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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
Pakistan's Army Chief to Visit US
November 15, 2014
Pakistan's Army Chief to Visit US
Plus, the G-20 begins, Pakistan's army chief heads to the U.S., and more. Weekend links.
Pakistan's Army Chief to Visit US
The Paradox in Legitimizing India’s Nuclear Status
November 13, 2014
The Paradox in Legitimizing India’s Nuclear Status
Striking a balance with the NPT regime requires a careful regional and global calculus.
The Paradox in Legitimizing India’s Nuclear Status
In Afghanistan, Democracy and Opium Production Go Hand-In-Hand
November 13, 2014
In Afghanistan, Democracy and Opium Production Go Hand-In-Hand
Afghanistan's presidential elections may have caused an increase in poppy cultivation.
In Afghanistan, Democracy and Opium Production Go Hand-In-Hand
Out With Non-Alignment, In With a 'Modi Doctrine'
November 13, 2014
Out With Non-Alignment, In With a 'Modi Doctrine'
For India’s friends, a new outreach is in the offing. For India’s adversaries, new red lines are being drawn.
Out With Non-Alignment, In With a 'Modi Doctrine'
Who Is Responsible for Persecuting Pakistan’s Minorities?
November 12, 2014
Who Is Responsible for Persecuting Pakistan’s Minorities?
Islamists in Balochistan are targeting minorities, yet NGOs are beginning to blame the government too.
Who Is Responsible for Persecuting Pakistan’s Minorities?
Could China Broker Talks Between the Afghan Government and the Taliban?
November 12, 2014
Could China Broker Talks Between the Afghan Government and the Taliban?
China has submitted a proposal to the Afghan government that suggests it could broker reconciliation talks.
Could China Broker Talks Between the Afghan Government and the Taliban?
Aung San Suu Kyi: Colluding With Tyranny
November 12, 2014
Aung San Suu Kyi: Colluding With Tyranny
The iconic figure has signally failed the oppressed minorities who need her most.
Aung San Suu Kyi: Colluding With Tyranny
The Nuclear Implications of Iran-Pakistan Tensions
November 11, 2014
The Nuclear Implications of Iran-Pakistan Tensions
Tensions with nuclear-armed Pakistan may influence Iran's calculus regarding its own nuclear program.
The Nuclear Implications of Iran-Pakistan Tensions
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