The Latest Kashmir Crisis Proved That India, Not Pakistan, Is the Real Rogue State
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The Latest Kashmir Crisis Proved That India, Not Pakistan, Is the Real Rogue State

The latest Kashmir Crisis resulted in a stunning reversal of international perceptions about India and Pakistan whereby the self-professed “world’s largest democracy” has now been recast as a rogue state wanting to wage a war of aggression on unproven pretexts while the previously presumed “rogue state” of Pakistan has been revealed to be a responsible…

Syria Preparing Its Missiles for the Next Battle with Israel
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Syria Preparing Its Missiles for the Next Battle with Israel

Syria and its allies are preparing their missiles for a forthcoming battle with Israel if Tel Aviv decides to open fire against significant military positions under the control of the Syrian army. Well informed sources say that “it all depends on the direction the Israeli elections will take. If Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu estimates his…

One Country, Two Sessions, Multiple Tweaks
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One Country, Two Sessions, Multiple Tweaks

Contrary to Western doom and gloom interpretations, China’s two sessions now taking place in Beijing offer a fascinating mix of realpolitik and soft power. Every year, the two sessions involve the National People’s Congress (NPC) – the legislative body – and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) – the political advisory body – laying down the Chinese…

Is the UK Prepared to Add Iran to Its List of Terrorists?
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Is the UK Prepared to Add Iran to Its List of Terrorists?

The UK government has added the political and military branches of Lebanese Hezbollah to its terrorist list following a decision initiated by Home Secretary Sajid Javid and approved by Parliament. Hezbollah, or the “Party of God” is now one of the 74 foreign groups and 14 other groups related to Northern Ireland on the list. Any support…

The US Wants to Sanction Away Russia’s “Great Society”
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The US Wants to Sanction Away Russia’s “Great Society”

Congress is deliberating whether to promulgate the so-called “Defending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act of 2019” (DASKAA) that would impose a new round of sanctions against Russia’s financial, shipbuilding, and LNG industries. The timing of this bill shouldn’t be seen as coincidental either, nor should its targeted industries, because it’s part of the US’…