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Pakistan: Allah, Army and America continue to remain relevant

By Col (Dr) Tej Kumar Tikoo (Retd.) Date : 21 Apr , 2016         History of Pakistan since its independence has been one of a vassal state, mostly of the U.S., which used its (Pakistan’s) pre-eminent geo-strategic location … Continue reading

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QALAMOUN SHIELD FORCES. WHAT IS IT?

The group includes approximately 2800 fighters, most of whom are volunteers from the eastern towns of Al-Qalamoun, along with a few hundred former fighters from the Free Syrian Army (FSA). A number of FSA fighters had joined the QSF after a reconciliation agreement with the Syrian government. Continue reading

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Seven Conflicts of Concern for the U.S. Military by D. Stiegman

Small War Journals  Small Wars Journal this month is presenting a long paper examining seven flashpoints around the globe that contain the potential to break into open warfare that draws in the United States.  While the paper seems a bit like … Continue reading

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Does the US Really Want To Pick A Side In A Sunni/Shia War?

STEVE HYND Intelligence Analysis Robert Kaplan had a real thought-provoker at RealClearWorld over the weekend – his thesis, that the US and its Western allies would be poorly served by picking a side in the growing Sunni/Shia feud which has already … Continue reading

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Pouring oil over raging fires — Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2013324story_24-3-2013_pg3_2 Gwadar with deeper Chinese involvement will become the new battleground of Baloch nationalism versus the Pakistani establishment and Chinese interests When a person, in his opening lines,  terms the May 28, 1998 Chaghai nuclear explosion as historic, it creates misgivings … Continue reading

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Military Experts explain why China increases defense spending

Fu Ying, spokeswoman of the First Session of the 12th National People’s Congress (NPC), told reporters from Reuters at noon of March 4, 2013 that China adheres to a national defense policy of peaceful development. She emphasized that China’s move … Continue reading

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U.S. Overseas Military Presence What Are the Strategic Choices?

U.S. Overseas Military Presence What Are the Strategic Choices?.

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DIA Equals CIA, to surpass it soon

  Intelligence Report   The Pentagon will send hundreds of additional spies overseas as part of an ambitious plan to assemble an espionage network that rivals the CIA in size, U.S. officials said. The project is aimed at transforming the … Continue reading

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Afghan fuel records go missing

Afghan fuel records go missing Report What happened to almost $475 million worth of oil destined for the Afghan National Army – that’s what the Special Investigator General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) would like to know. According to the report … Continue reading

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