Kabul-Taliban Peace Talks in UAE Prove That America Needs Pakistan More Than Pakistan Needs America
Opinion

Kabul-Taliban Peace Talks in UAE Prove That America Needs Pakistan More Than Pakistan Needs America

It is difficult to imagine a successful Afghan peace process that did not both involve transparent negotiations between moderate Taliban representatives and peace minded members of the current Kabul government. Likewise, it would be fanciful to assume that such a thing could happen without Pakistan fostering an atmosphere of peace which necessarily precludes realising success…

Netanyahu Envisions ‘Three More Israels’?
Middle East

Netanyahu Envisions ‘Three More Israels’?

In a somewhat cryptic remark in an interview hosted by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Tuesday, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu raised the imaginary possibility of the establishment of two or three more “Israels” throughout the Middle East and North Africa, which he said would be located in or near present-day Libya, Afghanistan and Yemen. He…

A Russian-Indian LEMOA Could Lead to Logistics Pacts with Other Littoral States
Opinion

A Russian-Indian LEMOA Could Lead to Logistics Pacts with Other Littoral States

The Russian and Indian navies are carrying out exercises in the Bay of Bengal, which come on the heels of the ones that they just concluded on the mainland between their countries’ respective armies. Russian-Indian relations areundergoing a renaissance at the moment after the late Ambassador Alexander Kadakin paved the way for his successor Nikolai…

Will the World Help the Rohingya to Attain Justice?
Opinion

Will the World Help the Rohingya to Attain Justice?

Just over a year ago, many of our Rohingya brothers and sisters endured what the UN now says constituted genocide.  Tens of thousands were slaughtered by the brutal Burmese military, which stripped them of their citizenship decades earlier, and hundreds of thousands fled for neighbouring Bangladesh, where most now remain in makeshift camps in Cox’s…