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Afghan Newspaper Lambasts China as Rapacious Exploiter

Afghan Newspaper Lambasts China as Rapacious Exploiter

Jan 03, 2012 at 21:05 | John Daly

With the news that the U.S. is holding secret talks with the Taliban in the Persian Gulf state of Qatar, many Afghans are looking towards a future when military operations…

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Pakistani Editorial Says Nuclear War with India

Pakistani Editorial Says Nuclear War with India "Inevitable" as Water Dispute Continues

Dec 08, 2011 at 18:42 | John Daly

Every now and again, one reads an editorial that stops the reader in his tracks. On 8 December, with the headline "War Inevitable To Tackle Indian Water Aggression," Pakistan’s Urdu-language…

Furious at Latest U.S. Attack, Pakistan Shuts Down Resupply Routes to Afghanistan

Furious at Latest U.S. Attack, Pakistan Shuts Down Resupply Routes to Afghanistan "Permanently"

Nov 30, 2011 at 20:52 | John Daly

NATO recently literally shot itself in the foot, imperiling the resupply of International Assistance Forces (ISAF) in Afghanistan by shooting up two Pakistani border posts in a “hot pursuit’ raid.…

Tensions Increasing Over Caspian Energy Riches

Tensions Increasing Over Caspian Energy Riches

Nov 17, 2011 at 17:17 | John Daly

On 16 November in Astrakhan Lukoil president, Vagit Alekperov told journalists that his company will spend over $16 billion over the next decade to develop the country’s Caspian offshore Korchagin…

Is Occupy Wall Street Just the First Step in a Global Anxiety Attack

Is Occupy Wall Street Just the First Step in a Global Anxiety Attack

Oct 24, 2011 at 07:33 | Tyler Hamilton

There’s plenty of analysis out there about the Occupy Wall Street movement and its spreading global tentacles. What does it mean? What do the protesters want? Will it continue to…

Putin’s New Vision of Eurasia

Putin’s New Vision of Eurasia

Oct 07, 2011 at 07:50 | John Daly

Many western politicians have harbored deep suspicions of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Vladimorovich Putin since he first emerged on the Russian political stage in 1999. This is hardly surprising, given…

Turkey and Russia Spar Over Natural Gas Prices

Turkey and Russia Spar Over Natural Gas Prices

Oct 03, 2011 at 16:12 | John Daly

While few people in the world have warm feelings for energy companies beyond perhaps their stockholders, Russia’s state-owned natural gas monopoly Gazprom has shown an unrivalled and unique capacity to…

Russia and Latin America - Deja Vu all Over Again

Russia and Latin America - Deja Vu all Over Again

Aug 23, 2011 at 19:17 | John Daly

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein Twenty years ago this month, a hardliner coup failed in Moscow. Four months later…

Gorbachev vs. Putin - Putin Wins a TKO. Gas and Oil Still Flowing

Gorbachev vs. Putin - Putin Wins a TKO. Gas and Oil Still Flowing

Aug 18, 2011 at 21:10 | John Daly

This week has seen the sad spectacle of the 80 year-old last Secretary of the Communist Party of the USSR, Mikhail Sergeivich Gorbachev during an interview with the BBC's Bridget…

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