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Following the New Silk Road
October 22, 2014
Following the New Silk Road
Experts are skeptical of the future of what is essentially America’s exit strategy for Afghanistan.
Following the New Silk Road
Al-Qaeda Declares War on China, Too
October 22, 2014
Al-Qaeda Declares War on China, Too
Al-Qaeda has joined the Islamic State in calling for jihad against China for its Uyghur policies.
Al-Qaeda Declares War on China, Too
Modi: SAARC's Last Hope for Relevance?
October 22, 2014
Modi: SAARC's Last Hope for Relevance?
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi could render SAARC a more effective regional institution.
Modi: SAARC's Last Hope for Relevance?
Afghanistan Poppy Cultivation at All-Time High
October 22, 2014
Afghanistan Poppy Cultivation at All-Time High
As U.S. and NATO troops prepare to leave Afghanistan, poppy cultivation reaches an all-time high.
Afghanistan Poppy Cultivation at All-Time High
US, China Talk Ebola, Islamic State, and South China Sea
October 21, 2014
US, China Talk Ebola, Islamic State, and South China Sea
The U.S. and China make some progress on global issues, but remain largely entrenched on bilateral problems.
US, China Talk Ebola, Islamic State, and South China Sea
Iran's Top Spymaster Emerges From Shadows
October 18, 2014
Iran's Top Spymaster Emerges From Shadows
Qassem Suleimani has long been a key player in Iran's foreign policy. Now he's stepping into the limelight.
Iran's Top Spymaster Emerges From Shadows
Child Brides of South Asia
October 17, 2014
Child Brides of South Asia
How education could unlock the prison of child marriage for young girls.
Child Brides of South Asia
Afghan Forces Capture Haqqani Leaders
October 17, 2014
Afghan Forces Capture Haqqani Leaders
Afghan forces captured the effective second-in-command and a key tactician of the Haqqani network.
Afghan Forces Capture Haqqani Leaders
Turkmenistan Prepares for Post-2014 Afghanistan
October 16, 2014
Turkmenistan Prepares for Post-2014 Afghanistan
The government appears worried about a growing Taliban presence near its border.
Turkmenistan Prepares for Post-2014 Afghanistan
Afghanistan’s Government of National Unity: Risk and Opportunity
October 14, 2014
Afghanistan’s Government of National Unity: Risk and Opportunity
When it comes to the prospects for Afghanistan’s power sharing arrangement, history is not encouraging.
Afghanistan’s Government of National Unity: Risk and Opportunity
India’s Impressive Space Program
October 13, 2014
India’s Impressive Space Program
The recent Mars orbit caps an impressive track record for the country’s space agency.
India’s Impressive Space Program
America's Militarization of Trade
October 10, 2014
America's Militarization of Trade
In South Korea and elsewhere, the U.S. has offered security for trade.
America's Militarization of Trade
Is the Afghan Army Prepared for 2015?
October 08, 2014
Is the Afghan Army Prepared for 2015?
Plus, India and Pakistan trade fire, North and South Korea trade fire, and the future of U.S-India relations.
Is the Afghan Army Prepared for 2015?
The Afghan Unity Government’s Three Perils
October 06, 2014
The Afghan Unity Government’s Three Perils
The new power sharing agreement takes an unstable country into unchartered territory.
The Afghan Unity Government’s Three Perils
Can Modi Bring South Asia Together?
October 06, 2014
Can Modi Bring South Asia Together?
India’s economy could be a catalyst for development if the region can open up.
Can Modi Bring South Asia Together?
Moscow Hypes the Central Asia Jihadist Threat
October 06, 2014
Moscow Hypes the Central Asia Jihadist Threat
Wildly overstating the threat Islamic State poses to the region justifies calls for more curbs on civil liberties.
Moscow Hypes the Central Asia Jihadist Threat
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