World’s reaction to this operation has been evidently divided. US and Canada supported Israel and were critical of Hamas, Muslim world condemned and denounced Israel for its repressive and vengeful policies.
The activities of these Jihadis are dangerous not only for Iraq, but also for other countries like Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Lebanon.
Keeping in view China’s overwhelming military dominance vis-a-vis Taiwan, American intervention would be essential for the successful defense of Taiwan against China.
Historically speaking the regional divide in Ukraine between its western and eastern part had always been a strong factor of dissatisfaction among the people.
The decision by Russia to end its arms embargo on weapon sales to Pakistan must be viewed in the broader context of impending withdrawal of coalition forces from Afghanistan by the end of 2014.