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Turkey in Central Asia: Turkic Togetherness?
November 28, 2014
Turkey in Central Asia: Turkic Togetherness?
Ankara has been noticeably reticent developing ties in the former Soviet sphere.
Turkey in Central Asia: Turkic Togetherness?
TAPI Pipeline Finally Sees Some Momentum
November 27, 2014
TAPI Pipeline Finally Sees Some Momentum
Some recent developments appear to have taken the U.S.-backed initiative beyond the concept stage.
TAPI Pipeline Finally Sees Some Momentum
China Makes Inroads Into India's Backyard
November 27, 2014
China Makes Inroads Into India's Backyard
At the SAARC summit in Nepal, China seeks deeper relationship with South Asian countries.
China Makes Inroads Into India's Backyard
Kim Jong-un Blasts US 'Aggressors'
November 26, 2014
Kim Jong-un Blasts US 'Aggressors'
Plus, Afghan "proxy wars," South Asian nukes, reflections on China's ADIZ and more. Mid-week links.
Kim Jong-un Blasts US 'Aggressors'
Dr. Strangelove’s Advice to U.S. and Russian Nuclear Planners
November 26, 2014
Dr. Strangelove’s Advice to U.S. and Russian Nuclear Planners
A recent report offers some disturbing advice for nuclear weapons policy.
Dr. Strangelove’s Advice to U.S. and Russian Nuclear Planners
How Machiavelli Explains Chuck Hagel's Resignation
November 26, 2014
How Machiavelli Explains Chuck Hagel's Resignation
Scratching your head over Hagel's resignation? Let Niccolò Machiavelli explain!
How Machiavelli Explains Chuck Hagel's Resignation
Afghan Government Lifts Ban on Night Raids
November 25, 2014
Afghan Government Lifts Ban on Night Raids
Night raids, an important but controversial tool in the fight against insurgents in Afghanistan, are back.
Afghan Government Lifts Ban on Night Raids
How China Complicates the Iranian Nuclear Talks
November 25, 2014
How China Complicates the Iranian Nuclear Talks
Chinese engagement with Tehran strengthens Iran's bargaining position at its talks with the P5+1.
How China Complicates the Iranian Nuclear Talks
Islamic State and a South Asian Caliphate
November 23, 2014
Islamic State and a South Asian Caliphate
Islamic State has its eyes on South and Southeast Asia. The threat is long-term, but should not be ignored.
Islamic State and a South Asian Caliphate
When General Sharif Went to Washington
November 22, 2014
When General Sharif Went to Washington
A visit by Pakistan's army chief underlines the unique and often troubled relationship between Washington and Rawalpindi.
When General Sharif Went to Washington
The Search for a Missing Peace in Islamabad
November 21, 2014
The Search for a Missing Peace in Islamabad
Afghanistan and Pakistan’s past may have to be ignored if they are to have a future.
The Search for a Missing Peace in Islamabad
Kyrgyzstan: A Reluctant Accession to the EEU
November 21, 2014
Kyrgyzstan: A Reluctant Accession to the EEU
The country’s leadership has realized it must join, but is distinctly unenthusiastic at the prospect.
Kyrgyzstan: A Reluctant Accession to the EEU
Pakistan Courts Both US and Russia on Defense
November 21, 2014
Pakistan Courts Both US and Russia on Defense
As Russia's defense minister visits Pakistan, Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff visits Washington.
Pakistan Courts Both US and Russia on Defense
India Needs to Join Asia's Emerging 'Chinese Order'
November 20, 2014
India Needs to Join Asia's Emerging 'Chinese Order'
A new Asian order is emerging and South Asia -- including India -- needs to be a part of it.
India Needs to Join Asia's Emerging 'Chinese Order'
Philippines Announces $2 Billion Defense Expansion
November 20, 2014
Philippines Announces $2 Billion Defense Expansion
Plus, Chuck Hagel discusses the U.S. Offset Strategy, Japan plans BMD overhaul, and more. Mid-week links.
Philippines Announces $2 Billion Defense Expansion
China's Prescription for Troubled Xinjiang: The New Silk Road
November 19, 2014
China's Prescription for Troubled Xinjiang: The New Silk Road
The Silk Road plan has important domestic ramifications for China's restive Xinjiang province.
China's Prescription for Troubled Xinjiang: The New Silk Road
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