Tag Archives: Middle East

View from Pakistan: An Eurasian Identity

Three times shorter than the Suez Canal route the several Eurasia Corridors will play an important role in creating new commercial and social environments in the region near the Caspian Sea and north territories from Bereket to the border with Kazakhstan. It offers a great opportunity to pakistan, says one defense analyst.

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US-China Rivalry: Gulf States Struggle to Hedge Their Bets

The Trump administration’s quest to curb relationships between its allies in the Middle East and China offers a preview of how big power rivalry in the region is likely to unfold. It also suggests the limits on the United States’ ability to reduce its commitment to regional security.

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Why the Iran Nuclear Deal Still Matters to Europe

January 16 marked the JCPOA's third birthday - will it have another one?

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An Emerging Turkey-Russia-Iran Alliance Can Reshape ME

The unusual triple alliance coming out of Syria could change the regional balance of power and unhinge NATO — if it holds together at all.

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Bulgaria: The Unforeseen Effects of EU Presidency

Bulgarian politicians and officials will have to challenge the stereotypes about Bulgaria during their six-month presidency and learn to strike coalitions in the EU.

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Iran-Pakistan at the Crossroads?

At the time of the Shah, Iran and Pakistan enjoyed amicable relations, with cooperation across multiple issues. With so many points of contention emerging in recent years, it is a markedly more tense relationship today.

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What is Important?

The poor of South Asia need compassionate consideration by their ruling elites. Spare them arrogant brinkmanship, says one analyst.

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Chahbahar And Gwadar

With free trade zones and only 72 kilometers to be inter-connected by road and rail, Chahbahar and Gwadar are complementary instead of being in competition.

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US-Saudi Ties and Middle East’s New Realities 

As Saudi Arabia embarks on a period of significant economic and foreign policy change, the United States should use all the incentives at its disposal to press for change in a progressive direction.

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Crisis in Context: The Global Refugee Problem

The current refugee crisis is international and cannot be viewed as merely a European or Middle Eastern problem. And there are many convenient excuses for inaction or doing too little, but this is no time to shirk the responsibility of our common humanity.

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