Come One, Come All, and See “Naya Pakistan” with Your Own Eyes!
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Come One, Come All, and See “Naya Pakistan” with Your Own Eyes!

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s “Naya Pakistan” (“New Pakistan”) just passed legislation loosening the country’s previously difficult visa procedure to allow for most of the world’s nationalities to either receive one on arrival or electronically, which will not only boost tourism and facilitate business dealings but impressively show the international community that Azad Kashmir is truly…

Is Russia-Ukraine War Possible?
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Is Russia-Ukraine War Possible?

Tensions between Russia and Ukraine will not escalate beyond minor skirmishes in the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. Lately, there has been an increasing number of voices suggesting the possibility of a large-scale armed conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Russian and Ukrainian media alike have published stories expressing this very idea. With that…

“The Bleeding Wound” – Afghanistan and the Implosion of America
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“The Bleeding Wound” – Afghanistan and the Implosion of America

As I approach 75, I’m having a commonplace experience for my age. I live with a brain that’s beginning to dump previously secure memories — names, the contents of books I read long ago (or all too recently), events, whatever. If you’re of a certain age yourself, you know the story. Recently, however, I realized…

Act of Gangsterism Against Venezuela: Trump, Pence, Pompeo Star in the Pirates of the Caribbean
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Act of Gangsterism Against Venezuela: Trump, Pence, Pompeo Star in the Pirates of the Caribbean

You could scour the bowels of US imperial crimes, from the Mexican-American War to the Gulf of Tonkin in Vietnam, and you won’t find a more brazen cynical act of gangsterism than that which is now underway against Venezuela. Not since Hitler justified blitzing Poland by claiming it had encroached on the frontier into Nazi…

Russia, China, India and Iran: The Magic Quadrant That is Changing the World
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Russia, China, India and Iran: The Magic Quadrant That is Changing the World

With the end of the unipolar moment, which saw Washington dominate international relations, the richest and most powerful Eurasian countries are beginning to organize themselves into alliance structures and agreements that aim to facilitate trade, development and cooperation. At the height of the US unipolar moment, Bill Clinton was leading a country in full economic…