Geopolitical Insights

Geopolitical Insights

Blood, oil, and sand: The US' colonisation of Iraq

What are US troops doing in Iraq in the first place? And do they have a right to be there?

2d ago

‘Russia has my blood’

Alexei Navalny in an interview with Dozhd TV in October 2020, two months after he was poisoned with a Novichok nerve agent.

2d ago

Gaza, guns, and capitalism

The US government cannot go against gun factory owners.

1w ago

Putin’s interview and the West’s extraordinary outrage

The media’s job to interview geopolitical adversaries.

1w ago

Red Sea Geopolitics / The colour of war?

Today’s Red Sea skirmishes raise multifaceted concerns, which range from the war in Gaza widening and awakening old wounds, to geopolitical frontlines being rewritten by shifting chokepoints.

1w ago

Opinion / Ranking the 5 ‘dirtiest’ elections in Pakistan history

Mirror Mirror on the wall, who’s the unfairest of them all?

2w ago

The US should deal with Iran politically and diplomatically, not militarily

The Arab states in the region do not favour the US escalation of force in the region.

2w ago

For crisis-hit Pakistan, elections may not lead to a meaningful alternative

Pakistan is increasingly becoming the working-class backyard of international capital.

2w ago

Pakistan elections 2024: Widespread exclusion of the Trans community

On polling day, trans people fear having difficulties accessing polling booths due to discrimination.

2w ago

Pakistan elections 2024: Recurring rigging

Pakistan is following behind within South Asia, especially Bangladesh.

2w ago

Trump’s impunity and the Republican Party meltdown

Trump is more a symptom rather than the cause of the current political crisis in the US.

2w ago

What does President Biden's letter to PM Hasina mean?

US-Bangladesh relations didn't need to be normalised.

2w ago

We see you, Joe

What’s the point of sanctioning the sideshow while actively aiding the main show to go on?

2w ago

The conviction of Imran Khan and after

Khan has been accused of using a diplomatic document for his political objectives and misplacing the secret communication.

3w ago

Can the Labour Party salvage the UK’s diminishing global relevance?

The Conservative and Labour Party both seem to echo a similar rhetoric when it comes to their foreign policy.

3w ago

Making sense of the Pakistan-Iran stand-off

Could Pakistan have done without a kinetic response? 

3w ago

Iran-Pakistan tensions: Mending fences

Pakistan and Iran have managed to handle a potentially explosive crisis.

3w ago

The international contradictions of asymmetrical warfare in Yemen

Understanding Yemen's history allows us to understand the recent strikes by the US and the UK.

3w ago
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