Annual Forecast 2016

Annual Forecast 2016 With old geopolitical realities resurfacing across Eurasia and commodity prices stuck in a slump, 2016 is shaping up to be an unsettling year for much of the … Read More

Third Time’s a Charm; Will Saudi’s Newest Coalition Work?

Thirty-four states join Sunni anti-ISIS alliance The Islamic State has criticized a formation of 34 Sunni Muslim nations as “morons and fools” after Saudi Arabia announced it would form a … Read More

Interview with Afghan President Ghani: ‘I Have To Hold Our Country Together’

Interview Conducted by Susanne Koelbl in Kabul, Afghanistan Afghan President Ashraf Ghani stands in front of the Presidential Palace in Kabul: “If al-Qaida was version 2.0 of terror, then the … Read More

Is Israel Behind Paris Attacks?

By Sajjad Shaukat Much has been written and said by writers and analysts of print and electronic media about the coordinated terror attacks in a stadium, a hall, restaurants and … Read More

Paris Tragedy: Anti-Muslim Chauvinism in France

By Sajjad Shaukat Just after the simultaneous terror attacks in Paris which killed more than 130 persons, on November 13, the people of France, the government and the media became … Read More