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Ahmet Davutoglu as Turkish Foreign Minister, and Now Prime Minister

Ahmet Davutoglu as Turkish Foreign Minister, and Now Prime Minister

Ahmet Davutoğlu has had a remarkable run as Foreign Minister and as Prime Minister is almost certain to embellish further his many notable contributions.…

The Strategic Culture of Authoritarian Regimes: Mountainous Karabakh Conflict in the Limelight

The case of Mountainous Karabakh is indeed unique, but the quest for viable peace is not.…

Dissonance in India’s Strategic Doctrine

India's cancellation of the talks with Pakistan right at the inception earlier this week is counter-productive.…

The Thai Coup and the Threat to Historical Memory

We should be viewing the coup in Thailand with far greater alarm, as it threatens to carry out radical changes in terms of rights, citizenship, and society.…

Buddhism in Myanmar: Extremism Galore

The actions of the fundamentalists is causing great tension and turmoil in Myanmar, as well as threatening the lives and property of the Rohingya people.…

Ukraine: Washington Chokes Truth with Lies

Ukraine: Washington Chokes Truth with Lies

Are Western propagandists fooling anyone but themselves?…

A Taliban-Humanitarian Affair

A Taliban-Humanitarian Affair

As the Muslim world celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, Afghan Taliban fighters wore new clothes, turbans and shoes, thanks to gifts from aid workers.…

Vietnam: How I Almost Bought the Reunification Palace

Vietnam: How I Almost Bought the Reunification Palace

On a mission to secure a piece of Vietnam's history. …

Washington Threatens the World

Washington Threatens the World

Do you believe that Washington’s lies and propaganda about the Malaysian airliner and Ukraine are worth risking life on earth? …

Will Putin Realize That Russia Holds The Cards?

Will Putin Realize That Russia Holds The Cards?

If Putin does not put his foot down hard and make clear to the Europeans what the stakes are, Washington will succeed in its determination to drive the world to…

Racism and Inferiority Complex in Japan’s Current Foreign Policy towards China

Racism and Inferiority Complex in Japan’s Current Foreign Policy towards China

The current Sino-Japanese tension reveals a deeper existential crisis of identity in the Japanese psyche.…

Shinzo Abe’s ‘Reinterpretation’ of the Japanese Constitution

Shinzo Abe’s ‘Reinterpretation’ of the Japanese Constitution

The US has successfully pressed the government of Japan to ignore Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution to serve its own interests.…

India’s Nuclear Doctrine Review: Don’t Leave It to the Hawks!

That the BJP government will carry out a nuclear doctrine review as it stated in its manifesto is certain.…

Unity Is the Need of the Hour in Kyrgyzstan

For the betterment of Central Asia in general and Kyrgyzstan in particular, both the Kyrgyz and Uzbek people need to reconcile their differences.…

Three Hurdles to Realize a Collective Security Arrangement in Japan

The increasing tension in East Asia in recent years prompts the Japanese Government to accelerate examination of its national security system.…

A New Recession and a New World Devoid of Washington’s Arrogance?

A final number for real US GDP growth in the first quarter of 2014 was released on June 25. The number is not the 2.6% growth rate predicted by the…

Can Putin’s Diplomacy Prevail over Washington’s Coercion?

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is trying to save the world from war. We should all help him. …

Washington Is Beating The War Drums 

Washington Is Beating The War Drums 

US war doctrine has been changed. US nuclear weapons have been elevated to the role of preemptive nuclear attack. …

Russia to Expand Its Sphere of Influence in Nicaragua

As the world has its eyes set on the ongoing Crimean crisis, Russia has set out to expand its influence in Nicaragua. …

Who Is More Exceptional: The United States or Russia?

Who Is More Exceptional: The United States or Russia?

I was going to write a commentary about President Obama’s nationalistic, jingoist, militaristic, and American-exceptionalist speech at West Point...…

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