Tag Archives: CIA

The commonality in Trump and Putin’s western ideology

In a year of surreal political developments, a curious flipping of the script is playing out in Washington: Democrats furious about reports of alleged Russian interference in the American electoral process are the main ones banging the drum about Kremlin perfidy; conservatives, once at the vanguard of the Cold War, are now more circumspect in their criticism of Moscow and, in some instances, …

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Is Muslim world being systematically changed

In the 6th century, the entire Arab Peninsula had sunk into the morass of depravation and delinquency. The two super powers of the time, Romans (Byzantine Empire) and Persians (Sassanian Empire) were situated in the west and east of Arabian Peninsula respectively and were antagonists. The 28 year-war (602-630 A.D.) had drained the two empires and decay had begun to …

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US elections to change the political landscape

A Snapshot of a Multipolar World in Action. In the strangest election year in recent American history — one in which the Libertarian Party’s Gary Johnson couldn’t even conjure up the name of a foreign leader he “admired” while Donald Trump remained intent on building his “fat, beautiful wall” and “taking” Iraq oil — the world may be out of …

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How does USA see Pak – China relations?

How does USA see Pak - China relations?

The China-Pakistan relationship is a topic of perennial interest. We largely tend to see the relationship as ‘India-centric’. But when a former National Security Advisor openly subscribes to such an idea, it gains a habitation and name. But an intriguing detail also becomes important here. The point is, Shivshankar Menon chose as peg a book authored by an analyst at …

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Are Russia and India heading for a separation?

Are Russia and India heading for a separation?

The statement by the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov on Wednesday acknowledging that Moscow and Islamabad are engaged in negotiations for the supply of the latest Russian version of Su-35 fighter jet to its “closest partner” Pakistan doesn’t comes as surprise. This has been the stuff of kite flying by the Russian media in the recent months. Nonetheless, when it is …

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Pakistan’s Interior Minister to Trump “ Pakistan is not a colony of USA”

Pakistan angrily criticised Donald Trump, frontrunner for the U.S. Republican presidential nomination, for saying he would force the country to free a jailed Pakistani doctor believed to have helped the CIA hunt down al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. Trump, a 69-year-old billionaire real estate developer, told Fox News on Friday that, if elected, he would get Pakistan to free …

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The forgotten betrayal – USA’s malicious role in Middle East

The forgotten betrayal - USA's malicious role in Middle East

In part because my father was murdered by an Arab, I’ve made an effort to understand the impact of U.S. policy in the Mideast and particularly the factors that sometimes motivate bloodthirsty responses from the Islamic world against our country. As we focus on the rise of the Islamic State and search for the source of the savagery that took …

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Admiral Gene Larocque: The misconceptions about wars and heroes

In the summer of ’41 I asked to be sent to Pearl Harbor, The Pacific fleet was there and it sounded romantic. I was attached to the U.S.S. MacDonough when the Japanese attacked. We got under way about ten o’clock looking for the Japanese fleet. It’s lucky we didn’t find them; they would probably have sunk us. I spent the …

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Syria – Intelligence and deception

Syria - Intelligence and deception

Seymour M. Hersh on US intelligence sharing in the Syrian war Barack Obama’s repeated insistence that Bashar al-Assad must leave office – and that there are ‘moderate’ rebel groups in Syria capable of defeating him – has in recent years provoked quiet dissent, and even overt opposition, among some of the most senior officers on the Pentagon’s Joint Staff. Their …

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West – Genocide is thy name

West - Genocide is thy name

In transmitting President Richard Nixon’s orders for a “massive” bombing of Cambodia in 1969, Henry Kissinger said, “Anything that flies on everything that moves”.  As Barack Obama wages his seventh war against the Muslim world since he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, and Francois Hollande promises a “merciless” attack on the rubble of Syria, the orchestrated hysteria and lies …

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