Local Afghans in Brussels protest against Taliban government

Brussels, Belgium: Afghan locals living in Belgium protested against the takeover by Taliban on Afghanistan and formation of its government without including any other party. Afghan diaspora also protested against Pakistan for encouraging terrorism in Afghanistan by supporting the Taliban. The protest took place in front of the European Parliament […]

U.S. and China Reach Deal to Block Myanmar’s Junta From U.N.

The arrangement, which was described by multiple diplomatic sources and representatives of advocacy groups familiar with internal deliberations, has been informally endorsed by representatives of the European Union, members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, and Russia. It comes as the U.N. General Assembly plans to announce the appointment […]

Welcome to the Era of Dictator Inflation

The geopolitical order is clearly in flux, and democracies are losing ground globally. Yet perceptions may be changing faster than reality. As I argued in a recent essay, Russia, China, and other authoritarian powers have grown increasingly skillful at puffing themselves up to look more economically, politically, and militarily powerful […]

Pakistan Might Soon Regret Its Win in Afghanistan

Pakistan’s deep state has indeed secured the expanded strategic reach it so desperately craved against India and will almost certainly use the Afghan territory as a safe haven for anti-India terrorist groups, as it did the last time the Taliban were in power. Pakistan has also succeeded in proving its […]

China Stops Usage Of English In Educational Institutions To Counter ‘Western Influence’

China is rejecting the use of the English language in its educational institutions as a part of a battle against Western influence. The impact of English is reshaping China’s social, cultural, economic, and political landscape, according to Li Yuan, writing in The New York Times. China’s reform and opening-up policies, […]