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Pakistan and the Sunni Gulf
April 17, 2014
Pakistan and the Sunni Gulf
Overtures to Pakistan from the Sunni Gulf appear to be linked to the conflict in Syria.
Pakistan and the Sunni Gulf
China’s Delicate Pursuit of Natural Gas
April 15, 2014
China’s Delicate Pursuit of Natural Gas
As it seeks to reduce its dependence on coal, Beijing’s return to the Silk Road raises some unfamiliar security concerns.
China’s Delicate Pursuit of Natural Gas
US Drives Down Global Defense Spending
April 15, 2014
US Drives Down Global Defense Spending
The countries with the 15 largest military budgets in 2013 accounted for a whopping 79 percent of global defense spending.
US Drives Down Global Defense Spending
Room for India-China Cooperation in Afghanistan?
April 15, 2014
Room for India-China Cooperation in Afghanistan?
There are good strategic reasons for India and China to cooperate in Afghanistan.
Room for India-China Cooperation in Afghanistan?
Emerging Possibilities in Kabul as Afghan Election Results Trickle In
April 14, 2014
Emerging Possibilities in Kabul as Afghan Election Results Trickle In
Initial results suggest that Abdullah Abdullah is in the lead in Afghanistan's presidential election.
Emerging Possibilities in Kabul as Afghan Election Results Trickle In
Obama’s Approval Rating Rises in Asia
April 12, 2014
Obama’s Approval Rating Rises in Asia
Obama’s approval ratings in Asia rose 8 percent last year, even as they declined among those most concerned about China.
Obama’s Approval Rating Rises in Asia
South Korea, United States Hold Largest Ever Joint Air Drill
April 11, 2014
South Korea, United States Hold Largest Ever Joint Air Drill
Plus, China's new Shenyang J-15 jet makes an appearance, and the U.S. Air Force's A-10 gets ready to retire.
South Korea, United States Hold Largest Ever Joint Air Drill
The Growing Media Presence of Pakistan’s Militants
April 11, 2014
The Growing Media Presence of Pakistan’s Militants
Through media intimidation and neglect, militants are gaining access to an increasingly large audience in Pakistan.
The Growing Media Presence of Pakistan’s Militants
Dangerous Neighborhoods: U.S.-Japan Naval Cooperation
April 11, 2014
Dangerous Neighborhoods: U.S.-Japan Naval Cooperation
References to U.S. retrenchment are a wake-up call for increased strategic engagement.
Dangerous Neighborhoods: U.S.-Japan Naval Cooperation
US Promises Increase in Military Aid to Mongolia
April 11, 2014
US Promises Increase in Military Aid to Mongolia
During his stopover in Mongolia, Secretary Hagel promised increased US military aid and training to Mongolia.
US Promises Increase in Military Aid to Mongolia
Overstating the China Threat?
April 10, 2014
Overstating the China Threat?
Calls for substantial new investments in U.S. military hardware seem a little hasty.
Overstating the China Threat?
Iran, Pakistan Hold Naval Drill in Hormuz Strait
April 09, 2014
Iran, Pakistan Hold Naval Drill in Hormuz Strait
Iran and Pakistan are holding a naval drill as part of a larger effort to improve bilateral relations.
Iran, Pakistan Hold Naval Drill in Hormuz Strait
Afghan Stability: New Equations
April 09, 2014
Afghan Stability: New Equations
With the NATO drawdown, Afghanistan’s neighbors will have a growing role to play in the country’s stability.
Afghan Stability: New Equations
Asia Leads World in Religious Diversity
April 09, 2014
Asia Leads World in Religious Diversity
According to a new Pew poll, the Asia-Pacific has the highest level of religious diversity in the world.
Asia Leads World in Religious Diversity
Afghanistan Votes Against the Taliban
April 09, 2014
Afghanistan Votes Against the Taliban
Afghanistan's election results aren't out yet but we know who certainly lost the election: the Taliban.
Afghanistan Votes Against the Taliban
7 Million Vote in Afghanistan Elections
April 07, 2014
7 Million Vote in Afghanistan Elections
Seven million of twelve million eligible Afghans voted in an election that is being regarded as a success.
7 Million Vote in Afghanistan Elections
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