Iran-Pakistan-India Nexus – The New Silk Road

Iran moving into the big league Kaveh L Afrasiabi

Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad’s three-nation tour of Pakistan, Sri Lanka and India and the welter of agreements and understandings reached between Tehran and these governments serve notice beyond the mere issue of energy security and Iran’s expanding role in the sub-continent’s […]

Don’t Dis The Cossacks … Russia Sees Putin As Next Tsar

President Vladimir Putin’s decision to suspend Russia‘s participation in the Conventional Forces in Europe, or CFE, treaty is a potent political signal.

It is yet another sign of the worsening relationship between Moscow and the West.

…this relationship was not improved in any substantial way by the […]

US Attention Deficit Focuses On Wrong Threat, Downplays Sino-Russian Empire

China’s military build-up could threaten security: US

PHNOM PENH: The region’s top US military commander on Tuesday expressed concern over China’s rapid military build-up, just days after an unprecedented display of Beijing’s firepower during war games with Russia.

“China professes to be advocating a peaceful rise”, said Admiral Timothy J Keating, […]