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Russia and Pakistan's Reluctant Romance
February 25, 2017
Russia and Pakistan's Reluctant Romance
Over the past decade, Pakistan and Russia have been repairing a relationship badly damaged during the Cold War.
Russia and Pakistan's Reluctant Romance
Can Surface-to-Air Missiles Replace Fighters in Southeast Asia?
February 25, 2017
Can Surface-to-Air Missiles Replace Fighters in Southeast Asia?
Several factors constrain the role of SAMs in Southeast Asian military modernization efforts.
Can Surface-to-Air Missiles Replace Fighters in Southeast Asia?
Afghanistan Shouldn’t Start Counting TAPI Revenue Just Yet
February 24, 2017
Afghanistan Shouldn’t Start Counting TAPI Revenue Just Yet
Progress has been excruciatingly slow but the governments involved remain optimistic.
Afghanistan Shouldn’t Start Counting TAPI Revenue Just Yet
Is China’s Counterterrorism Policy in Xinjiang Working?
February 23, 2017
Is China’s Counterterrorism Policy in Xinjiang Working?
China's Xinjiang experience demonstrates the perils of large-scale anti-Muslim policies.
Is China’s Counterterrorism Policy in Xinjiang Working?
A Deadly February Should Motivate Afghanistan-Pakistan Security Cooperation
February 23, 2017
A Deadly February Should Motivate Afghanistan-Pakistan Security Cooperation
A fresh wave of terror in the AfPak region is another reminder about the need for an honest partnership..
A Deadly February Should Motivate Afghanistan-Pakistan Security Cooperation
How Pakistan’s Passive Extremists Complicate the Country's Fight Against Terror
February 22, 2017
How Pakistan’s Passive Extremists Complicate the Country's Fight Against Terror
After a spate of attacks, efforts by the Pakistani government to rein in terror groups are largely window-dressing.
How Pakistan’s Passive Extremists Complicate the Country's Fight Against Terror
New Fault Lines Emerge in South Asia Around Afghanistan
February 22, 2017
New Fault Lines Emerge in South Asia Around Afghanistan
Russian-led multilateral initiatives on Afghanistan in the region highlight growing rifts.
New Fault Lines Emerge in South Asia Around Afghanistan
A Closer Look at Turkmenistan’s Election Numbers
February 22, 2017
A Closer Look at Turkmenistan’s Election Numbers
The only numbers soaring in Turkmenistan are at the polls; meanwhile the economy deteriorates.
A Closer Look at Turkmenistan’s Election Numbers
The Transformation of Central Asian Jihadists in Syria
February 21, 2017
The Transformation of Central Asian Jihadists in Syria
A new alliance emerges and Central Asian militants fight on all sides of the war.
The Transformation of Central Asian Jihadists in Syria
New Wave of Terrorist Attacks Casts Doubt on Pakistan's Security Forces
February 15, 2017
New Wave of Terrorist Attacks Casts Doubt on Pakistan's Security Forces
A recent upswing in violence could disillusion Pakistanis, as well as impacting the new U.S. administration's view of Pakistan.
New Wave of Terrorist Attacks Casts Doubt on Pakistan's Security Forces
Is Pakistan Ready to Counter ISIS?
February 15, 2017
Is Pakistan Ready to Counter ISIS?
Pakistan's government has been slow to react to the presence of ISIS.
Is Pakistan Ready to Counter ISIS?
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
February 14, 2017
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
Moscow is aligning itself with the enemy of its enemy, the Taliban.
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
What Does India Think of Trump’s Afghanistan Policy?
February 14, 2017
What Does India Think of Trump’s Afghanistan Policy?
Despite inconsistencies, India may find a valuable interlocutor in the Trump administration with regard to Afghanistan.
What Does India Think of Trump’s Afghanistan Policy?
China: The Accidental World Leader?
February 13, 2017
China: The Accidental World Leader?
If the U.S. under Trump leaves a vacuum, will China be the one to fill it?
China: The Accidental World Leader?
Afghanistan in 'Stalemate', Top US Commander Notes
February 10, 2017
Afghanistan in 'Stalemate', Top US Commander Notes
The best reports on the Trump age in foreign policy and Asia, New START vacillations, and more. Weekly links.
Afghanistan in 'Stalemate', Top US Commander Notes
Afghanistan: The Crisis of Deportees from Europe
February 07, 2017
Afghanistan: The Crisis of Deportees from Europe
The refugee crisis is being politicized, at the expense of human rights.
Afghanistan: The Crisis of Deportees from Europe
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