It could end up being attractive to Iran and India if they decide to play “hardball” with Russia in response to its newfound “balancing” relations with their Israeli and Pakistani nemeses and thus take steps to cut it out of the North-South Transportation Corridor with Europe.
The articulations from both sides regarding the talks in Moscow on Tuesday suggest that Russia and Pakistan intend to work closely together to coordinate their approaches to the Afghan situation.
Many people aren’t aware of the doublethink that pervades the Iranian-influenced discourse on Yemen, and a critical analysis of this in practice could assist Tehran in avoiding unnecessary narrative shortcomings and ultimately optimizing its regional message.
The situation is exceptionally dangerous because all four countries involved are nuclear powers, but there are also other tangential consequences relating to the peripheral players of Iran, North Korea, and Japan.
Trump is testing Hybrid War technologies in Iran hoping to militarize the most extreme minority opposition groups against the government in surrounding the centrally located Persian majority with peripheral terrorist insurgencies.
What Pakistan has done is throw Trump’s tweet right back at him by using it as the internationally plausible pretext for initiating this long-planned move that was originally predicated on solely apolitical security-centric domestic interests.
The US and its partners are exploiting the Color Revolution unrest in Iran to coerce its government into enacting unofficial “concessions” during the Sochi gathering.
The Multipolar CENTO could become the basis for uniting the Ummah because of its cross-sectarian inclusive nature and advantageous geopolitical position, with Iran occupying the central role in this construction.
The crisscrossing Great Power networks of the Russian-Chinese Strategic Partnership, the Astana Tripartite (of Russia, Iran, and Turkey), and the fast-moving Russian-Pakistani Rapprochement need to be formally brought together in a single platform.
Iran and Turkey may not be formal allies, but represent something more realistic and therefore more meaningful: they are new partners in a new Middle East and a new Eurasia.
Pakistan can no longer depend on American developmental assistance nor ever hope to play the US off against China for its ultimate benefit.
The proposed approach is mostly applicable to the third-party role that Russia could play in Pakistan, whereby the cordial competition with China would give Islamabad more options than it has at present.