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The Transformation of Central Asian Jihadists in Syria
February 21, 2017
The Transformation of Central Asian Jihadists in Syria
A new alliance emerges and Central Asian militants fight on all sides of the war.
The Transformation of Central Asian Jihadists in Syria
After Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu's Political Power Struggle Continues
February 18, 2017
After Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu's Political Power Struggle Continues
The weeks following J Jayalalithaa's death have seen a dramatic factional power struggle play out in Tamil Nadu.
After Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu's Political Power Struggle Continues
India, Russia to Finalize S-400 Missile Air Defense System Deal in 2017
February 17, 2017
India, Russia to Finalize S-400 Missile Air Defense System Deal in 2017
India and Russia are expected to sign a contract by the end of 2017, according to a Russian official.
India, Russia to Finalize S-400 Missile Air Defense System Deal in 2017
Watch the Throne: Trans-Caspian Pipeline Meets Succession Politics in Kazakhstan
February 16, 2017
Watch the Throne: Trans-Caspian Pipeline Meets Succession Politics in Kazakhstan
Pipelines and politics, both foreign and domestic.
Watch the Throne: Trans-Caspian Pipeline Meets Succession Politics in Kazakhstan
Will China Pay for Syria to Rebuild?
February 16, 2017
Will China Pay for Syria to Rebuild?
China's political and economic incentives aren't enough for it to spend a massive sum helping Syria rebuild.
Will China Pay for Syria to Rebuild?
New Wave of Terrorist Attacks Casts Doubt on Pakistan's Security Forces
February 15, 2017
New Wave of Terrorist Attacks Casts Doubt on Pakistan's Security Forces
A recent upswing in violence could disillusion Pakistanis, as well as impacting the new U.S. administration's view of Pakistan.
New Wave of Terrorist Attacks Casts Doubt on Pakistan's Security Forces
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
February 14, 2017
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
Moscow is aligning itself with the enemy of its enemy, the Taliban.
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
China: The Accidental World Leader?
February 13, 2017
China: The Accidental World Leader?
If the U.S. under Trump leaves a vacuum, will China be the one to fill it?
China: The Accidental World Leader?
Is Indonesia Ready for New Cyber Agency?
February 11, 2017
Is Indonesia Ready for New Cyber Agency?
A look at where the country is in establishing a much-needed body.
Is Indonesia Ready for New Cyber Agency?
US Begins Vetting Asylum Seekers on Papua New Guinea
February 11, 2017
US Begins Vetting Asylum Seekers on Papua New Guinea
Uncertainty still lingers over specifics.
US Begins Vetting Asylum Seekers on Papua New Guinea
US Sanctions on Iran: Good or Bad News for China?
February 07, 2017
US Sanctions on Iran: Good or Bad News for China?
Some Chinese are celebrating Trump’s move, but the new sanctions pose economic and political risks for China.
US Sanctions on Iran: Good or Bad News for China?
Afghanistan: The Crisis of Deportees from Europe
February 07, 2017
Afghanistan: The Crisis of Deportees from Europe
The refugee crisis is being politicized, at the expense of human rights.
Afghanistan: The Crisis of Deportees from Europe
Why Trump Must Talk to North Korea
February 04, 2017
Why Trump Must Talk to North Korea
Strategic patience isn't working. Diplomacy is the only other option that hasn't been fully explored.
Why Trump Must Talk to North Korea
Trump Vs. Pakistan
February 03, 2017
Trump Vs. Pakistan
A look at what the new American president’s approach might be toward Islamabad.
Trump Vs. Pakistan
What Happens to the Iran Nuclear Deal Under Trump?
February 02, 2017
What Happens to the Iran Nuclear Deal Under Trump?
Negating the deal unilaterally would have major consequences for the United States.
What Happens to the Iran Nuclear Deal Under Trump?
Are Duterte's Drug War Killings Crimes Against Humanity?
February 01, 2017
Are Duterte's Drug War Killings Crimes Against Humanity?
A new report by Amnesty International makes the case.
Are Duterte's Drug War Killings Crimes Against Humanity?
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