Daily Archive: July 21, 2018

Is Iran Making The Same Mistakes in The Arab World That Pakistan Once Made in Afghanistan?

Pakistan-Afghanistan relations: Lessons learned the hard way  Throughout the Cold War period, the phenomenon of ethnic Pashtun nationalism on either side of the Durand Line led to Pakistan developing an intense suspicion of multiple Afghan governments in Kabul. The Durand Line which itself is a legacy of British imperial rule in south Asia remains the internationally recognised border between the modern...

Does an Elected President or an Unelected Intelligence Community Govern the US?

The madness that gripped liberals and neocons within the Western political, media, and security establishments, over the sight of a US president having the temerity to treat his Russian counterpart – Vladimir Putin – as an equal rather than colonial vassal who knows his place, was and is more pronounced than anyone could have expected. Indeed in the wake of the Helsinki...

America’s Crusaders and their Moral High Ground

Today as Washington‘s think tanks label Russia an aggressor for no apparent reason, it is particularly interesting to take a cursory look at how many times the United States of America exercised aggression against other countries, how often US intelligence agencies would interfere in the strictly internal political affairs of sovereign international players. Against the backdrop of the massive drama,...