Israel’s Hands Are All Over India’s Escalating Conflict with Pakistan
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Israel’s Hands Are All Over India’s Escalating Conflict with Pakistan

When I heard the first news report, I assumed it was an Israeli air raid on Gaza. Or Syria. Airstrikes on a “terrorist camp” were the first words. A “command and control centre” destroyed, many “terrorists” killed. The military was retaliating for a “terrorist attack” on its troops, we were told. An Islamist “jihadi” base had been…

The Danger of Multiple Stories: An Assessment of the Facts and Reporting Surrounding the Pulwama Attack
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The Danger of Multiple Stories: An Assessment of the Facts and Reporting Surrounding the Pulwama Attack

Sources alone cannot constitute reporting. Yet most reports since the deadly Pulwama attack have relied heavily on such “sources,” government statements, and conjecture without actually providing evidence of the facts. Many serious questions remain unanswered. But rather than investigate these and report on the serious crisis that has taken the two nuclear states to the brink…

Pakistan Didn’t Violate the Geneva Convention, It Confirmed Its Adherence to It
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Pakistan Didn’t Violate the Geneva Convention, It Confirmed Its Adherence to It

After suffering a humiliating military defeat on the morning of 27 February when Pakistan shot down two of its MiGs that violated the country’s airspace and even captured one of its pilots, India went wild trying to distract its population by switching the subject of discussion to allegations that Islamabad violated the Geneva Convention of…

Russia Regards the “Indo-Pacific Region” as an “Artificially Imposed” Pro-US Concept
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Russia Regards the “Indo-Pacific Region” as an “Artificially Imposed” Pro-US Concept

Russia’s top diplomat Sergei Lavrov strongly spoke out against the US’ so-called “Indo-Pacific” concept that’s recently become very popular among Indian strategists, remarking that it’s ”artificially imposed” and conditioned on containing China. From “Conspiracy Theory” To Strategic Fact Routinely dismissed as a “conspiracy theory” by hyper-jingoist Indian commentators, none other than Russia’s top diplomat Sergei…

Attacking Iran
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Attacking Iran

Observers of developments in the Middle East have long taken it as a given that the United States and Israel are seeking for an excuse to attack Iran. The recently terminated conference in Warsaw had that objective, which was clearly expressed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but it failed to rally European and Middle…

The Military Industrial State Confronts Russia and China
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The Military Industrial State Confronts Russia and China

The swaggering arrogance of Washington’s Military-Industrial Complex never ceases to intrigue the rest of the world, much of which shrugs collective shoulders but has to acknowledge that the swaggering reflects the US National Defence Strategy which informs us that the military is going to concentrate on confronting Russia and China. One of the loudest voices in the…