This tag is associated with 22 posts

Pakistan’s Finance Minister Wants Investors To Bet On Pakistan — And Feel Safe Doing So

By Nikkei Asian Review Pakistan’s government has its hands full. The cabinet of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, formed in June 2013, is simultaneously attempting to spark economic growth, privatize state-owned companies, resolve energy shortages and deal with extremists within and around the nation’s borders. As Finance Minister Ishaq Dar made clear in two wide-ranging conversations with … Continue reading

Adding More Proof ‘War Is Over’ Is A Myth, NATO Commander Warns Of Inevitable Deaths To Come

By Sarah Lazare The public should expect more U.S military casualties in Afghanistan, the top commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) recently warned, in the latest sign that, despite U.S. claims, the war is not actually over. “All of us as commanders have reminded our senior leadership … the war in Afghanistan has not … Continue reading

2014: The Year That U.S.-Led Capitalism Exposed As Root Of Global Conflict – OpEd

By Finian Cunningham Historians may look back on 2014 as a defining watershed in geopolitical events, the year when the limit of American power was exposed as a waning entity and the contemporary root of global conflict. It was the centennial anniversary of the First World War when Great Powers back then were similarly exposed in … Continue reading

Libya: Rewiring A Country’s Brain – OpEd

By Linda Housman Just prior to the NATO invasion in Libya, an international delegation of medical professionals reported that few nations lived in the comfort that the Libyan people enjoyed. Meanwhile the United Nations was preparing to bestow an award on Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and the Libyan Jamahiriya for their achievements in the area of … Continue reading

The Silk Road Project And Opportunities To Improve Sino-Turkish Relations

By Selcuk Colakoglu Turkey’s Contemporary Silk Road Project and China’s project named ‘One Belt and One Road’, or the ‘Silk Road Economic Belt’ (SREB), are providing both sides with great opportunities. Indeed, the construction of the ‘Contemporary Silk Road’ has been a matter of debate since early 1990s, but the project is yet to be … Continue reading

U.S.-Saudi Oil Play Is Economic Warfare

Lawrence Wilkerson: The target of low oil prices is Russia and Iran, throwing their economies into turmoil and opening their doors to sovereign raiders. . Video: Interview with Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to United States Secretary of State Colin Powell.  Courtesy of The Real News Network (TRNN). PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to The … Continue reading

After Over 13 Years, The U.S. And NATO Formally End Mission In Afghanistan

After over 13 years, the US and NATO have formally ended their war in Afghanistan. As the Taliban expands its power in the region, fears are growing over whether Afghan forces will be able to maintain security. “Resolute Support [mission] will serve as the bedrock of an enduring partnership” between NATO and Afghanistan, Gen. John … Continue reading

Russia’s Turn Towards Afghanistan

By Salman Rafi Sheikh Contrary to popular perceptions about Russia’s lack of interest in Afghanistan, she has been gradually and imperceptibly making its headway into Afghanistan particularly since the US’ announcement of withdrawal from Afghanistan. Since at least 2007, when Russia established its Embassy in Afghanistan, she has been trying to regain its foot there, and has been … Continue reading

Pentagon Says Four Afghan Guantanamo Detainees Repatriated

The Pentagon says four detainees held at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. military detention facility have been repatriated to Afghanistan. A Pentagon statement said on December 20 said the men — Shawali Khan, Khi Ali Gul, Abdul Ghani, and Muhammad Saeed — had been moved from the prison after a comprehensive review of their case. An … Continue reading

Free Fall Of The Ruble: Who’s Behind It? A Ploy of Russia’s Economic Wizards? Whose Chess Game?

The world is still hell-bent for hydrocarbon-based energy. Russia is one of the world’s largest producer of energy. Russia has recently announced that in the future she will no longer trade energy in US dollars, but in rubles and currencies of the trading partners. In fact, this rule will apply to all trading. Russia and … Continue reading

Follow Us On Social Media

Google Translate

Like Us On Facebook

The SSE Intl Roadshow

The Saudi Stock Exchange International Roadshow

Our Discussion Groups

Facebook Group
LinkedIn Group

Follow EMerging Equity on

Our Social Media Readers


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 229 other followers