Daily Archive: March 6, 2019

Pakistan’s Indian Sub Interception Proves the Importance of the Country’s Navy

The Pakistan Navy proved its importance on Tuesday by intercepting an Indian submarine that attempted to infiltrate the country’s sovereign waters, highlighting the increasing role that this often overlooked branch of the Armed Forces is poised to play in the coming future as CPEC expands along the southern maritime vector to facilitate Chinese-African trade via the global pivot state. Indian...

The Pentagon’s “Ides of March”: Best Month to Go to War

There are ongoing military threats against Venezuela. Is a US sponsored war contemplated for March 2019? Various scenarios are envisaged by Washington. Sofar there is no firm evidence regarding the nature or timeline of a US sponsored military operation directed against Venezuela. National Security Advisor John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have confirmed their intent to wage war...

Turkish-Chinese Spat Puts Central Asian Leaders on the Spot

A Turkish-Chinese spat as a result of Turkish criticism of China’s crackdown on Turkic Muslims in its strategic but troubled north-western province of Xinjiang complicates efforts by Kazakhstan and other Central Asian states to at best deal quietly behind closed doors with the plight of their citizens and ethnic kin in the People’s Republic. China’s threat that the Turkish criticism...