Don’t Pout Just Because President Putin Didn’t Meet PM Khan at the BRI Forum
Opinion

Don’t Pout Just Because President Putin Didn’t Meet PM Khan at the BRI Forum

Pakistan’s Express Tribune quoted some unnamed diplomatic sources in a recent report claiming that it was the “biggest setback” and a “diplomatic failure” that President Putin didn’t meet with PM Khan at last week’s BRI Forum, but those emotional reactions don’t take into account the full context of Russian-Pakistani relations otherwise this non-event wouldn’t be…

Tectonic Shift in North Africa Puts Washington in Passenger’s Seat
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Tectonic Shift in North Africa Puts Washington in Passenger’s Seat

A massive shift in the geo-political status quo in North Africa has placed the United States in the passenger’s, not the pilot’s, seat. No longer does Washington, not even as a co-pilot with the French, influence the actions of key actors in North African affairs. The shift in the North African chessboard is the result…

Blame Palestinians for Gaza – Israel Is the Perpetual Victim
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Blame Palestinians for Gaza – Israel Is the Perpetual Victim

If you have read a recent New York Times op-ed entitled “Care about Gaza? Blame Hamas” written by none other than the White House “special representative for international negotiations” Jason Greenblatt you would understand that the misery being experienced by Palestinians in Gaza is all their own fault. Greenblatt, who is Jewish of the Orthodox…