Raj Kumar Sharma writes: Recently, Chinese President Xi Jinping became the first foreign leader to visit Iran after the Western sanctions were lifted from the country.
Raj Kumar Sharma writes: Dangers of Syria’s internationalised conflict have become manifest with the recent tensions between Russia and Turkey. Russia has decided to resort to economic warfare against Turkey after Ankara shot down a Russian SU-24 warplane operating in Syria over allegations of violating Turkish airspace.
The ISIS has claimed it is closer to buying a nuclear bomb from Pakistan and smuggling it into the US. In an article, titled the “The Perfect Storm” apparently penned by British hostage John Cantlie for the terror group’s magazine, Dabiq, they say that the scenario is ‘more possible today than it was just one year ago’. In this exclusive article for the USI, Colonel GG Pamidi states that while the risks of ISIS getting a nuclear bomb are small, they are not zero.