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Afghanistan: Why Ashraf Ghani's New Strategy Won't Work
April 30, 2016
Afghanistan: Why Ashraf Ghani's New Strategy Won't Work
Ashraf Ghani's new approach won't help him win Afghanistan's long struggle against the Taliban.
Afghanistan: Why Ashraf Ghani's New Strategy Won't Work
Time for Australia to Rethink Its Asylum Policy
April 30, 2016
Time for Australia to Rethink Its Asylum Policy
With the "Pacific Solution" crumbling, Australia needs to overhaul its approach to refugees.
Time for Australia to Rethink Its Asylum Policy
Ashraf Ghani's New Plan to Win Afghanistan's Long War Against the Taliban
April 28, 2016
Ashraf Ghani's New Plan to Win Afghanistan's Long War Against the Taliban
Afghanistan's president appears determined to move beyond peace talks.
Ashraf Ghani's New Plan to Win Afghanistan's Long War Against the Taliban
India and Pakistan: Still Stuck in a Rut
April 28, 2016
India and Pakistan: Still Stuck in a Rut
Diplomatic engagement persists between India and Pakistan, but there's little reason for optimism.
India and Pakistan: Still Stuck in a Rut
Uzbekistan's Karimov Out-Talks Putin in Moscow
April 28, 2016
Uzbekistan's Karimov Out-Talks Putin in Moscow
Karimov rambled about vegetables and doesn't think the SCO should get involved in Afghanistan.
Uzbekistan's Karimov Out-Talks Putin in Moscow
CASA-1000 Groundbreaking Planned for May
April 27, 2016
CASA-1000 Groundbreaking Planned for May
Like the December groundbreaking for TAPI, this is little more than movement for the sake of movement.
CASA-1000 Groundbreaking Planned for May
Afghanistan and Pakistan Return to the Blame Game After the Kabul Attacks
April 27, 2016
Afghanistan and Pakistan Return to the Blame Game After the Kabul Attacks
Afghanistan is playing the blame game with Pakistan once again. Islamabad and Kabul need to focus on the fight against terror.
Afghanistan and Pakistan Return to the Blame Game After the Kabul Attacks
China, Russia, and the Long ‘Unipolar Moment'
April 27, 2016
China, Russia, and the Long ‘Unipolar Moment'
How balancing failures are actually extending U.S. hegemony.
China, Russia, and the Long ‘Unipolar Moment'
Just How Many ISIS Fighters Are There in Afghanistan?
April 27, 2016
Just How Many ISIS Fighters Are There in Afghanistan?
Estimates from Moscow’s special envoy to Kabul are a constantly changing thing.
Just How Many ISIS Fighters Are There in Afghanistan?
Afghan President Blames Pakistan for Sheltering Taliban
April 26, 2016
Afghan President Blames Pakistan for Sheltering Taliban
Ghani said militant groups “are being hosted and aided from the territory of Pakistan.”
Afghan President Blames Pakistan for Sheltering Taliban
Russia's Plan for Afghanistan
April 25, 2016
Russia's Plan for Afghanistan
Putin is preparing for the worst-case scenario in Afghanistan.
Russia's Plan for Afghanistan
What Do Central Asia and the Middle East Have In Common?
April 23, 2016
What Do Central Asia and the Middle East Have In Common?
Plus, Islam and legitimacy in Uzbekistan; a quiet border and a dying Tajik theater. Recommended reads.
What Do Central Asia and the Middle East Have In Common?
The Implications of the Taliban’s Spring Offensive on Afghanistan
April 22, 2016
The Implications of the Taliban’s Spring Offensive on Afghanistan
It’s shaping up to be a tough few months for Afghanistan’s increasingly beleaguered government.
The Implications of the Taliban’s Spring Offensive on Afghanistan
Diamonds Are Forever: India and the UK Revisit the Koh-i-Noor Diamond
April 22, 2016
Diamonds Are Forever: India and the UK Revisit the Koh-i-Noor Diamond
India has acknowledged that there may not be a good legal case for the return of the diamond.
Diamonds Are Forever: India and the UK Revisit the Koh-i-Noor Diamond
How India Sees the World
April 21, 2016
How India Sees the World
The organizational structure of India’s foreign ministry is a clear indication of its priorities.
How India Sees the World
Massive Blast in Kabul Kills 30, Injures Hundreds
April 20, 2016
Massive Blast in Kabul Kills 30, Injures Hundreds
The difference between public accounts and the fiction the Taliban claims is astounding.
Massive Blast in Kabul Kills 30, Injures Hundreds
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