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India’s Artillery Procurement Saga
September 20, 2014
India’s Artillery Procurement Saga
A deal with the US appears to have fallen through. Could a local supplier be ready to step up?
India’s Artillery Procurement Saga
China's President Should Have Visited Afghanistan
September 18, 2014
China's President Should Have Visited Afghanistan
Xi Jinping missed an opportunity in not visiting Afghanistan during his South Asia tour.
China's President Should Have Visited Afghanistan
Xi-Modi Summit Begins With Broad Agenda
September 18, 2014
Xi-Modi Summit Begins With Broad Agenda
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in India for a three-day summit with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Xi-Modi Summit Begins With Broad Agenda
What Do Pakistan's Protests Mean for India?
September 17, 2014
What Do Pakistan's Protests Mean for India?
Pakistan’s political turmoil suggests that any improvement in bilateral relations will have limits.
What Do Pakistan's Protests Mean for India?
The Magic of Nasta‘liq Calligraphy
September 17, 2014
The Magic of Nasta‘liq Calligraphy
The Diplomat's Akhilesh Pillalamarri reflects on a Washington D.C. exhibition of Persian nasta‘liq calligraphy.
The Magic of Nasta‘liq Calligraphy
Kissinger’s Order
September 16, 2014
Kissinger’s Order
Henry Kissinger’s new book World Order is a must-read for anyone with a serious interest in Asia, or foreign policy.
Kissinger’s Order
East Asia and America's War on the Caliphate
September 13, 2014
East Asia and America's War on the Caliphate
What implications will the war on the Islamic State have for U.S. power in the Asia-Pacific?
East Asia and America's War on the Caliphate
The New, Improved Shanghai Cooperation Organization
September 13, 2014
The New, Improved Shanghai Cooperation Organization
China's ambitious goals for the SCO are helped by the imminent addition of three new members.
The New, Improved Shanghai Cooperation Organization
Afghanistan Presidential Candidate: No 'Two-Headed' Government
September 12, 2014
Afghanistan Presidential Candidate: No 'Two-Headed' Government
Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani does not want a "two-headed government."
Afghanistan Presidential Candidate: No 'Two-Headed' Government
Pakistani Director Tackles Child Abuse in Pakistan
September 12, 2014
Pakistani Director Tackles Child Abuse in Pakistan
A new documentary explores a particularly tragic topic.
Pakistani Director Tackles Child Abuse in Pakistan
Demystifying India’s Volte-Face on Pakistan
September 10, 2014
Demystifying India’s Volte-Face on Pakistan
India appears to be waiting for Pakistan to blink on Kashmir.
Demystifying India’s Volte-Face on Pakistan
What Role Can India Play in Defusing Afghanistan's Election Crisis?
September 10, 2014
What Role Can India Play in Defusing Afghanistan's Election Crisis?
India's external affairs minister is in Kabul. Can she help defuse the electoral crisis in Afghanistan?
What Role Can India Play in Defusing Afghanistan's Election Crisis?
Abdullah Declares Victory in Afghanistan’s Presidential Elections
September 10, 2014
Abdullah Declares Victory in Afghanistan’s Presidential Elections
Presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah declares victory prematurely, throwing Afghanistan into crisis.
Abdullah Declares Victory in Afghanistan’s Presidential Elections
NSA Susan Rice in China: Rethinking 'New Type Great Power Relations'
September 10, 2014
NSA Susan Rice in China: Rethinking 'New Type Great Power Relations'
Susan Rice's trip to China shows that Washington and Beijing have different goals for the relationship.
NSA Susan Rice in China: Rethinking 'New Type Great Power Relations'
Zhou Yongkang, Islamic State and China’s Pivot West
September 09, 2014
Zhou Yongkang, Islamic State and China’s Pivot West
The downfall of its oil and security tsar gives China a chance to salvage relations with its Muslim minority.
Zhou Yongkang, Islamic State and China’s Pivot West
The State of Terrorism in Pakistan
September 08, 2014
The State of Terrorism in Pakistan
Operation Zarb-e-Azb accelerated TTP fracturing, but must face radicalization from forces like the Islamic State.
The State of Terrorism in Pakistan
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