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India and the Arab League: Walking the Trade Talk
December 21, 2014
India and the Arab League: Walking the Trade Talk
The Modi government is stepping up engagement with the Arab world.
India and the Arab League: Walking the Trade Talk
Central Asia’s Hydropower Spat
December 19, 2014
Central Asia’s Hydropower Spat
Uzbekistan’s repeated attempts to block Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan from building hydropower plants are futile.
Central Asia’s Hydropower Spat
Massacre in Pakistan
December 18, 2014
Massacre in Pakistan
No more “good” and “bad” Taliban as Pakistan responds to a horrific slaughter at a Peshawar school.
Massacre in Pakistan
After Peshawar School Attack, China Pledges Deeper Anti-Terror Co-op With Pakistan
December 18, 2014
After Peshawar School Attack, China Pledges Deeper Anti-Terror Co-op With Pakistan
Now is the time for China and Pakistan to step up joints efforts to eliminate terrorist strongholds in the region.
After Peshawar School Attack, China Pledges Deeper Anti-Terror Co-op With Pakistan
Can China’s Gwadar Port Dream Survive Local Ire?
December 17, 2014
Can China’s Gwadar Port Dream Survive Local Ire?
China wants the Gwadar port, but impoverished locals have no interest in foreign meddling.
Can China’s Gwadar Port Dream Survive Local Ire?
Sydney’s Hostage Crisis and the Media
December 17, 2014
Sydney’s Hostage Crisis and the Media
Rupert Murdoch comes under fire for a tweet, while most of the local media tend towards caution.
Sydney’s Hostage Crisis and the Media
Ashton Carter Knows India Well
December 16, 2014
Ashton Carter Knows India Well
Carter’s nomination bodes well for India-U.S. relations, but India will need to be proactive.
Ashton Carter Knows India Well
It's Time for Central Asia to Have a Voice on the UNSC
December 16, 2014
It's Time for Central Asia to Have a Voice on the UNSC
It is time for Central Asia to be a given a more prominent voice in the international community.
It's Time for Central Asia to Have a Voice on the UNSC
Can Kabul Handle its Growing Pains?
December 16, 2014
Can Kabul Handle its Growing Pains?
Plus, Taliban surges attacks, Imran Khan takes his protests to Lahore, and India bans Xiaomi. South Asia links.
Can Kabul Handle its Growing Pains?
4 Ways Conflict Could Develop in East Asia
December 16, 2014
4 Ways Conflict Could Develop in East Asia
As you watch East Asia in 2015, keep an eye on these four factors.
4 Ways Conflict Could Develop in East Asia
Yes, Uzbekistan Is Putin’s Friend
December 15, 2014
Yes, Uzbekistan Is Putin’s Friend
Russia’s president offers a generous dose of debt forgiveness to keep Uzbekistan close.
Yes, Uzbekistan Is Putin’s Friend
Pakistan Captures Leader of Al Qaeda's South Asia Wing
December 13, 2014
Pakistan Captures Leader of Al Qaeda's South Asia Wing
Shahid Usman, a wealthy car-parts dealership owner from Karachi, has been arrested for alleged involvement with Al Qaeda.
Pakistan Captures Leader of Al Qaeda's South Asia Wing
Afghan President Condemns CIA's Use of 'Inhumane Torture'
December 12, 2014
Afghan President Condemns CIA's Use of 'Inhumane Torture'
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani joined a growing chorus of global leaders in condemning the United States' use of torture.
Afghan President Condemns CIA's Use of 'Inhumane Torture'
India and China Slug It Out in South Asia
December 11, 2014
India and China Slug It Out in South Asia
India-China competition in South Asia is as hot as ever, but India could be losing out to China in important ways.
India and China Slug It Out in South Asia
Sinophilia and Sinophobia in Afghanistan
December 10, 2014
Sinophilia and Sinophobia in Afghanistan
To win over Afghans, China will need to see their country as more than just a security buffer.
Sinophilia and Sinophobia in Afghanistan
Is There Any Hope for SAARC?
December 08, 2014
Is There Any Hope for SAARC?
On its path to relevance, SAARC will have to address numerous challenges.
Is There Any Hope for SAARC?
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