Yemeni children struck down by Cholera. (Photo: Middle East Press)

India’s Secret Involvement in the War Against Yemen

Speculation has been rife over the past couple of years that Pakistan was clandestinely involved in the War on Yemen, but it turns out that it’s actually India which is the South Asian state playing a shadow role in this conflict. Every now and then people are exposed to the thoroughly debunked fake news story …

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America’s Arctic Aggression Might Prompt Russia to “Balance” with the AAGC

The US’ demand that Russia allow it to use the Northern Sea Route hints at future Hybrid War aggression in the Arctic that could prompt Moscow to increase its strategic dependency on China in response, a less than desirable scenario that could be avoided if Russia “balances” friend and foe alike by facilitating the Indo-Japanese …

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How Israel and Pakistan Can Avoid a Nuclear Showdown

The advancement of Pakistan’s nuclear-missile capabilities and Israel’s growing military ties with India are increasing their respective military relevance for each other. In the absence of formal diplomatic relations and against the backdrop of a prevailing antagonistic public dialogue, the need for an effective and discreet channel of communication between Islamabad and Jerusalem to mitigate …

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Russia-Pakistan Military Relations Are on the Path to a Strategic Partnership

The statements made by the Russian and Pakistani Defense Ministers after their interaction at this year’s Moscow Conference on International Security show that the military relations between the two Great Powers are on the right track and moving them closer to clinching a long-awaited strategic partnership. Russia and Pakistan have been engaged in a fast-moving …

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How Many People Has the U.S. Killed in its Post-9/11 Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan

In the first part of this series, I estimated that about 2.4 million Iraqis have been killed as a result of the illegal invasion of their country by the United States and the United Kingdom in 2003. I turn now to Afghan and Pakistani deaths in the ongoing 2001 U.S. intervention in Afghanistan. In part three, I will …

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Kashmir is Not South Asia’s Palestine – It is South Asia’s Donbass

This weekend has seen bloodshed in both Palestine and Kashmir, two of the longest running geopolitical conflicts on earth, alongside the civil war(s) in Myanmar. But where there exists at least some international impetus to reduce the scale of violence in Myanmar through various peace plans, most notably the Chinese authored peace process for Rakhine …

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From “Bandwagoning” Against Eurasia to “Circling the Wagons” in the Center of It

The International Relations theories about the Balance of Power and Regional Security Complexes don’t sufficiently explain the simultaneous emergence of three distinct but interconnected power blocs in Eurasia, which is why the new concept of “Circling the Wagons” is being proposed to account for it. The end of the Cold War radically changed International Relations …

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21st-Century Paradigm Shift in Eurasia: Towards a New Trilateral – China, Russia and Pakistan

The post-Cold War strategic landscape in Eurasia saw the emergence of the Multipolar Trilateral of Russia, India, and China in the late 1990s and early 2000s, brought about by the dedicated diplomatic efforts of Russia’s former Foreign Minister Yevgeny Primakov. These three Great Powers would later form the basis for BRICS, and the pragmatic relations …

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Baloch Separatist Defector Exposes Europe’s Double Standards to Terrorism

Dr. Jumma Khan Marri defected from the Baloch separatists earlier this year and has since then been exposing the double-dealing treachery of these groups and their foreign supporters. The Pakistani Embassy in Moscow hosted a Pakistan Day celebration on 23 March which saw the participation of Dr. Jumma Khan Marri for the first time since …

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