October 2015



Partition Syria to crush the Islamic State

By James Dobbins As top diplomats from the United States, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Iran and Europe assemble in Vienna for talks aimed a fashioning a political solution to the war in Syria, it’s difficult…







Afghanistan Looks to Russia for Military Hardware

Kabul, Afghanistan, battered by worsening security, is reaching out to an old ally and patron—Russia—just as the Kremlin is seeking to reassert its position as a heavyweight on the world stage. President Ashraf Ghani has…


47 militants killed in Afghanistan airstrikes

Kabul, At least 47 Taliban militants were killed in Afghanistan air strikes in Lashkar Gah, capital of Helmand province, an army source said on Saturday. “The army attacked Taliban hideouts in Baba Jee area outside…