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China has become the third larger exporter of arms in the world, … Continue reading Signal: A View from China – its Rising Arms Exports

Executive summary

The current and coming impacts of climate change are becoming equivalent to those of a long bombing. This can be seen with the damages wrought in Texas, Louisiana and Florida by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. In a few days, the total costs of these disasters has amounted to at least 290 billion USD,

Continue reading Climate Change: the Long Planetary Bombing

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As the noose seems to be slowly tightening around the Islamic State in Mesopotamia, it is even more important to consider the global dimension of the Khilafah. It is indeed likely that all geographical components will be used by the Islamic State in its will to counter-attack and survive.
A strong indication confirming the global character of the war waged by the Islamic State and its Khilafah came through al-Baghdadi’s 26 December 2015 audio message, … Continue reading At War against a Global Islamic State – from the Philippines and Indonesia to Bangladesh

On 20 April 2015, the Chinese President Xi Jinping and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced a common plan for developing an economic and energy corridor linking the two countries through the development of gigantic infrastructures worth 46 billion dollars (Katharine Houreld, “China and Pakistan launch economic corridor plan worth 46 billion dollars”, … Continue reading China and the New Silk Road: The Pakistani Strategy

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The first sentence of the 2006 US Quadrennial Defence Review is “The United States is a nation engaged in what will be a long war”.
Afghanistan, risk analysis
Any civilian, military or factious leader in Afghanistan, could have written almost exactly the same after thirty-five years of war. And this war still goes on, … Continue reading Afghanistan at a New Crossroad: Resource Curse or Asian integration?

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Events show that Pakistan is on the most advanced front lines of climate change. How thus should we re-read the already complex and interacting geopolitical, geostrategic and domestic situations of Pakistan and what does that mean strategically for the region and the world?

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