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Upholding The Asian Order

China’s ambition to reshape the Asian order is no secret. From the “one belt, one road” scheme to the Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, major Chinese initiatives are gradually but steadily advancing China’s strategic objective of fashioning a Sino-centric Asia. 41 more words

Asia

Finding ourselves playing the mediator

By Talat Masood

Published: January 19, 2016

rime Minister Nawaz Sharif meets Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on January 19, 2016. PHOTO: PM OFFICE… 1,077 more words

Asia

Pakistan PM voices 'deep concern' in Saudi Arabia over Iran tensions

By AFP – Jan 19,2016 -JORDAN TIMES

A photo provided by the Saudi Press Agency on Monday shows Saudi King Salman Bin Abdulaziz meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the capital Riyadh (AFP photo/SPA/HO ) 453 more words

Asia

Ending the Iran-Saudi Cold War

While unprecedented diplomacy has changed the face of United States-Iran relations over the past two years, the opposite has plagued Iranian-Saudi Arabian relations. A diplomacy deficit… 2,304 more words

Iran

Asian G-2: Modi And Abe Are Drawn Together

The nationalist premiers of Japan and India — Shinzo Abe and Narendra Modi — who are meeting this weekend in Delhi have a very different set of ideas. 48 more words

Politics

The looming August battle for the Iran nuclear deal

On Monday, almost every freshman member of the US Congress will jet off on an all-expenses paid trip to Israel for a week of briefings and lobbying intended to ensure they vote against the Iran nuclear deal agreed on 14 July. 757 more words

Iran

Charles Krauthammer: Obama’s Nixon Doctrine - Anointing Iran

Washington Post: In December, President Obama said that he wished to see Iran ultimately become a “very successful regional power.” His wish — a nightmare for the Western-oriented Arab states — is becoming a reality. 105 more words

Politics