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Social media is full of dismay and even fear of U.S. policies and actions in the Middle East. It hardly warrants repeating what the dismay consists of and why it exists because almost everyone knows already. It’s been obvious for years, especially after Bush invaded Iraq. Many countries are the focus of...

Trump’s decision to close the U.S. southern border with Mexico completely if devoting the sum of billions of dollars in federal spending for building a wall there is not accepted has raised unhappiness among his adversaries. This is the same president who repetitively promised the American people that Mexico would pay for the wall that he plans to construct. Now...

Real Indian mind-set

January 3, 2019

A complete genocide of the people in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) in utter defiance of international human rights laws continues. Since the beginning of the uprising in July last year, when the killing of a young leader Burhan Wani, sparked uprising across the Kashmir valley, India has responded with singular ruthlessness, killing hundreds of people. Most shocking of...

Give Govt time to work

January 1, 2019

Ours is an economy based on lies and deceit of two previous governments. Let the incumbent government work, four months down the road is too short for any real report card. Even two years ago it was apparent that the economic growth was not on solid foundations. It was entirely based on borrowed funds. It was based on the largesse of western tax payers. Low oil prices...

Countries like Germany, France, and Spain backed the idea of European Army but Britain, Denmark and the Netherlands have strongly opposed it. However, the facts suggest that this idea has a nonconcrete nature, and it is just a negligible reaction by Macron and Merkel against unilateral measures taken by the U.S. President. It has been a rather long time that the French...

The U.S Defense Secretary, Jim Mattis, will be leaving leave the Pentagon at the end of February. This statement came from Donald Trump, the U.S. President, in the midst of the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria. Mattis signed this order in spite of his disapproval of Trump’s decision, and then he penned his resignation letter. Hence, Mattis is going to leave Pentagon...

Need to attract FDI

December 29, 2018

Finance Minister Asad Umar lately told a foreign investors’ advocacy body that the government was interested in attracting FDI in export projects and/or import substitution projects in Pakistan, instead of continuing to attract the investment in consumer goods sector. The minister also urged the body for technology transfer into Pakistan along with FDIs. The shift in...

The world is presently observing the firming up of Jeremy Corbyn’s position at the head of the Labor Party in the UK. The British politician, who has been serving as Leader of the Labor Party and Leader of the Opposition since 2015 in the UK, is now trying to provide the ground for his own victory and the Labor Party in the country’s possible election in 2019....

Trump’s changed focus

December 23, 2018

Since the U.S. governmental debt has increased considerably the state might countenance sooner or later an inflationary crisis that could send the value of the dollar down by 30 percent or further.  This is a threatening sign, and from the perspective of geopolitics, if a crisis ever takes place, it will have mammoth implications for geopolitics – in particular regarding...

Despite United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights’ recent report, violations continue in the Indian occupied valley. Monday saw Indian occupation forces locking down parts of the Indian occupied valley and police firing tear gas at protesters defying a curfew to march against the shooting death of 11 youths in Pulwama district. The NA resolution on Kashmir expressed...

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