Trump’s get-out-the-vote effort ‘not even close’ to Clinton’s, experts say

Trump’s get-out-the-vote effort ‘not even close’ to Clinton’s, experts say

With only two days to go before the US presidential elections, candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are polling just a few points apart in key states. But observers and activists say Trump’s weak ground game may cost him the election. National polls give a snapshot of how people are planning to vote at a […]

Republican security experts say Trump ‘not qualified to be president’

Republican security experts say Trump ‘not qualified to be president’

Fifty senior Republican national security officials have issued a stinging rejection of their party’s White House nominee Donald Trump, warning he would be “the most reckless president in American history” if elected. The group, some of whom already announced they would not vote for Trump, included former homeland security chiefs, intelligence directors, senior presidential advisors […]

US air strikes to put pressure on Pakistan to do more: experts

US air strikes to put pressure on Pakistan to do more: experts

WASHINGTON: The United States has resumed its air strikes on Taliban positions in Afghanistan, as part of a strategy to force the insurgents to negotiate with the Afghan government. Defence experts in Washington warn that the new strategy could further increase US pressure on Pakistan to do more against the Afghan Taliban who, the Americans […]

Russia has plans to deploy N-capable missiles along Nato border: experts

Russia has plans to deploy N-capable missiles along Nato border: experts

MOSCOW: Russia is likely to deploy advanced nuclear-capable missiles in its European exclave of Kaliningrad by 2019, casting the move as a reply to a US-backed missile shield, and may one day put them in Crimea too, sources close to its military predict. That would fuel what is already the worst standoff between Russia and […]