Central Asia

How Come Central Asian States have Become a B...

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Even before the recent terrorist attack in Stockholm, during which a Central Asian native drove a truck in a crowd of pedestrians at high speed, other immigrants from the region were suspected of launching two terrorist attacks…

Afghanistan Mazar-e Sharif Attack: US-Backed ...

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It was just recently that the United States deployed its GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) weapon against alleged tunnels belonging to the Islamic State terrorist organization in Afghanistan. The strike was…

The Political Dimension of Hydrocarbon Trade ...

234231232132Central Asia is strategically important for Russia in terms of security. It plays the role of a sort of buffer between Russia and countries like Afghanistan, Pakistan etc., where the threat of terrorism is strong…

Afghanistan: Why Did the US Deploy its Larges...

46134213123123Sixteen years onward and the US is no closer to its alleged goal of creating a stable Afghanistan free of terrorist organizations using its territory to stage attacks  regionally and globally. Thousands of US troops still…

Afghanistan: A Russian Peace For An American ...

5463452342343“In a stark admission….” this is how Fox News in the United States presented the statement, by the American General, Nicholson, in command of American occupation forces in Afghanistan, that America was faced with a “stalemate” in…

Afghanistan – ‘Small’ Western Propaganda Lies...

1135Ask anyone on the streets of Kabul about the revolutions that in recent years transformed huge parts of Latin America, and the chances are you’ll encounter a blank stare. Perhaps mentioning Cuba could evoke at least some…

US Presence in Korea Drives Instability

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US and European interests continue to portray the government and nation of North Korea as a perpetual security threat to both Asia and the world. Allegations regarding the nation’s nuclear weapon and ballistic missile programs…

SIGAR Report Notes US Failures in Afghanistan

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A report of Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), especially prepared for the US Congress and the Trump administration, finds what should be called a magnanimous failure of the US in achieving any of…

Radical Terrorism is Spreading Like a Plague ...

345234234234It’s been noted time and time again that extremist terrorist groups are shifting their main targets from the Middle East – where they have suffered heavy losses – to other parts of the world. According to the Cheng Guoping…

Will Trump Have the Courage to Sound a Retrea...

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The war in Afghanistan is not just the longest and most expensive American war to date, it also seems that it can be carried on indefinitely, largely due to the fact that it resembles the catastrophe  US troops faced in…

Finding a Lesser Evil in Afghanistan

43342423423On October 7, 2001, the United States launched an armed invasion of Afghanistan that was allegedly aimed at destroying Al-Qaeda. Fifteen years after this act of aggression, presented as a response to the 9/11 attacks in New York and…

3 Realities You Aren’t Being Told About...

4232312312US commander of US Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A) General John Nicholson’s December 2016 briefing was paradoxical and perhaps indicative of the bankrupted foreign policy that defines America’s occupation…


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