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United States and South Asia : Analysis by Dr. Richard Benkin

United States and South Asia

With the United States of America (US or USA) taking a more isolationist tone and actions under President Donald Trump, it is not surprising that some South Asians are looking to other powers for support; not surprising but not wise either. People have been counting out the US since its birth when many Europeans thought the ragtag American revolutionaries would fall apart before …

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What does Jamal Kashoggi’s killing have to do with CPEC?

Journalists in Saudi Arabia

Geo-political dynamics are complicated. Take the recent accommodation between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. According to the highly prestigious Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan struck gold with the Saudis in October. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salmon (MBS) agreed that the Saudi kingdom would send Pakistan’s central bank $3 billion USD in outright aid, and would give Pakistan an extra …

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United States suspending military equipment delivery, most aid to Pakistan

United States

Taking the strictest action against Pakistan, the United States has announced that it was freezing most security aid and the delivery of military equipment because Islamabad continues to shelter terrorists despite several warnings from President Donald Trump and other leaders. “We will not be delivering military equipment or transfer security-related funds to Pakistan,” State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said on …

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Pakistan is trying to Silence Pro-US, Pro-Israel Voice

Earlier this month, the Pakistani National Assembly (NA), slavishly followed suit with most of the Muslim world and the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in condemning United States President Donald Trump’s declaration that recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “Debate” on the resolution was characterised by threats of violence and knee-jerk condemnation of the United States (US) and Israel. The resolution itself called the US …

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