The Russian-Pakistani Strategic Partnership Entered a New Phase
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The Russian-Pakistani Strategic Partnership Entered a New Phase

The Russian-Pakistani Strategic Partnership (“Rusi-Pakistani Yaar Yaar”) entered a new phase last week following two significant developments that included their decision to establish a High-Level Inter-Parliamentary Commission and their efforts to expand joint military ties. A New Phase The Russian-Pakistani Strategic Partnership (“Rusi-Pakistani Yaar Yaar“) entered a new phase last week following two significant developments…

Debunking the Indo-Pacific Myth
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Debunking the Indo-Pacific Myth

The Trump administration is obsessively spinning the concept of a “free and open Indo-Pacific”. Apart from a small coterie of scholars, very few people around the world, especially across the Global South, know what that means since the then incipient strategy was first unveiled at the 2017 APEC forum in Vietnam. Now everything one needs…

Israel’s Scheme to Bury the Nakba. “The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine”
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Israel’s Scheme to Bury the Nakba. “The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine”

Israel’s 1947-48 Nakba against the Palestinian people was and remains one of history’s great crimes — what Ilan Pappe called “The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine” in his book by this title. Establishment of the Jewish state came at the expense of the Palestinian people, their descendants and refugee population. The final master plan’s goal aimed…

Trump Wants His Friend Boris Johnson to Win the Tory Leadership Race
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Trump Wants His Friend Boris Johnson to Win the Tory Leadership Race

Whoever leaked the British Ambassador to the US’ diplomatic telegrams to London did so with the intent that the resultant tiff that it predictably provoked with Trump would probably make Boris Johnson win the Tories’ leadership vote with a landslide. The Tories are presently in the process of voting for their next leader to replace…

Freedom of Piracy: US Seeks Allies to Outsource Hunt for Iranian Oil Tankers
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Freedom of Piracy: US Seeks Allies to Outsource Hunt for Iranian Oil Tankers

Washington has a new tactic in its ongoing campaign against Tehran: outsource the naval blockade of Iran and have allies seize oil tankers in international waterways – all in the name of “freedom of navigation,” of course. The latest out of Washington is that the US is looking to put together a “coalition” that would…