Pakistan-Russia Relations: From Bitter Enemies to Geopolitical Partners
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Pakistan-Russia Relations: From Bitter Enemies to Geopolitical Partners

The gradual emergence of the multipolar world changes the international layout in a way that allows international players to maneuver, while compelling them to adjust the undertones of their foreign policies and adapt to the transforming realities. Back during the Cold War years Pakistan and the USSR would typically be described as sworn enemies, as…

Will China Invest in Iran’s Transport and Industrial Infrastructure? Reasons to be Skeptical
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Will China Invest in Iran’s Transport and Industrial Infrastructure? Reasons to be Skeptical

Petroleum Economist recently published a report citing an unnamed senior Iranian source who alleged that China will invest $120 billion in the Islamic Republic’s transport and manufacturing infrastructure and even deploy 5,000 security personnel to the country to protect those projects, but there are plenty of reasons to be skeptical about those sensationalist claims which…

Trade Wars Are a Fool’s Game
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Trade Wars Are a Fool’s Game

According to the great military thinker, Maj. Gen. J.F.C. Fuller, ‘the object of war is not victory. It is to achieve political goals.’ Too bad President Donald Trump does not read books. He has started economic wars against China, Russia, Iran, Cuba and Venezuela without any clear strategic objective beyond inflating his ego as the…

US Terror Syndicate
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US Terror Syndicate

A recent investigation has uncovered explosive evidence that the US is supplying weapons to terror groups in Syria, Iraq and Yemen. The finding blows the lid sky-high on Washington’s much-vaunted claims of “fighting terrorism”. Bulgarian journalist Dilyana Gaytandzhieva and her Arms Watch website have uncovered perhaps some of the most incriminating evidence yet linking the…

Two Opposite Ways of Interpreting Wars and International Relations
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Two Opposite Ways of Interpreting Wars and International Relations

In the US-and-allied nations, the standard way of interpreting wars and international relations is archetypally exemplified by the internationally respected award-winning American war-journalist Marie Colvin, of the London Sunday Times. Her career was stellar, if not absolutely unmatched: she won the “Journalist of the Year” award from the Foreign Press Association, plus five other international…