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Hard-pedaling Soft Power, China Helps Launch $13B Belt and Road Rail Project in Malaysia

KUANTAN, MALAYSIA China and Malaysia broke ground on Wednesday on a $13 billion rail project linking peninsular Malaysia’s east and west, the largest such project in the country and a major part of Beijing’s Belt and Road infrastructure push.

The …

Skepticism Abounds as Pakistani Terrorists Move into Politics

A Pakistani group designated by the United States as a terrorist organization has announced it is forming a political party to make Pakistan “a real Islamic and welfare state.”

The group Jamaat-ud-Dawa has been listed as a sponsor of terrorism …

Skepticism Abounds as Pakistani Terrorists Move into Politics

A Pakistani group designated by the United States as a terrorist organization has announced it is forming a political party to make Pakistan “a real Islamic and welfare state.”

The group Jamaat-ud-Dawa has been listed as a sponsor of terrorism …

Frustrated with Trump, McCain Unveils Afghan War Strategy

WASHINGTON In a rebuke of President Donald Trump, Arizona Sen. John McCain declared Thursday that “America is adrift in Afghanistan” as he unveiled a war strategy of his own that includes more U.S. combat forces and greater counterterrorism efforts.

McCain, …

Pakistan’s Sharif Criticizes Supreme Court For Forcing Him From Office

Deposed Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif criticized the country’s Supreme Court for disqualifying him from office over undisclosed wealth on the second day of his “caravan of democracy” on August 10.Sharif stopped for the night in the town of Jhel…