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India and Pakistan: Are the Two Rivals Becoming Friends?

Pakistan to maintain its legitimacy in the affairs of the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), to remove itself from the “Grey List” of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), to reach a better settlement in Afghanistan, build good relations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and have access to trade in Central Asia.

Russia’s Changing Relationship with India: Arms Talk

military commitments in Iraq and Afghanistan drew down, it signaled the start of new contest for primary and hegemony in the region, pitting China’s regional ambitions against a United States that sees itself as the hegemon of a unipolar world, thus rubbing against Russia, which sees itself as one of a handful of dominant powers in a multipolar world.

India is Lobbying to Put Pakistan on FATF’s Black-list: Will it Succeed?

Having been the base for military operations that saw the Soviet Union defeated in Afghanistan in 1989 and, over a decade later in clashes with the West, during the US invasion of the Islamic Republic, which at the time was under Taliban rule, Pakistan has found it challenging, to say the least, in dealing with non-state armed groups and tribes that moved freely through its porous border.

The ICC vs. Israel: Three Main Scenarios

Read: From Afghanistan to Palestine: ICC Tackles Politically Charged CasesFurthermore, Israel is openly attempting to intimidate the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah to discontinue its cooperation with the ICC, as can be easily gleaned from the official Israeli discourse.

Why Did the United States Add Israel to CENTCOM?

” Responding to the Soviet Union's intervention in Afghanistan in 1979 President Carter proclaimed: "any outside force to gain control of the Persian Gulf region will be regarded as an assault on the vital interests of the United States of America, and such an assault will be repelled by any means necessary, including military force".

The Insurrection and Its Discontents: American Exceptionalism Revisited

From the genocide of the Native Americans, to the enslaving of millions of Africans, to the never-ending interventions in South America - starting with the Monroe doctrine of 1823 - all the way to the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan, American exceptionalism has always served the purpose of reinforcing the notion that America possesses a moral, divine right to do as it pleases for the betterment of mankind.