The Russia-Pakistan Railway Could Complement or Even Replace the North South Transport Corridor (NSTC)
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The Russia-Pakistan Railway Could Complement or Even Replace the North South Transport Corridor (NSTC)

The establishment of a financial consortium and joint working group between the railway administrations of Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, and Pakistan could one day lead to the creation of a Russia-Pakistan (RuPak) railway via Central Asia that would complement the Indo-Iranian North-South Transport Corridor (NSTC) to Russia but also potentially replace it in the event…

The UAE will Help India “Multi-Align” Against China in Africa
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The UAE will Help India “Multi-Align” Against China in Africa

The announcement that the UAE and India signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly invest in Africa will see Dubai greatly assisting New Delhi in its grand strategy of “multi-aligning” against China there, though Russia could play a stabilizing role by “balancing” many of the various actors engaged in this modern-day “Scramble for Africa”. “Scramble…

Paris Is Burning
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Paris Is Burning

France is under siege. Some 90,000 security forces are being deployed across France with particular attention to always combustible Paris and Marseilles. Armored vehicles are moving into the capital. Certain military units are on high alert. The storm that is hitting France came out of what looked like a clear blue sky. The angry demonstrators,…

Nikki Haley to be Replaced by Blonde Version of Nikki Haley
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Nikki Haley to be Replaced by Blonde Version of Nikki Haley

When UN Ambassador Nikki Haley announced her upcoming resignation from the position, establishment loyalists spent the day awash with grief that the Trump administration was losing one of its remaining moderate Republican voices. “Nikki Haley, ambassador to the United Nations, has resigned, leaving the administration with one less moderate Republican voice,” tweeted the New York…