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A Seismic Geopolitical Shift Is Underway In South Asia

January 28, 2018 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ For the second time in two weeks, Iranian intelligence forces have seized consignments of weapons moving into Iran from Pakistan. In the first instance, Iran seized explosives and communications equipment allegedly belonging to a splinter group of the virulently anti-Shia Jundallah Islamic group, which operates in Pakistan and conducts attacks […]

Why Trump Is Right About Pakistan

January 4, 2018 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ In his first Tweet of 2018, President Donald Trump highlighted the chronic Pakistani duplicity in regard to the war in Afghanistan: “The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, […]

Will Pakistan Be The Next Syria-like Battleground?

November 27, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ China is nervous. Over the last few months, the Chinese have encouraged and participated in talks between Iranian and Pakistani officials about the increasing tension along their joint border in Pakistan’s southwest province of Balochistan. The Chinese are concerned about their multi-billion-dollar investment in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which […]

Balochistan: A Wider Strategic Context In The Afghanistan Debate

June 10, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ Yes, the primary mission is still to protect the homeland by preventing Afghanistan from being used again as a safe haven for terrorists to attack the U.S. or our allies. And, yes, troop levels and the operational tempo have always been predicated on a single proposition, to buy enough time so […]

Pakistan Sees No Role For The U.S. In The Future Of Afghanistan

May 30, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ Pakistan sees no role for the U.S. in the future of Afghanistan If you want to understand the foreign policy of Pakistan, look to the Pakistani military. If you want to understand the views of the Pakistani military, look to the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and its new chief, Lieutenant General […]

The Lesson Of Lahore

April 6, 2016 by

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By Herbert London ~ In a statement that reveals yet again how out of touch the administration is, Josh Earnest, (pictured) White House spokesman, said that the massive suicide bombing in Lahore, in which 70 people were killed and about 300 injured, didn’t simply target Christians since many Muslims were victims as well. Yet the […]

Our World: In Pakistan, They Trust

January 14, 2016 by

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By Caroline Glick ~ It is a testament to the precarious state of the world today that in a week that saw North Korea carry out a possible test of a hydrogen bomb, the most frightening statement uttered did not come from Pyongyang. It came from Pakistan. Speaking in the military garrison town of Rawalpindi, […]

What Creed Demanded These Children Be Killed?

December 19, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The Sydney chocolate shop murders were in no way the worst atrocities committed by Islamists this week: These heartbreaking images above show the innocent victims gunned down by in a Taliban raid on a Pakistani school that left 148 children dead as grief-stricken families bury their dead and spoke of their […]

ISIS Eyes Nuclear Armed Pakistan

November 3, 2014 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ Pakistan’s use of Islamic militancy as an instrument of its foreign policy, including knowingly playing host to Osama bin Laden, may now pose a looming threat to its own national security. According to Pakistani sources, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is gaining strength in Pakistan. Altaf Hussain, […]

PFC Bowe Bergdahl – AWOL or DESERTER

June 8, 2014 by

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I got a call on Friday from Dave Rutherford, who last year retired from hosting his own radio show in Canada. I was a regular guest speaking about various security incidents and issues around the world and always felt he was a stand-up guy for a journalist, which is not a profession I have a […]

Brutal Intolerance

July 16, 2012 by

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Brutal intolerance Leaders from groups like CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations), ISNA (Islamic Society of North America), and their politically correct enablers, are quick to call anyone who dares criticize radical Islam “intolerant” But if you really want to see brutal, hateful intolerance, at its worst and most horrific, read the story below that the […]

The Pakistan Conundrum

September 22, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba The answer to whether Pakistan is our friend is “It depends.” That’s an apt description of U.S.-Pakistani relations over the years, but one thing is sure, Pakistan believes it is surrounded by enemies in general and fears India in particular. With a mindset like that, friendship is not a priority, but survival—even […]

Uncle Jay Explains the Osama Versions: May 9, 2011 – Video

May 9, 2011 by

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Uploaded by UncleJayExplains Osama-Rama! Osama is now like Elvis, enjoying a great popular surge thanks to the ultimate career move. Uncle Jay explains every version of exactly what happened! Uncle Jay Explains the Osama Versions: May 9, 2011      

Bin Laden’s Death Was Overdue – Video

May 5, 2011 by

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Bill Hemmer Interviews Dr. Zuhdi Jasser on Muslim Reaction Around The World to Bin Laden Killing AIFD President, M. Zuhdi Jasser, discusses implications for Muslims around the world to the killing of UBL and the next steps. Bill Hemmer Interviews Dr. Zuhdi Jasser on Musl…, Bin Laden’s death was overdue Now’s the time for America […]

The Death of Osama bin Laden

May 2, 2011 by

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from VOA News: News by VOA News 0545 UTC – The United States is warning its citizens around the world to be on the alert for potential anti-American violence in response to the announcement of Osama bin Laden’s death. The State Department issued a statement early Monday saying U.S. citizens in sensitive locations “are strongly […]

OSAMA BIN LADEN IS DEAD! – Breaking News – Continuing Links + Updates to 5/13/11

May 1, 2011 by

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BREAKING NEWS! Great News!!!! Osama Bin Laden is dead! Updates will be posted as they occur. Confirmed from six reliable sources that Osama was killed by an American bomb about a week ago. The Military have been waiting for confirmation from DNA testing for positive proof before making an announcement. Update #1 There are conflicting […]

Hoyer Says Federal Budget May Not Be Balanced for 20 Years + More

March 8, 2011 by

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Email  E-Brief from CNSNews.com Hoyer Says Federal Budget May Not Be Balanced for 20 Years Washington (CNSNews.com) House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said on Tuesday it may take as many as 20 years to balance the federal budget after years of deficit spending in Washington. Hoyer noted that even his 20-year estimate was based […]

When Presidents Get Idealistic in the Middle East

January 30, 2011 by

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George W. Bush’s speeches during his primary run and then as the nominee show us a man very focused on domestic issues. When it comes to foreign policy some of his initiatives were to be ending the idea of nation building and getting out of Bosnia and Kosovo…why because President Clinton had US forces there […]

Voters Are Distracted In A Dangerous World

October 29, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba It is natural that Americans would be focused on the November 2nd elections, but it is worrisome that they are also distracted from a world that grows more volatile and dangerous by the day. Just across the southern border, Mexico is disintegrating into anarchy with mass murders occurring all the time. The […]

ObamaCare Trail of Destruction + More

October 8, 2010 by

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The Patriot Post Digest The Foundation “There are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.”– James Madison Government & Politics ObamaCare — Would You Like Fries With That Exemption? A silver lining of the Democrat hegemony […]

Pakistani Women Join_Special Anti-Terror Forces – Video

September 4, 2010 by

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The Ground Zero Mosque and The War of Ideas

August 28, 2010 by

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The Palestinians used this “legitimization” tactic against the nation of Israel, as did Hezbollah in southern Lebanon; now the Cordoba House instigators are using it against America. It's a a pro-fundamental Islamist/pro-Sharia “attack,” in the ideological war (or war of ideas) between fundamentalist Islam and the West.

This Week at War: War Is Hell – COIN Is Worse

August 22, 2010 by

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By Robert Haddick What will the war on terror look like after Afghanistan? Here is the latest edition of my column at Foreign Policy: Topics include: 1) How to be a good covert warrior, 2) Karzai orders his guests to leave. How to be a good covert warrior An Aug. 14 New York Times article […]

Indian Prime Minister Appeals for Calm in Kashmir

August 15, 2010 by

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By Ira Mellman [picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=Singh+Kashmir&iid=9052356″ src=”http://view3.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9052356/indian-singh-speaks-during/indian-singh-speaks-during.jpg?size=500&imageId=9052356″ width=”234″ height=”273″ /]India’s leader has used part of his Independence Day address to call for an end to violence in Kashmir. The appeal for an end to the ongoing street protests in Kashmir by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh came one day after two more protestors were killed […]