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Salman Rafi Sheikh

Salman Rafi Sheikh

New Eastern Outlook

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G7: High on rhetoric, low on delivery

When leaders of the Group of 7 (G7) recently met in Italy to discuss various challenges facing them, the outcome was more rhetoric than action. The...

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Salman Rafi Sheikh

Biden Has Failed Big Time in the Middle East

On May 31, US President Joe Biden made a crucial announcement regarding Israel’s acceptance of a “lasting” ceasefire in Gaza. Later that day,...

13.06.2024 20

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Salman Rafi Sheikh

Netanyahu killing Palestinians for his political survival

Political tensions in Israel, especially those pushing Prime Minister Netanyahu to the corner, are at the heart of Israel’s relentless killing of...

07.06.2024 40

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Salman Rafi Sheikh

The Geopolitics of the “KazanForum”: Countering Isolation with Expansion

Even though the recently held “Russia-Islamic World” meeting, also known as the “Kazan Forum”, was a big hit with over 20 thousand...

30.05.2024 10

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Pakistani political parties have much to learn from Turkey's AKP

29.05.2024 40

Nikkei Asian Review

Salman Rafi Sheikh

Xi’s Visit to Europe Challenges “De-Coupling”

The timing of Biden’s recent tariff hike on Chinese Electric Vehicles (EVs) imported to the US could not have been more impeccable. It was meant to...

26.05.2024 50

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Why is France sending troops to Ukraine?

France has become the first NATO country to send its troops to Ukraine to fight the Russian military forces. This decision is a NATO decision, i.e., a...

22.05.2024 50

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Salman Rafi Sheikh

Global Competition for Re-making the Middle East

Amongst the issues that Israel’s genocidal war on Gaza has exposed is the hollowness of the Western liberal ideas of free speech. That the...

15.05.2024 100

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Palestine and the downfall of neoliberal democracy

The colossal level of the West-backed destruction of life in Palestine and the (im)moral and material support the state of Israel has received from...

07.05.2024 80

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Will US military funding make any difference in Ukraine?

The US Congress’ passage of the Ukraine military aid bill – which would see the US spending US$ 60 billion to directly or indirectly arm the...

30.04.2024 70

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Can Biden reset US ties with Turkey?

US President Joe Biden is all set to host Turkey’s Erdoğan in the White House on the 9th of May. This visit is being seen by many as Biden’s...

25.04.2024 60

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Pakistan's national parties never mind the Balochs

Political abandonment of country's largest province only feeds discontent

27.03.2024 40

Nikkei Asian Review

Salman Rafi Sheikh

New Pakistan PM's foreign policy must focus on trade, not insurgents

Country cannot afford confrontational stance with three neighbors at once

20.02.2024 20

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Expelling Afghan refugees won't boost Pakistan's security

Mass repatriation is creating a recruitment opportunity for militant groups

13.01.2024 20

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