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 […]

Consequences: Foreign Policy or Foreign Fantasy

Bhutto was key to US plan

Benazir Bhutto was central to American hopes of broadening out Pakistan‘s government from the figure of General Musharraf. Washington helped engineer the political deal that saw her return and now it has seen that lead to disaster, with the loss of one of […]

Bush Meaningless Words To Howard Speak For Themselves

Don’t write off Howard yet, says Bush September 05, 2007 US President George W. Bush today lavished praise on Prime Minister John Howard and said it would be a mistake to write off his chances of winning the federal election.

At a joint press conference in Sydney, Mr Bush gave Mr Howard a […]

Edwards Decries U.S. Trade Policy

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA — Contending that corporate profits dictate the nation’s foreign trade pacts, Democratic presidential contender John Edwards on Monday called for a “zero tolerance” policy that would freeze imports of harmful food, toys and other goods.

Speaking with an eye toward a forum of Democratic candidates to be sponsored by the […]