Asia

At Davos, China Offered Hope While Trump Scapegoated China for America’s Internal Decline

The World Economic Forum in Davos is increasingly becoming something of an old fashioned ‘boys club’, more intent on self-congratulatory statements than meaningful proposals and ideas which can move the world forward into the age of prosperity derived from respectful inter-connectivity. This may be one of the reasons why China’s […]

Pakistan and Turkey to Sign Free Trade Agreement–Iran Is The Only Missing Piece

Turkey and Pakistan are about to enter an intensive period of talks regarding a proposed bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) between the two states. Based on the enthusiasm displayed in Islamabad and Ankara for Beijing’s One Belt–One Road trading initiative, combined with the historic good will between the two countries, […]

Afghanistan’s Return To Carnage and America’s Most Devious “Forgotten War”

Today’s massive car bombing in central Kabul has already taken nearly 100 lives. This death toll is expected to rise within the coming hours. Today’s blast followed a large scale attack on the Inter-Continental Hotel Kabul where Taliban gunmen killed over 40 civilians. #Breaking Explosion rocks #Kabul City pic.twitter.com/Gl2UYxe57L — Zalmay.Akbar […]