The Pakistan Stream Gas Pipeline Might Herald Larger Russian Regional Ambitions

The Pakistan Stream Gas Pipeline Might Herald Larger Russian Regional Ambitions

This isn’t wishful thinking speculation either but premised on recent reports about what Iran’s Minister of Petroleum Javad Owji expected to discuss with his Russian counterpart Nikolay Shulginov on Tuesday in Moscow the day before President Ebrahim Raisi’s trip there. The Pakistan Stream Gas Pipeline (PSGP) that serves as Russia’s flagship investment in this South…

Russia Can Play an Important Role in Implementing Pakistan’s National Security Policy

Russia Can Play an Important Role in Implementing Pakistan’s National Security Policy

Russian-Pakistani ties aren’t strengthening at the expense of American, Chinese, or Indian interests, but complement each side’s respective balancing acts in the bi-multipolar world order while also standing to deliver tangible benefits to their people, both directly and also in terms of how they’re slated to reshape the regional geo-economic and geostrategic equations. Pakistan released…

Analyzing the Abiy-Biden Phone Call: Why’d It Happen & What’s It Mean?

Analyzing the Abiy-Biden Phone Call: Why’d It Happen & What’s It Mean?

This is actually an incipient U-turn on America’s part and by no means on PM Abiy’s. The “Controversial” Phone Call There’s a lot of talk about the phone call between Prime Minister Abiy and US President Biden, with some speculating that it took place purely because the former supposedly submitted to the latter. This interpretation…

America’s ‘Suez Moment’: Another Strategic Mistake Would be Its Last. Biden’s “Rules Based” “World Disorder”

America’s ‘Suez Moment’: Another Strategic Mistake Would be Its Last. Biden’s “Rules Based” “World Disorder”

In 2021, President Joe Biden truly reaped a bitter harvest from the strategic foreign policy errors of four of his predecessors. But Washington would do well to think before it makes its next move “America has just had its Suez Crisis,” commented a member of the Iranian delegation at the nuclear talks in Vienna about…

The US Is Taking Note of Russia’s Pragmatic Stance Towards the Taliban

The US Is Taking Note of Russia’s Pragmatic Stance Towards the Taliban

Newsweek’s interview with Russian Special Presidential Envoy to Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov was significant because it was the first time that Russia’s pragmatic stance towards the Taliban was given publicity and treated fairly by a major Western media outlet. Russian Special Presidential Envoy to Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov was recently interviewed by Newsweek about his country’s pragmatic…