Comprehensively Expanding Russian-Afghan Trade Ties Would Be Mutually Beneficial

Comprehensively Expanding Russian-Afghan Trade Ties Would Be Mutually Beneficial

Russia, Afghanistan, and Pakistan should work more closely together in pursuit of their common multipolar goals in order to strengthen the interconnected Central Asian-South Asian space. Most of the world seems to have forgotten about Afghanistan following the commencement of Russia’s ongoing special military operation in Ukraine, but Moscow remains very interested in helping that…

Pakistan’s New Government Must Continue Its Predecessor’s Approach to Afghanistan

Pakistan’s New Government Must Continue Its Predecessor’s Approach to Afghanistan

It might be tempting for the pro-US school of thought within The Establishment to consider doing something differently in Afghanistan in order to send a positive signal of intent to America but such short-term thinking carries with it the very credible risk of harming Pakistan’s interests in the long term. Afghanistan mustn’t become a political…

Fear and Loathing in Washington

Fear and Loathing in Washington

One can frequently disagree with government policies without necessarily regarding them with disgust, but the Joe Biden Administration has turned that corner, first with its senseless promotion of a new Cold War that could turn hot with Russia and, more recently, with its actions undertaken to undermine and punish Afghanistan. The fact that the White…

Afghanistan Funds Seized by Biden Administration

Afghanistan Funds Seized by Biden Administration

While the administration of President Joe Biden is consistently escalating tensions between the Russian Federation and the United States over the status of Ukraine, the people of Afghanistan are condemning the expropriation of billions of dollars by the White House in an ongoing attempt to cripple the government in Kabul. Although it does not appear…

Pakistan in the Eye of the Storm

Pakistan in the Eye of the Storm

New trends that have appeared in regional security since the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan are highly consequential for regional politics. The joint statement issued on February 6 following the four-day visit by the Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to China has been an exceptional gesture by Beijing underscoring the highest importance attached to that country…

It’s Fake News to Insinuate That Russia’s Arming Anti-Taliban Forces

It’s Fake News to Insinuate That Russia’s Arming Anti-Taliban Forces

There’s a faction of the supposedly Russian-friendly Alt-Media Community (AMC) that’s fallen for that wishful thinking fantasy…In their mind, Russia ‘must’ hate the Taliban since they emerged from the 1980s Mujahideen that defeated the USSR. According to their ‘logic’, Russia’s enemies always remain the same so it follows that the Kremlin will do whatever it…