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Why Pakistan Is Footing the Bill for Afghan Army Training
April 01, 2015
Why Pakistan Is Footing the Bill for Afghan Army Training
Afghanistan has sent six cadets to undergo training in Abbottabad. What does it mean for relations with Pakistan?
Why Pakistan Is Footing the Bill for Afghan Army Training
Vietnam and Great Power Rivalries
March 31, 2015
Vietnam and Great Power Rivalries
Will Russian use of Vietnam’s Cam Ranh Bay derail improving Hanoi-Washington ties?
Vietnam and Great Power Rivalries
How the British and the Russians Drew the Afghan-Turkmen Border
March 31, 2015
How the British and the Russians Drew the Afghan-Turkmen Border
Ever wonder why Afghanistan's border with Turkmenistan looks so odd?
How the British and the Russians Drew the Afghan-Turkmen Border
India’s Key to Sri Lanka: Maritime Infrastructure Development
March 31, 2015
India’s Key to Sri Lanka: Maritime Infrastructure Development
To surpass China in Sri Lanka, India needs to pursue proactive and dynamic diplomacy.
India’s Key to Sri Lanka: Maritime Infrastructure Development
How Ashraf Ghani's Government Will Address Afghanistan's Endemic Problems
March 30, 2015
How Ashraf Ghani's Government Will Address Afghanistan's Endemic Problems
Speaking in New York City, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani outlined his government's approach to Afghanistan's varied problems.
How Ashraf Ghani's Government Will Address Afghanistan's Endemic Problems
ISIS and Turkmenistan’s Border Worries
March 28, 2015
ISIS and Turkmenistan’s Border Worries
Justified or not, Ashgabat is increasingly concerned about its border with Afghanistan, and the threat posed by ISIS.
ISIS and Turkmenistan’s Border Worries
A Glimpse of Afghanistan's Future -- On the Ski Slopes
March 28, 2015
A Glimpse of Afghanistan's Future -- On the Ski Slopes
In Afghanistan’s historic Bamiyan province, a skiing competition is showing off the country’s changing demography.
A Glimpse of Afghanistan's Future -- On the Ski Slopes
Afghans in America: Takeaways from Ghani and Abdullah's US Visit
March 27, 2015
Afghans in America: Takeaways from Ghani and Abdullah's US Visit
Can Afghanistan's problem be solved by a shift to a parliamentary system of government?
Afghans in America: Takeaways from Ghani and Abdullah's US Visit
China and India: Competing for Influence in Afghanistan
March 27, 2015
China and India: Competing for Influence in Afghanistan
The two countries may well tussle for influence in postwar Afghanistan, but will also need to work together.
China and India: Competing for Influence in Afghanistan
China's Xi To Make First Middle East Trip
March 26, 2015
China's Xi To Make First Middle East Trip
China's president will travel to Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and Indonesia this April.
China's Xi To Make First Middle East Trip
China’s Growing Presence in Russia’s Backyard
March 25, 2015
China’s Growing Presence in Russia’s Backyard
Russia’s traditional dominance of Central Asia is being tested by China’s economic appeal.
China’s Growing Presence in Russia’s Backyard
The Surprisingly Mundane Key to Afghan Stability: Roads
March 25, 2015
The Surprisingly Mundane Key to Afghan Stability: Roads
President Ashraf Ghani must convince the U.S. to do more to support the country’s failing roads.
The Surprisingly Mundane Key to Afghan Stability: Roads
Is the US War in Afghanistan Actually Over?
March 25, 2015
Is the US War in Afghanistan Actually Over?
The Obama Administration plans to keep bases in Kandahar and Jalalabad open through 2015 and beyond.
Is the US War in Afghanistan Actually Over?
India and Pakistan: Between 'Disgust' and Dialogue
March 25, 2015
India and Pakistan: Between 'Disgust' and Dialogue
Delhi has channeled renewed energy into reviving its relationship with Islamabad. Is it worth the hassle?
India and Pakistan: Between 'Disgust' and Dialogue
The U.S. Military and Undercurrents in Asia-Pacific Security
March 23, 2015
The U.S. Military and Undercurrents in Asia-Pacific Security
Transnational crime is just one of the new challenges the U.S. military must consider in the rebalance to Asia.
The U.S. Military and Undercurrents in Asia-Pacific Security
Afghan President Begins US Visit
March 23, 2015
Afghan President Begins US Visit
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah began a five-day U.S. visit on Sunday.
Afghan President Begins US Visit
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