A prospect of a peaceful Afghanistan is only realistic if the Taliban breaks ties with other terrorist groups, agrees to a ceasefire and joins the intra-Afghan peace talks.
War-ravaged eastern Ukraine is facing an ecological disaster that could become a “second Chernobyl.”
If we take Mike Pompeo’s words seriously, either Sri Lanka is in the West or — and this seems more logical — the West is in Sri Lanka, in ways that no all Easterners may appreciate.
Terrorism always has its reasons, but this well-coordinated campaign of bombings in Sri Lanka defies the understanding of all observers.
In this edition of the Interview, Fair Observer talks to Gilbert Achcar, professor of international relations at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London.
Trump thinks the war in Yemen is just another extension of America First, which also seems to mean the “president first.”
With the MENA region quickly becoming Russia’s most profitable destina tion in terms of exporting arms, the correlation of foreign policy interests is clear.
It is important that any peace deal should further legitimize the current state, strengthen the post-2001 democratization process and include all the parties involved in the conflict.
In the shifting sands of the power play unfolding in Afghanistan, New Delhi remains a mere spectator.
By giving America its dumbest and cruelest wars, the best and brightest left room for a dumber and crueler leader to end them.