The ‘New G8’ Meets China’s ‘Three Rings’

The ‘New G8’ Meets China’s ‘Three Rings’

The speaker of the Duma, Vyacheslav Volodin, may have created the defining acronym for the emerging multipolar world: “the new G8”. As Volodin noted, “the United States has created conditions with its own hands so that countries wishing to build an equal dialogue and mutually beneficial relations will actually form a ‘new G8’ together with…

Indo-Pak Trade Would Be Mutually Beneficial But Not a Political or Military Deterrent

Indo-Pak Trade Would Be Mutually Beneficial But Not a Political or Military Deterrent

The resumption of Indo-Pak trade by itself wouldn’t influence either side’s stance towards the Kashmir Conflict, but it would strongly hint that Islamabad has tacitly shifted its position if this happens without Delhi reversing its abrogation of Article 370 like former Prime Minister Khan’s government demanded as a prerequisite for this occurring. Pakistani Foreign Minister…

Russia & Iran Will Celebrate India’s Return to Afghanistan

Russia & Iran Will Celebrate India’s Return to Afghanistan

Neither has anything against Pakistan per se, it’s just that they don’t believe that any given actor should be disproportionately dependent on a single partner like many assumed that the Taliban was via Pakistan. Indian diplomats just held their first formal meeting with Taliban officials to discuss bilateral ties and the resumption of Delhi’s socio-economic…

India’s Top Diplomat Reminded the West That the World Doesn’t Revolve Around It

India’s Top Diplomat Reminded the West That the World Doesn’t Revolve Around It

By calling a spade a spade and publicly discussing the open secret that all countries are primarily driven by the pursuit of what their leaderships sincerely regard as their objective national interests, MEA Jaishankar is doing a global service by removing the taboo that’s informally surrounded any talk about this fact. Minister of External Affairs…

Critiquing Kissinger’s Pragmatic Comments About the Ukrainian Conflict

Critiquing Kissinger’s Pragmatic Comments About the Ukrainian Conflict

Everyone should consider Kissinger’s comments as wishful thinking intended to simply remind US-led Western policymakers of the grand strategic context and inspire scenario forecasting connected to the consequences that their unilateral proxy war on Russia has for the emerging world order. Former US Secretary of State and National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger, who’s best known…