It should be kept in mind that long before changing course of its diplomacy, Turkey was accused of harboring ISIS terrorists. The worst has started happening. As if twin bombing attacks in Turkey were not enough to dissuade Sultan-to-be Tayyip Erdogan from pursuing his romance with Russia, a gunman believed to be a security official, … More Andrei Karlov assassination: Will it strengthen Russo-Turkish resolve to fight the West in Syria?
Russian jet may have been shot down, not because of air space violation but out of sheer frustration or may be for show of defiance HUSSAIN SAQIB Turkey has shot down a Russian SU-24 jet on Tuesday for violating Turkish airspace. The jet was downed after Turkey’s consistent warnings to the jet to turn around fell on … More Why did Turkey shoot down Russian jet?
Who would be Sovietized this time around is something which we would witness with bated breath and crossed fingers. HUSSAIN SAQIB The worst has finally happened. Russia has joined a conflict in the Middle East which has the potential to turn into a war of wider scale between the two nuclear-armed giants. Weakened by the … More Syria: Russia’s attack on a major US proxy could trigger a wider conflict
Hussain Saqib Iran is doing to Saudi Arabia in Yemen what the latter has been doing to Syria for a long time; fanning and funding armed resistance against incumbent regimes to bring the regime change. The lobbyists on both sides of the divide are trying to make us all believe it is sectarian strife in … More Five reasons why Pakistan will not land its troops in Yemen
Prophets of doom are working overtime these days; and their prophecies center around Pakistan. They either predict Pakistan’s collapse or suggest its break-up or “balkanization” as an option to sort out its problems. The reason Pakistan is increasingly becoming a favorite topic of these debates is its frail economy and dwindling popularity of the democratic … More 7 Deadly Scenarios: If nothing else, Israel alone can undo the US
The Americans seem to have shifted their focus, at least for the time-being, from Afghanistan to Syria. And its has enlisted new allies. According to reports, Al Qaeda and the US are fighting a battle to topple their common foe; Bashar al Assad regime in Syria. Shocked anyone? Al Qaeda is America’s Enemy Number One because … More Americans fund and arm al Qaeda to topple Assad regime in Syria….
Whether or not Iran possesses a dirty bomb right now is different matter. But Iran poses the threat, nonetheless, and a very grave threat to global peace and economy, in the event of an attack on its nuclear installations. This was also endorsed in the most critical report of the nuclear watchdog, International Atomic Energy … More Why Obama should not take the Iran bait?