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Can China and India Cooperate in Afghanistan?
October 01, 2014
Can China and India Cooperate in Afghanistan?
Their border disputes and maritime rivalry aside, China and India may be able to make common cause in Afghanistan.
Can China and India Cooperate in Afghanistan?
Russia and Iran Lock NATO Out of Caspian Sea
October 01, 2014
Russia and Iran Lock NATO Out of Caspian Sea
A summit earlier this week achieves consensus on the inadmissibility of a foreign military presence in the sea.
Russia and Iran Lock NATO Out of Caspian Sea
In Hong Kong, an Opportunity for Beijing to Get It Right
October 01, 2014
In Hong Kong, an Opportunity for Beijing to Get It Right
With the protests in Hong Kong, Beijing faces a moment of truth. As does Washington.
In Hong Kong, an Opportunity for Beijing to Get It Right
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
In ISIS Fight, Iran an Adversary Not a Partner
September 26, 2014
In ISIS Fight, Iran an Adversary Not a Partner
In going after ISIS, Obama shouldn’t ignore the threat posed by the regime in Iran.
In ISIS Fight, Iran an Adversary Not a Partner
Japan’s Road Warrior Diplomacy
September 25, 2014
Japan’s Road Warrior Diplomacy
Abe’s unrelenting schedule belies a group of allies eager for Japanese participation.
Japan’s Road Warrior Diplomacy
Interview: Baloch Activists
September 25, 2014
Interview: Baloch Activists
Baloch activists on violence in Balochistan and the struggle for self-determination.
Interview: Baloch Activists
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
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
China and Iran's Historic Naval Exercise
September 23, 2014
China and Iran's Historic Naval Exercise
China and Iran began a four-day naval exercise on Monday, focusing on anti-piracy and rescue operations.
China and Iran's Historic Naval Exercise
Is There an Obama Doctrine?
September 22, 2014
Is There an Obama Doctrine?
In year 6 of his presidency, does Barack Obama have a foreign policy doctrine?
Is There an Obama Doctrine?
The Perils of Hong Kong’s Constitutional Changes
September 21, 2014
The Perils of Hong Kong’s Constitutional Changes
Calling Beijing’s restrictive framework ‘political reform’ is a misnomer.
The Perils of Hong Kong’s Constitutional Changes
North Korea's Diplomacy Bonanza
September 20, 2014
North Korea's Diplomacy Bonanza
The Hermit Kingdom is coming out of its shell this month with a series of unusual diplomatic overtures.
North Korea's Diplomacy Bonanza
Project Mausam: India's Answer to China's 'Maritime Silk Road'
September 18, 2014
Project Mausam: India's Answer to China's 'Maritime Silk Road'
India is using its history, culture and geography to compete with China's "Maritime Silk Road."
Project Mausam: India's Answer to China's 'Maritime Silk Road'
Is Asia the New Silicon Valley?
September 18, 2014
Is Asia the New Silicon Valley?
Plus, al-Qaeda in Myanmar and why are Japanese citizens still buying CDs? General interest links.
Is Asia the New Silicon Valley?
The Magic of Nasta‘liq Calligraphy
September 17, 2014
The Magic of Nasta‘liq Calligraphy
The Diplomat's Akhilesh Pillalamarri reflects on a Washington D.C. exhibition of Persian nasta‘liq calligraphy.
The Magic of Nasta‘liq Calligraphy
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