Daily Archive: October 9, 2018

It Is Friendship With Russia, Not China, That Will Allow Pakistan to Cut the Cord With the US

With Afghanistan and Pakistan as the staging grounds, politics in South and Central Asia appears to be coming full circle with the making and breaking of alliances involving major regional and international actors. The switching of goalposts by the erstwhile Cold War-era allies — keeping their converging and diverging geopolitical, geoeconomic, and geostrategic interests in mind — apparently indicates the...

Here’s Why India Might Secure an Anti-Iranian Sanctions Waiver from the US

The US doesn’t want to do anything that could risk Narendra Modi’s reelection next year such as inadvertently contributing to the explosive growth of petrol prices in his country, so it’s possible that Trump might grant America’s new strategic partner a waiver from the forthcoming anti-Iranian sanctions so long as India pledges to gradually reduce its purchases of the country’s...

Faked Concern: Haley & Corporate Media Bleating about Idlib Civilians, Ignore Terrorists’ Presence

Nikki Haley, the hypocritical US Ambassador to the UN, mistakenly thinks she can dictate – from New York City, far from the terrorists which her country supports – that the Syrian army cannot fight and eradicate al-Qaeda in Idlib. Her, and other American figures’ words, come with faked concern over the lives of Syrian civilians. This is particularly ironic given...