Pakistan and America Are in the Throes of a Serious Diplomatic Crisis
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Pakistan and America Are in the Throes of a Serious Diplomatic Crisis

The steady deterioration of relations between these two erstwhile long-time allies is continuing with the latest political crisis between them that was sparked by the US’ decision to limit the distance that Pakistani diplomats in DC could travel outside the city. Islamabad imposed reciprocal measures against American diplomats located anywhere in the country, and the…

Is ‘Wrecking Ball’ Trump Undermining America’s Global Clout? Let’s Hope So!
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Is ‘Wrecking Ball’ Trump Undermining America’s Global Clout? Let’s Hope So!

However much Donald Trump’s loyal base in the United States continues to love him (while the other half of the American population loathes him), it’s safe to say that the overwhelming consensus among foreign leaders is one of contempt mixed with fear. While not identifying Trump by name, European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini left…

The Putin-Assad Summit in Sochi Proved That “Balancing” Yields Results
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The Putin-Assad Summit in Sochi Proved That “Balancing” Yields Results

Russia’s “balancing” strategy was vindicated yesterday after the Syrian President came to Sochi and announced his country’s full participation in the post-Daesh constitutional revisionism process. Restoring The “Balance” President Putin’s feting of “Israeli” “Prime Minister” Benjamin Netanyahu as his guest of honor during last week’s Victory Day celebrations shocked many people who were hitherto unaware…