Tag archive for ‘Middle East’
By pak_adnews On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
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Terrorist Attacks are Strategic – The Response Should Be, Too

By David Miliband The wave of horrific attacks in Paris, Beirut, and Sinai have defined an important part of the international agenda for the next year. Western societies must face fundamental questions: Is it possible More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
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Analysis: Turkey’s ‘brinkmanship’ move with Russia

And when Putin threatens, not only Turkey, but also the US and NATO should be concerned. In 1853 British parliamentarian John Russell (later foreign minister and prime minister) said Russia’s Tsar Nicholas I More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, November 20th, 2015
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Saudi Arabia and Pakistan’s Evolving Alliance

The two Muslim powers seek a “reset”—but events in the region may make that impossible. By Giorgio Cafiero , Daniel Wagner In early November, Pakistan’s chief of army staff, General Raheel Sharif, More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, November 17th, 2015
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Russia is Restoring Balance of Power

By Sajjad Shaukat Renowned scholars of international relations, Lord Castlereagh, Quincy Wright, Hans J. Morgenthau and Kenneth Waltz agree by remarking, “Checking the unusual dominance and hegemony of the world More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Al-Qaeda vs Daish: A Deadly Propaganda War

By Iftikhar Hussain Jazib Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi and Daish have emerged from Al-Qaeda’s branch in Iraq but the violence and terror unleashed by them have even belittled Al-Qaeda and its affiliated terrorist outfits. More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, October 2nd, 2015
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Putin’s Blitz Leaves Washington Rankled and Confused

On Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered a blistering critique of US foreign policy to the UN General Assembly. On Tuesday, Barack Obama shoved a knife in Putin’s back. This is from Reuters: “France More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, October 2nd, 2015
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Russia Bombs ISIS

After announcing it would conduct aerial operations in Syria, Russian warplanes struck Islamic State targets straightaway – in contrast to Washington’s campaign, attacking Syrian and Iraqi infrastructure targets, More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Afghanistan, Pakistan resume Intel-Sharing after years of mutual animosity

Pakistan and Afghanistan have set about restoring cooperation after years of bickering and confrontation: their intelligence agencies have signed a memorandum on intelligence-sharing to tackle the Taliban insurgency More...