Why optimism of the West on Rowhani’s electoral victory is misplaced?

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?

China, India and the US can not be pleased at the same time…..

Pakistan is going to have a new government in Islamabad and a third-term prime minister installed in less than two weeks. It is almost the same time that the new Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang will visit Pakistan on May 22 and 23, 2013 as a part of efforts to further strengthen bilateral ties between … More China, India and the US can not be pleased at the same time…..

Haqqani asks his American sponsors to teach Pakistan military a lesson….

Hussain Saqib This latest diatribe confirms the designs of Pakistan’s anti-Pakistan ambassador which were already put into action by him through Kerry Lugar Bill and infamous Memo against country’s military. It is yet to be seen if he is a lone ranger or has the backing of powerful elements of politics in Pakistan. The disgraced former … More Haqqani asks his American sponsors to teach Pakistan military a lesson….

TTP is India’s proxy, confirms US Defense Secretary…

Senator Chuck Hagel’s nomination as US Secretary of Defense has been confirmed by US Senate. It always seemed a distant possibility because of his opposition by the Senators under the influence of pro-Israel lobby. His views on Israel were well known and had angered Israel and its sympathizers in the Capitol Hill. His detractors also … More TTP is India’s proxy, confirms US Defense Secretary…

Hazaras expose the ugly side of Pakistani democracy…..

Pakistan’s most persecuted minority, the Hazaras of Quetta have exposed the ugly face of country’s so-called democratic dispensation. As against the perception created by media about Army’s negative role in Balochistan, Hazaras have demanded once again that in order to save them from extinction, Quetta should be taken over by the Army. This can be the … More Hazaras expose the ugly side of Pakistani democracy…..

Can Chuck Hagel survive the onslaught of pro-Israeli lobby?

Criticizing Israel is no less than an act of blasphemy and criticism by someone from the US can dash all his hopes to be someone important in the administration. Sen. Chuck Hegel from Nebraska and a decorated Vietnam veteran, recently nominated to take the reins of US war machine as Secretary Defense is expected to … More Can Chuck Hagel survive the onslaught of pro-Israeli lobby?