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The U.S. Presidential Race: Hillary and India
April 18, 2015
The U.S. Presidential Race: Hillary and India
The recently announced presidential candidate has a deep familiarity with India.
The U.S. Presidential Race: Hillary and India
China’s AIIB: The Final Tally
April 17, 2015
China’s AIIB: The Final Tally
Interesting facts about the members of China's AIIB -- with even more interesting implications.
China’s AIIB: The Final Tally
Interview: Shuja Nawaz
April 16, 2015
Interview: Shuja Nawaz
Opening of borders and strong trade ties will bring South Asian countries closer.
Interview: Shuja Nawaz
Turning a Blind Eye to Torture in Uzbekistan
April 16, 2015
Turning a Blind Eye to Torture in Uzbekistan
Amnesty International’s latest report, on torture in Uzbekistan, paints a damning picture.
Turning a Blind Eye to Torture in Uzbekistan
Can the United States and Russia Jointly Combat Afghan Heroin?
April 16, 2015
Can the United States and Russia Jointly Combat Afghan Heroin?
A new report wants Moscow and Washington to work together to fight drug trafficking.
Can the United States and Russia Jointly Combat Afghan Heroin?
India and Pakistan’s Proxy War in Afghanistan
April 15, 2015
India and Pakistan’s Proxy War in Afghanistan
India is keen to emphasize that Pakistan has not always been a good neighbor.
India and Pakistan’s Proxy War in Afghanistan
Shades of Grey in Afghanistan: A Conversation with James Creighton
April 15, 2015
Shades of Grey in Afghanistan: A Conversation with James Creighton
Ankit Panda speaks to Col. James L. Creighton (U.S. Army, Ret.) about his experiences working with an Afghan warlord.
Shades of Grey in Afghanistan: A Conversation with James Creighton
Why Is Central Asia Excited About the Iran Deal?
April 15, 2015
Why Is Central Asia Excited About the Iran Deal?
Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in particular are keen to see progress in the negotiations between Iran and the P5+1.
Why Is Central Asia Excited About the Iran Deal?
How the US and India Can Collaborate in Afghanistan
April 13, 2015
How the US and India Can Collaborate in Afghanistan
A new CFR memo calls for an inclusive American policy in the country. Executing that plan could prove tricky
How the US and India Can Collaborate in Afghanistan
Relax, China's Island-Building in the South China Sea Is No Threat
April 11, 2015
Relax, China's Island-Building in the South China Sea Is No Threat
Despite its seeming threat, China's activities remain peaceful and defensive in nature.
Relax, China's Island-Building in the South China Sea Is No Threat
Central Asia: Can Secular Islam Survive?
April 10, 2015
Central Asia: Can Secular Islam Survive?
Uzbekistan offers insights into secular Islam within Central Asia and the legacy of Soviet influence.
Central Asia: Can Secular Islam Survive?
With China's Help, the Iran-Pakistan Pipeline Might Finally Happen
April 10, 2015
With China's Help, the Iran-Pakistan Pipeline Might Finally Happen
The long and complicated story of the pipeline that was ... and then wasn't ... and now might be.
With China's Help, the Iran-Pakistan Pipeline Might Finally Happen
Turkmenistan Embassy Website Hacked
April 10, 2015
Turkmenistan Embassy Website Hacked
The website of Turkmenistan's embassy in Belarus has been taken offline following an apparent hack by ISIS supporters.
Turkmenistan Embassy Website Hacked
How Sri Lanka Won the War
April 09, 2015
How Sri Lanka Won the War
Lessons in strategy from an overlooked victory
How Sri Lanka Won the War
How China Can Perfect Its 'Silk Road' Strategy
April 09, 2015
How China Can Perfect Its 'Silk Road' Strategy
The challenges facing China's Silk Road strategy -- and how to overcome them.
How China Can Perfect Its 'Silk Road' Strategy
US Embassy in Tajikistan's Reporting Lacks 'Credibility'
April 09, 2015
US Embassy in Tajikistan's Reporting Lacks 'Credibility'
More than 50 percent of the U.S. embassy in Dushanbe's funding comes from the Pentagon.
US Embassy in Tajikistan's Reporting Lacks 'Credibility'
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