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Australia Shuts Down Its TV Network
October 01, 2014
Australia Shuts Down Its TV Network
There's a heavy sigh from viewers in Asia as Canberra loses an important plank in its soft power.
Australia Shuts Down Its TV Network
US, Afghanistan Cement Long Delayed Security Agreement
October 01, 2014
US, Afghanistan Cement Long Delayed Security Agreement
After nearly a year of waiting, the United States and Afghanistan signed the Bilateral Security Agreement.
US, Afghanistan Cement Long Delayed Security Agreement
Don’t Let Pakistan's Military Hijack Democracy
September 30, 2014
Don’t Let Pakistan's Military Hijack Democracy
It may be messy, but Pakistan’s democracy is worth saving.
Don’t Let Pakistan's Military Hijack Democracy
Afghanistan Inaugurates New President, Chief Executive
September 30, 2014
Afghanistan Inaugurates New President, Chief Executive
Afghanistan inaugurated Ashraf Ghani as its 13th president, marking its first successful democratic transition of power.
Afghanistan Inaugurates New President, Chief Executive
Afghanistan’s Uncertain Future
September 28, 2014
Afghanistan’s Uncertain Future
The new unity government is a diplomatic achievement, but its future looks decidedly shaky.
Afghanistan’s Uncertain Future
Afghanistan’s Re-Emerging Baloch
September 26, 2014
Afghanistan’s Re-Emerging Baloch
The war-torn country is witnessing the unprecedented revival of a long-neglected community.
Afghanistan’s Re-Emerging Baloch
Forget Secrecy and Opacity: Afghanistan's Unity Deal Represents Governance at its Finest
September 26, 2014
Forget Secrecy and Opacity: Afghanistan's Unity Deal Represents Governance at its Finest
Good governance is about compromise, not rigid adherence to legal norms.
Forget Secrecy and Opacity: Afghanistan's Unity Deal Represents Governance at its Finest
3 Opportunities for Better US-India Defense Ties
September 26, 2014
3 Opportunities for Better US-India Defense Ties
As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in the United States, U.S.-India defense ties face an era of opportunity.
3 Opportunities for Better US-India Defense Ties
Interview: Baloch Activists
September 25, 2014
Interview: Baloch Activists
Baloch activists on violence in Balochistan and the struggle for self-determination.
Interview: Baloch Activists
So, When Can We Expect a US-Afghanistan Security Agreement?
September 25, 2014
So, When Can We Expect a US-Afghanistan Security Agreement?
After a year of delay, the U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) will finally be signed.
So, When Can We Expect a US-Afghanistan Security Agreement?
A New U.S. Human Rights Policy Towards Turkmenistan
September 24, 2014
A New U.S. Human Rights Policy Towards Turkmenistan
Following a potentially significant change in U.S. policy, what comes next for the Central Asian country?
A New U.S. Human Rights Policy Towards Turkmenistan
10 Priorities for Afghanistan’s New President
September 24, 2014
10 Priorities for Afghanistan’s New President
Now that a power-sharing deal has been done, these are the most urgent tasks for the new government.
10 Priorities for Afghanistan’s New President
The U.S. Military vs. Ebola: Lessons From the Asia-Pacific
September 24, 2014
The U.S. Military vs. Ebola: Lessons From the Asia-Pacific
The intervention against the deadly disease could backfire unless the U.S. military learns from past experience.
The U.S. Military vs. Ebola: Lessons From the Asia-Pacific
The Dangers in Afghanistan’s Political Deal
September 24, 2014
The Dangers in Afghanistan’s Political Deal
Afghanistan’s new unity government undermines its democratic institutions.
The Dangers in Afghanistan’s Political Deal
The Real Reason al-Qaeda Is Establishing an India Branch
September 23, 2014
The Real Reason al-Qaeda Is Establishing an India Branch
The terrorist outfit looks to be playing a long game.
The Real Reason al-Qaeda Is Establishing an India Branch
Kissinger Is Right: 'Asia' Is a Western Construct
September 23, 2014
Kissinger Is Right: 'Asia' Is a Western Construct
What we understand to be 'Asia' is an oversimplification of a diverse region with several civilizations and cultures.
Kissinger Is Right: 'Asia' Is a Western Construct
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