Rivalry of Saudi Iran threatens to expand in the region

On Sunday, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned that “divine vengeance will befall Saudi politicians” for “the unjustly spilled blood” of prominent Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr, executed by the … Read More

Saudi Arabia feels force of Shia anger

By Simeon Kerr in Dubai and Heba Saleh in Cairo Saudi Arabia’s shock decision to execute the dissident Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr along with 46 others convicted of terrorism … Read More

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 … Read More

Why Saudi Arabia’s anti-terror coalition won’t work

By Salman Rafi      The formation of the Saudi Arabia-led “anti-terror” ‘Muslim’ coalition last week has come as a surprise. But its underlying logic is hardly surprising. Far from … Read More

They Sow the Cyclone – We Reap the Blowback

How Uncle Sam Seeded Global Jihad and Cultivates It to This Day By Dan Sanchez “For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind” — Hosea 8:7 It may … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

World War III On The Horizon?

By Sourav Banerjee Since the Russian President Vladimir Putin on September 30th began airstrikes against ISIS and its affiliates in Syria at the request of the Syrian government, the world … Read More