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Opinion: Republicans didn’t really want to cut the military budget after all

By Jonathan Guyer The new conservative House of Representatives has taken power and is ready to take on President Joe Biden and his foreign policy. As part of the deal that emerged as Rep. Kevin McCarthy persevered…
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“The Foreign Affairs”: The ‘Golden Days’ of U.S. Sanctions may Soon be Over

Sanctions have long been the United States’ favored diplomatic weapon. The Biden administration’s response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a case in point: it immediately imposed a raft of punitive economic measures on Moscow and rallied…
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Opinion: America First is Everyone Else Last

By James Smith The US is pursuing a global campaign to try and contain the rise of China. To do so, the Joe Biden administration has sought to enlist allies and has significantly pushed for transatlantic cooperation. Because of the war in…
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Opinion: China’s Game in Afghanistan Seems to Fade after Attack on Chinese Nationals

Source: The Print Editorial China’s plan of reviving its relationship and extracting benefits from the Afghan Taliban seems to be fading away, especially after the recent explosion of the ‘Kabul Hotel’, which is seen as an attack…
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Modern U.S. warmongering is scaring Henry Kissinger

By Caitlin A. Johnstone In a new interview with The Wall Street Journal, immortal Hague fugitive Henry Kissinger says the U.S. is acting in a crazy and irrational way that has brought it to the edge of war with Russia and China: Mr.…
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Opinion: Pakistan’s Top Gun Seeks U.S.-China Balance Before Retirement

by Wajahat Saeed Khan With the clock ticking on his expected retirement, Pakistan's all-powerful army chief, Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa, paid a long-delayed visit to Washington in early October. Some saw it as a valedictory trip. Others…
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Opinion: Biden’s UN Speech Shows the Limits of his Foreign Policy

By Charles Tian On September 21, US President Joe Biden delivered his widely-watched speech before the 77th Session of the UN General Assembly. He devoted the bulk of it to condemning Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, but he also included…
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NATO isn’t a defensive pact but an aggressive bloc dedicated to expanding hegemony and Western values

An international gathering of youth is usually taken as an opportunity to promote exchanges and mutual understanding. But this was not the case at the NATO Youth Summit held late last month. Instead, NATO Secretary-General Jens…
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Business as usual? Arms sales of SIPRI Top 100 arms companies continue to grow amid pandemic

by : sipri , STOCKHOLM INTERNATIONAL PEACE RESEARCH INSTITUTE (Stockholm, 6 December 2021) Sales of arms and military services by the industry’s 100 largest companies totalled $531 billion in 2020—an increase of 1.3 per cent in real…
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The Footsteps of ISIS in Afghanistan

by : Mohammad Hossein Jafarian The viewpoints of Moscow, Tehran and even Delhi and Beijing against the Taliban have surprised many these days. Strangely enough, the United States and Pakistan have the same idea, as well. This is the…