Where Are the Women in US Foreign Policy debate?

By Jasmin Ramsey  WASHINGTON (IPS) – Women are running some of the United States’ most prominent foreign policy focused think tanks, leading groundbreaking foreign policy initiatives, and reporting from the front lines of... Read more »

Professor who defeated controversial terrorism charges, is deported from US

By Murtaza Hussain & Glenn Greenwald In 2003, Sami Al-Arian was a professor at the University of South Florida, a legal resident of the U.S. since 1975, and one of the most prominent... Read more »

US to pay Iran $11.9 billion

Washington: Obama administration will pay the Iranian regime $490 million in cash assets, as part of its negotiations deal with the country. When talks in end in June a total of $11.9 billion... Read more »

Australia and US vote against Palestine UN resolution on Israel

United Nations Security Council has failed to adopt a draft resolution demanding Israel end the occupation of Palestinian territories within two years as Australia and the United States vote against the proposal in New York... Read more »

NATO formally ends Afghan War, with 41 Australian dead

US marks end of Afghan war and begins Support mission KABUL (Afghanistan) — The U.S. led 13-year war in Afghanistan formally came to an end with a modest flag-lowering ceremony in Kabul... Read more »

A Pakistani writes from inside Guantanamo

‘The dreadful experience of the last decade has shown me that I will never receive just treatment from the American government. Now, my only hope is that my own country will listen.’... Read more »

Taliban indoctrinates kids with American-produced jihadist textbooks

By Ishaan Tharoor — After the United States helped chase out the Taliban government in Afghanistan in 2001, it came across a legacy of its earlier intervention in the region. As The... Read more »

Frightening reality that haunts the Middle East

According to the Global Terrorism Index of the Institute for Economics and Peace, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks and the US spending of $4.4 trillion on the forever war and all-consuming... Read more »

Pakistan taking decisive action against militants: General Raheel

WASHINGTON – Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has said that Pakistan is taking decisive and indiscriminate action against Taliban militants including the Haqqani network. Speaking at a banquet held... Read more »

USA and China: Where do they stand?

By Yasmeen Aftab Ali APEC Summit, Asia Pivot and US midterm elections Republicans have swept in with 52 seats in the Senate. For the first time since 2006 they have a majority... Read more »

Mid-Term U.S. Elections: A Huge Setback for Democratic Party

By Saeed Qureshi – – The midterm elections in the United States conducted on June 4, have placed the Republicans as the majority party in the Senate. The Republicans also were leading... Read more »

United States – Sri Lanka Business and Investment Dialogue

Washington DC – United States and Sri Lanka, in a recent meeting, have discussed progress on trade and investment issues to foster economic growth and provide a strong foundation for greater economic... Read more »

Noam Chomsky Blasts United States for Supporting Israel

As U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announces plans to set up an investigation into the attacks on United Nations facilities during Israel’s recent assault on the Gaza Strip, world-renowned political dissident Noam Chomsky recently spoke... Read more »

‘Homeland’ inaccurately portrays Islamabad

The show's clear lack of homework on Pakistan is astounding; the setting, the characters, and the language that Homeland tries to pass off as "local" are all foreign to me. It would... Read more »

Indo-US encirclement Plans

by Asif Haroon Raja This US agenda for Pakistan prepared by the neo-cons after 9/11 was similar to that applied throughout the broader Middle East Central Asian region. US strategy, supported by... Read more »

Are you funding the ISIS?

Who is behind it?   Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh’s New Yorker article titled, “The Redirection: Is the Administration’s new policy benefiting our enemies in the war on terrorism?”, and quoted by... Read more »