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Special Reports


Kevin Barrett

Dhu al-Qa'dah 19, 14392018-08-01

The Trump-Putin meeting in Helsinki has sent American establishmentarians into a frenzy but is the summit the beginning of new détente or mere window dressing?

Letters To The Editor

Unipolar world no more!

Abdul Hamid Khan

Dhu al-Qa'dah 08, 14382017-08-01

We are no longer living in the unipolar world, says this letter writer. Other powers—notably China, Russia and Germany—have emerged to replace US hegemony.

News & Analysis

One Belt, One Road initiative

Zia Sarhadi

Ramadan 06, 14382017-06-01

China’s One Belt, One Road initiative was launched at a grand conference in Beijing last month. The plan envisages connecting the Eurasia landmass with China, Europe and South East Asia to foster trade and economic progress.

Daily News Analysis

Tillerson made to wait, and sweat, before being granted audience with Putin

Crescent International

Rajab 15, 14382017-04-12

Russia may not be the world’s superpower but its officials from President Vladimir Putin down know how to act statesmanlike. This was evident when Rex Tillerson arrived in Moscow on April 11 for his first meeting with Russian officials after assuming the post of US Secretary of State in the Trump regime.

Daily News Analysis

Trump’s Syrian missile strikes escalate risk of Third World War

Crescent International

Rajab 14, 14382017-04-11

The April 6 illegal US missile strikes on a Syrian air base have not only put a chill on US-Russian relations, they have increased the risk of a full-fledged war between the US and Russia—essentially a Third World War.

Special Reports

The rise of Islamo-Christian civilization

Eric Walberg

Jumada' al-Ula' 04, 14382017-02-01

Both Jewish and Christian scholars have debunked the myth of the Judeo-Christian civilization. In fact, there is a rising Islamo-Christian civilization in the making.

Daily News Analysis

Washington gripped by conspiracy theories over alleged Russia hacking of 2016 election

Crescent International

Rabi' al-Awwal 13, 14382016-12-13

Some bizarre theories are doing the rounds in Washington that have even been joined by the White House. Senior government officials, members of Congress and of course the media led by the Washington Post have alleged that Russian hacking of the November 8 presidential election benefitted Donald Trump giving him victory. 

News & Analysis

Rise of Russia and the looming Balkan crisis

Umar Shahid

Safar 01, 14382016-11-01

While the rise of Russia is seen as a good sign to contain America’s belligerence, on the flip side, Moscow is courting the Serbs in Bosnia threatening the Muslim majority country in the Balkans.

Book Review

Western writers’ weak understanding of other societies

Dmitry Shlapentokh

Dhu al-Qa'dah 29, 14372016-09-01

Russian-Iranian relations form the backdrop of this review in which Western writers are found to lack understanding of other societies because they have little knowledge of local languages, culture or access to primary sources. Dmitry Shlapentokh, associate professor at Indiana State University, South Bend, Indiana, reviews Russia-Iran Relations Since the End of the Cold War by Eric D. Moore (Routledge, 2014; 242 pp., $8.84 hbk).

Letters To The Editor

Changed world

Tawfik Ahmed

Dhu al-Qa'dah 29, 14372016-09-01

Tawfik Ahmed welcomes an end to the unipolar world and unilateralism in global affairs.

News & Analysis

Theresa May: Margaret Thatcher 2?

Umar Shahid

Shawwal 27, 14372016-08-01

In selecting Theresa May as the new prime minister, the British establishment has opted for another Margaret Thatcher. Can the consequences be any different for ordinary Brits, especially Muslims?

Daily News Analysis

Putin threatens to bomb Saudis back to Stone Age unless they stop supporting terrorism

Crescent International

Rabi' al-Thani 20, 14372016-01-30

The Najdi Bedouins (aka the House of Saud) have been involved in spreading terrorism throughout their miserable existence. Russian President Vladimir Putin seems to have had enough of their barbaric practices and has threatened to bomb them back to the Stone Age unless they desist from further mischief. Najdi Bedouins, beware, you have been warned!

Special Reports

Putin’s initiative for global peace

Mirza Aslam Beg

Safar 19, 14372015-12-01

Russia’s military intervention in Syria is a deliberate act, based on years of planning. President Vladimir Putin solved most of the domestic problems in Russia, rejuvenated the armed forces, ensured security of the “near-abroad” and reached out to Afghanistan to eliminate the terror threat to his country.

Daily News Analysis

Putin at Moscow’s Grand Mosque opening ceremony

Crescent International

Dhu al-Hijjah 29, 14362015-10-13

Mosques have become battlegrounds in more places than one can imagine. In the West, regimes are refusing permission for Muslims to open new mosques...

News & Analysis

Russia changes equation in the Syrian conflict

Ahmet Aslan

Dhu al-Hijjah 17, 14362015-10-01

Russian President Vladimir Putin has served notice that he will not accept the Western engineered war on Syria to overthrow President Bashar al Asad. He has started bombing Western-backed terrorists creating panic in Western capitals...

News & Analysis

Putin’s Eurasian Union to serve Western interests

our Eurasia affairs correspondent

Dhu al-Hijjah 05, 14322011-11-01

Muslim states and many Islamic movements fail to distinguish between the erstwhile USSR and today’s Russia due to the deep-seated association of Russia with the Soviet Union. Similarly, many Muslims have not taken into account that today’s Russia does not seek to be a global power because it has accepted the dominant Western global order.

News & Analysis

OSCE: the West’s tool to legitimize the illegitimate

Tahir Mustafa

Jumada' al-Ula' 16, 14312010-05-01

One of the primary functions of international organizations is to provide legitimacy to states and governments that are subservient to the strategic interests of the West...


Is the Russian leadership divided?

Maksud Djavadov

Jumada' al-Ula' 16, 14312010-05-01

The inability to subordinate Russia to all western political demands triggered a search to find leadership cracks in Russia. In the past few months media outlets and think-tanks worldwide have indulged in the “investigative” task...


Putin’s mockery confirms decline of the sole superpower

Zafar Bangash

Rajab 17, 14282007-08-01

Perhaps never before in history has a self-declared superpower fallen from glory as precipitously as has the US. In less than 20 years it has gone from a hyperpower to being a spent force unable to deal even with such backward societies as Afghanistan and Iraq.

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