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Neocon Iraq War Architects Want a Redo in Gaza

Post-conflict plan would put Western mercenaries and Israel military into the mix, with handpicked countries in charge of a governing ‘Trust’

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Russian Nukes in Space Would Undermine Global Stability and Ignite an Anti-satellite Arms Race

Placing nuclear weapons in space could spark a new arms race. Because one purpose of space weapons is to destroy an adversary’s space weapons, the U.S. may respond to Russian weapons with their own. Russia may then counter with new weapons to maintain its advantage. Others, like China, may react to American weapons, which could prompt a response from India, followed by one from Pakistan.

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Political Uncertainty in Pakistan May Hinder IMF Financing Agreement, Warns Fitch Ratings

The growing evidence of the involvement of Pakistani military-led establishment in unprecedented rigging in the February 8 elections, which have clearly been won by the opposition Pakistan Tehrik e Insaf whose leader and former prime minister Imran Khan remains in jal, has put Pakistan on the slippery slope of unending cycle of political instability. Economists across the spectrum agree that Pakistan needs political stability, peace and major economic reforms to salvage its tanked economy, which as of now remains a distant possibility.

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Pakistan’s Majority Defies its Military Establishment

As the jockeying to form the next government heats up, analysts are calling the election a mandate against the military.

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Pakistan’s Rigged Elections May Bring Military-aligned Government

Five days following the general election in Pakistan, both the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) have unveiled strategies to establish governmental control. The PTI is aligning with religious factions, while the PPP is forming a coalition with its rival, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN). The country could see a repeat performance of the PDM government that …

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Homeland Security Mayorkas Impeached: Is Congress on a Witch Hunt?

House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-LA), right, leaves the U.S. Capitol after the House voted to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on February 13, 2024 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images   After a failed vote to impeach him the previous week, Republicans in the House of Representatives mustered the barest majority in a second try, 214 to 213, …

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Lead Diminishes for Imran Khan’s PTI Amid Vote Rigging Allegations

Pakistan’s military systematically disassembled Imran Khan’s PTI party, repeatedly arresting senior members and even targeting their children and party workers, with some facing trial in anti-terrorism courts. To maintain momentum, PTI has resorted to creative tactics, such as organizing large virtual political demonstrations and gatherings, even in the face of internet disruptions.

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Saudi Arabia has Most to Lose if US Strikes Go Sideways

Riyadh is among Gulf States expressing concern and even distancing themselves from Western attacks in Yemen.

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Reflecting on the Global Canvas of 2023: A Year of Wars and Transformative Shifts

The year 2023 proved to be a kaleidoscope of events, unveiling a tapestry of challenges, triumphs, and transformative changes across the globe. From wars in Gaza and Ukraine environmental concerns to technological leaps, geopolitical tensions to societal strides, the year carved its mark in history as a time of both turbulence and resilience. Israel’s War in Gaza October 7 surprise …

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History Shows Israel May Never Win a ‘War of Occupation’

Fighting well organized guerrilla fighters amid a hostile civilian population is a recipe for defeat.

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