South Asia

Everything that informs geopolitics can be found in South Asia: challenging demographics, geographic diversity, and contentious, ill-defined borders.


Russia allegedly transports 6 Syrian jets to Iran after Israeli attack: media

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:30 P.M.) – Earlier this month, the Israeli Air Force carried out a powerful attack on a Syrian military site that stored several aircraft, including six MiG-29...

Does Size Matter? North Korea’s Newest ICBM

BY: MICHAEL ELLEMANOCTOBER 21, 2020MILITARY AFFAIRS, WMDDuring its October 10 celebration of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Workers’ Party of Korea, North Korea paraded its newest...

Iraq’s Kata’ib Hezbollah warns of ‘tougher’ war if US troops refuse to leave

Iraq’s anti-terror Kata’ib Hezbollah group, a faction of the country’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) or Hashd al-Sha’abi, has warned that a “tougher and stronger” confrontation awaits US forces should...
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif departs from the 2019 Climate Action Summit, New York, September 23,2019. (photo Peter Foley/EPA-EFE/REX)

Proposed China-Iran deal is bad news for Israel

The American “maximum pressure” campaign has clearly had a major impact on Iran, but a massive influx of Chinese investments will go a long way towards undoing it.   With Iran and...

Iran announces joint project with Saudi Arabia in Persian Gulf

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:05 P.M.) – On Saturday, the Iranian authorities announced the installation of a housing platform in the joint field with Saudi Arabia and in the Gulf.“The weight...

Arak nuclear plant producing heavy water 24/7: AEOI

Arak nuclear plant producing heavy water 24/7: AEOI MNA – The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran announced in a statement on Sunday that the Arak Heavy Water Complex is...

Iِranian Defense Ministry produces high-quality test kits

Second Brigadier General Amiri from the Defense Ministry said the homegrown test kit is being endorsed by the Health Ministry. Amiri said this is the second generation of test kits...

World’s Biggest Methanol Plant Opens in Iran

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iranian president on Thursday inaugurated the world’s largest methanol producing plant in the country’s southern province of Bushehr.In a ceremony held via videoconference on Thursday,...

IRGC General: Civil Unrest May Erupt in US

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A deputy commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps raised the possibility of deepening crisis and eruption of civil unrest in the US following the controversial...

Iran to enhance explosive power of missile warheads: DM

Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says Iran is planning to increase the explosive power of its missile warheads and boost their speed. Announcing defense projects for the current Persian...

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British electric trains stop and switch to diesel due to record energy prices

The UK’s largest rail freight company has suspended the use of electric trains and switched to diesel locomotives. The company could not withstand the...

China Wants To Export New Modular Rifles

Air Show China 2021 turned into a spectacular advertisement for the country’s exportable military products. This was obvious from the start with the emphasis...

Dmitry Peskov: Kremlin rejects ‘unrealistic’ prospect of imposing penalties in Russia for refusing jab

The Kremlin does not deem it possible to impose penalties in Russia on citizens who refuse to get vaccinated against coronavirus because this measure...

Turkey requests to buy 40 US F-16 fighter planes

Turkey has requested to purchase 40 US-made F-16 fighter jets and dozens of modernization kits for aircraft it already owns, according to reports in both the...

China has won the AI battle against the US – Pentagon ex-software chief

China has won the artificial intelligence battle with the United States and is heading towards global dominance because of its technological advances, the Pentagon's...