Tag archive for ‘Russia’
By pak_adnews On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Russia’s View of Afghanistan and the Taliban

Improving relations with the Taliban gives Moscow the ability to increase its bargaining position in dealings with Washington. By Kamran Bokhari Russia’s involvement in Afghanistan is not new. Dealing with the More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Why Russia — a country with less money than Canada and fewer people than Nigeria — runs the world now

By Tristin Hopper Russia makes less money per year than Canada. For 2016, its $1.3 trillion GDP was roughly on par with Australia, a country with one-sixth the population and less than half the square footage. The More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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On foreign policy, Donald Trump is no realist

By Robert D. Kaplan President-elect Donald Trump is being called a “realist” in foreign policy. Don’t believe it. He may have some crude realist instincts, but that only makes him a terrible messenger for More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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Corridors of Peace & Development in Asia – New Horizons

By Tariq Rizwan China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is likely to usher a new era of development and prosperity in Asia by connecting South Asia, Eurasia and the Middle East through Gwadar Deep Sea Port. It More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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Russia Looks for an Exit in Syria

Forecast Despite the shared cause of supporting Damascus, Moscow and Tehran will continue to differ in their commitment to the conflict. As Russia concocts an exit strategy, its relations with Iran will steadily More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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China and India to oust Russia from Syria?

Bashar al-Assad’s Syria is not isolated anymore. Russia, China and India have supported the Syrian president in many ways, and it is clear that Syria is close to the end of the war, while the powers that More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
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Iran, Pakistan relations strategic: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and Pakistan enjoy “strategic” relations, adding that necessary grounds for cooperation between the two countries are growing in different sectors. “Relations More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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How Russia is Connecting to Iran

Russia wants to expand its transit networks – and its influence – south to Iran, but doing so will not be easy. For the Russians, no geographic barrier has ever proved as daunting as the Caucasus Mountains, More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, January 1st, 2016
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‘Voice of the Caliphate’ propaganda radio broadcasts in Khorasan province

By Thomas Joscelyn The Islamic State’s so-called “province” in the Khorasan (an area covering Afghanistan and Pakistan) has set up a radio station to broadcast anti-Taliban messages and other propaganda. More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015
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Pakistan Annual Forecast 2016

Pakistan Pursues Security Supported by a three-year, $6.6 billion International Monetary Fund loan and buoyed by low oil prices, Pakistan’s economy will maintain its current growth rate of 4 percent in 2016. More...