The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Must Defend Pakistan Against Rogue Fellow Members of the SCO
Opinion

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Must Defend Pakistan Against Rogue Fellow Members of the SCO

On November 23, three terrorists proclaiming loyalty to the so-called Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA), a group with long standing ties to India’s RAW attempted to storm the visa section of the Chinese Consulate General in Karachi. The three terrorists aimed to detonate suicide bombs while it was later revealed that they arrived in a car filled…

Chinese Consulate Attack Puts Pakistan Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Opinion

Chinese Consulate Attack Puts Pakistan Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Two attacks in Pakistan, including a brazen assault on the Chinese consulate in Karachi, are likely to complicate prime minister Imran Khan’s efforts to renegotiate China’s massive, controversial Belt and Road investments as well as an International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout and ensure that Pakistan is shielded from blacklisting by an international anti-money laundering and…

“Israel” and Saudi Arabia Are in the Throes of “Deep State” Civil Wars
Opinion

“Israel” and Saudi Arabia Are in the Throes of “Deep State” Civil Wars

Long regarded as being among the most stable governments in the Mideast in spite of their many faults, “Israel” and Saudi Arabia are being shaken to their cores by “deep state” civil wars, the resolutions of which will determine whether they continue to move towards Russia & China or revert back to being American vassals. …

Keeping Bin Salman in Place Will Hurt Trump’s Middle East Policies
Opinion

Keeping Bin Salman in Place Will Hurt Trump’s Middle East Policies

Against the advise from his intelligence services U.S. President Trump decided to leave the effective Saudi ruler, clown prince Mohammad bin Salman, in place. That move is unlikely to help with his larger policy plans. Bruce Riedel, a (former) high level CIA analyst, long warned of betting on Mohammad bin Salman. Even before the murder of Jamal…