that the United States possesses. There are a number of reasons why Bolton should be denied a clearance, including his well-known record of abusing…