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India, Iran, Russia look for new trade corridor

India, Russia, Iran, Suez Canal, North South Transport Corridor, Press TV, Mumbai, Moscow, China, Europe, Central Asia, Afghanistan, Persian Gulf, Pakistan, Chabahar, One Belt One Road, Suresh Prabhu, Yuan, Ruble, Treasury Department, US

India, Russia and Iran explore new route

India, Russia and Iran are meeting next month to work out the details of a massive project to open a new sea-land transport corridor that would be a cheaper

Modi and calculus behind “no” on Jerusalem

Modi, Donald Trump, Jerusalem, Israel, Palestine, Benjamin Netanyahu, Nikki Haley, Hafiz Saeed, Palestinian Authority, Russia, Syria, Hezbolllah, Iran, Islamic State, West Asia, Middle East, Turkey, CPEC, China, Pakistan

Modi and Netanyahu: Not seeing eye to eye

There’s been a disquiet in India’s public space over Modi government’s rejection of US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s C

Democracy is wrecked in United States

US is controlled by big money groups

US is controlled by big money groups

We all hear all sorts of patriotic inanes about how wonderful we are and how thankful we are to our brave military who defend our liberty.

Kyrgyzstan in US cross hairs

Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia, Kirghizia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikstan, Bishkek, Zbigniew Brzezinski, China, Russia, Iran, Eurasia, Afghanistan, ISIS, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Manas, Customs Union, Eurasian Economic Space, Tulip Revolution, CSTO, Pamela Spratlen, Richard Miles, Colour Revolutions, C5+1, John Kerry, Angela Merkel, Hesse, Die Welt

The falcon that is grounded

Most Westerners would have a hard time locating Kyrgyzstan on the world map, in spite of the role it plays upon the geopolitical chessboard. However, this co

Chabahar is a real deal for India

Chabahar Port, Iran, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, China, United States, Saudi Arabia, Mujahideens, Heroin trade, Kabul, New Delhi, OBOR, Russia, Bander Abbas port, Strait of Homruz, Osama bin Laden, Mullah Mohammad Omar, Salma Dam, Afghan Parliament, Zaranj, Delaram, Jebel Ali Port, Islamic State, Indian Ocean, Narendra Modi, Gwadar, Chabahar-Zahedan-Zaranj

Modi, Rouhani and Ashraf Ghani shaking hands after Chabahar deal

For its commercial and political implications, the Chabahar Port deal with Iran marks the finest achievement yet of Narendra Modi’s global engagements.

Hillary Clinton: Can the world survive her?

Obama, TPP, TTIP, EU, Monsanto, Killary Clinton, Wall Street, Israel, Vladimir Putin, New Hitler, Taliban, Afghanistan, al-Qaeda, Dick Cheney, Halliburton, Washington, Saddam Hussein, Iraq, WMD, Gaddafi, Libya, ISIS, Ottoman Empire, Iran, Assad’s Syria, jihadists, NATO, Russia, Baltics, Poland, Europe, Oliver Stone, Peter Kuznick, The Untold History of the United States, Howard Zinn, A People’s History of the United States, Stephen Kinzer, The Brothers, John Foster, Allen Dulles, CIA, Mossadegh, Shah, Dulle

Hillary Clinton: a war monger?

Do you remember all the hopes Americans had for Obama when we elected him to his first term? Painful memories.

Why China wants railroads in Afghanistan?

Central Asian Rail System, Kashgar, Herat,  Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, One Belt One Road, New Silk Road, Drugs, Heroin, terrorists, ISIS, al-Qaeda, Russia, Iran, Syria, Saddam Hussein, Libya’s Gaddafi, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan’s ISI, Wall Street, London Stock Exchange, Opium Wars, Boxer Rebellion, Sick Man of Asia, Narcotics, Central Asian Rail System, CIA World Factbook, Paris Attack, Brussels Attack, Assad, Taliban, United States Marine Corps

Opium Trade: China fights down US influence

Illicit heroin trade from Afghanistan flourishes under US’ nose. China has its own strategy to stop the spillover effect.

India look for Russian help on terrorism

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India faces a grave threat from Islamic State

With ISIS and Al Nusra on the run thanks to the combined capabilities of the Russian air force and Syrian Arab Army, terrorist organizations are moving to re

You must doff your hat to Times of India

Times of India, USCIRF, India block US panel visit, India takes US to WTO, India refuses joint patrol in South China Sea, Indian Express, Kanhaiya, JNU, AP, AFP, Reuters, India beat Pakistan in cricket, Minority official, mohaul, Monsanto threaten to exit India, Richard Verma, Ford Foundation, Moody’s, Barack Obama, Greenpeace, Patriot Law, US vassal states are Europe Japan and Gulf countries, Freedom of Speech, Religious tolerance, Modi addressing farmers in Bargarh Odisha, US imperialism, China, Iran, Rus

Three stories which deserve praise for TOI

Times of India puts searchlight on a newspaper which won't publish anything that goes against the United States. There's a pattern for all to see. 

How can US abandon Kurds to Turkey?

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Women soldiers are essential to Kurds offensive who are gaining ground at Turkey’s expense in Syria

This is second and final part of our series on Syrian War, rapidly drawing to a climax. If Turkey commits boots to the ground, Iran and Russia would surely do likewise and apocalypse would be upon us.