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?
Someone somewhere is planning to get rid of the baggage called the House of Saud. In all probability, the Holy Sites are not the target, the target is Custodian of these sites. HUSSAIN SAQIB It is not like “swallow your own bitter pill and burn yourself in the fires of terrorism you have been stoking everywhere.” … More Why Madinah blast is a bad omen for the House of Saud?
HUSSAIN SAQIB It is in the news again; and if the source of all news is an editorial of The New York Times, it is almost official. The US is going to broach the issue of Pakistan’s ever-expanding nuclear arsenal, particularly its tactical nuclear weapons, with Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) during his upcoming … More Uncle Sam should worry about Russia and Europe and not Pakistan’s tactical nukes
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
Hasan Rowhani, a moderate Iranian cleric has been elected to Iran’s next president. The West, and particularly the US, is optimist if not jubilant on his elevation. According to Foreign Policy, there is cautious optimism that popular support for moderation at the polls will translate into concessions at the negotiating table. Rowhani sent some vague … More Why optimism of the West on Rowhani’s electoral victory is misplaced?
Did anyone, including the UN and HR organizations, ever notice that we still have an apartheid regime on the face of this planet? Yes, it is none other than the citadel of Islam, the Saudi Arabian regime. The loudest message of Islam is that all humans, irrespective of caste, creed and ethnicity, are equal and … More Discrimination in Saudi Arabia is in violation of the Last Sermon….
When asked about the kind of weapons used in the next world war, Albert Einstein said: “I don’t know what kind of weapons will be used in the third world war, assuming there will be a third world war. But I can tell you what the fourth world war will be fought with—stone clubs.” The … More Will the Patriots trigger a World War III?
Iran has played a master-stroke for coming out of its international isolation through hosting the Summit of NAM member countries. The world is looking at this latest development in shock and awe, as revival of NAM, which always stood for disassociation from the Cold War and super powers, heralds an era of a new world … More NAM Summit, the dead horse and diplomatic hypocrisy….
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….