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In Iraq, ISIS is Not the United States’ Only Enemy
August 22, 2014
In Iraq, ISIS is Not the United States’ Only Enemy
The U.S. intervention in Iraq is justified, but U.S. policy elsewhere in the region makes matters difficult.
In Iraq, ISIS is Not the United States’ Only Enemy
This 16th Century Battle Created the Modern Middle East
August 21, 2014
This 16th Century Battle Created the Modern Middle East
The pivotal legacy of the Battle of Chaldiran still reverberates 500 years later.
This 16th Century Battle Created the Modern Middle East
Central and South Asia: Progress with Small Steps
August 20, 2014
Central and South Asia: Progress with Small Steps
There is no magic bullet for the region’s troubles, but smaller initiatives can produce incremental gains.
Central and South Asia: Progress with Small Steps
India’s Quest for Energy in Central Asia
August 18, 2014
India’s Quest for Energy in Central Asia
Modi has an opportunity to make inroads into the energy-rich region, but will need some clever diplomacy.
India’s Quest for Energy in Central Asia
<i>Dukhtar</i>: A Woman’s Story in Pakistan
August 17, 2014
Dukhtar: A Woman’s Story in Pakistan
An independent Pakistani filmmaker defies the odds to tackle an important human rights issue.
Dukhtar: A Woman’s Story in Pakistan
How Will the Ukrainian Crisis Affect Russia's Approach to Asia?
August 16, 2014
How Will the Ukrainian Crisis Affect Russia's Approach to Asia?
How will the conflict in Eastern Ukraine affect Russia’s future engagement with East Asia?
How Will the Ukrainian Crisis Affect Russia's Approach to Asia?
Grant Kurdistan Arms and Independence
August 14, 2014
Grant Kurdistan Arms and Independence
An independent Kurdistan could be a stable, pro-Western ally in the Middle East.
Grant Kurdistan Arms and Independence
China’s Not Anti-Religion, It’s Anti-Threat
August 12, 2014
China’s Not Anti-Religion, It’s Anti-Threat
Recent crackdowns on Islam and Christianity are part of a larger campaign to reassert the CCP's social control.
China’s Not Anti-Religion, It’s Anti-Threat
In Defense of Not Doing Stupid Stuff
August 12, 2014
In Defense of Not Doing Stupid Stuff
Hillary Clinton shouldn't abandon the Obama administration's cautious approach to foreign policymaking.
In Defense of Not Doing Stupid Stuff
The Plight of Nepal’s Migrant Workers
August 11, 2014
The Plight of Nepal’s Migrant Workers
Often cheated and frequently facing atrocious working conditions, young Nepalese are still flocking abroad for work.
The Plight of Nepal’s Migrant Workers
Why the Cowpens Saga Matters
August 07, 2014
Why the Cowpens Saga Matters
The Cowpens story is not only bizarre. It also undercuts the fleet's reputation, which undercuts its political utility.
Why the Cowpens Saga Matters
Blasphemy and Religious Intolerance in Pakistan
August 07, 2014
Blasphemy and Religious Intolerance in Pakistan
Recent violence against the Ahmadi minority is part of a disturbing trend.
Blasphemy and Religious Intolerance in Pakistan
Why China's Love for Putin Is Dangerous
August 06, 2014
Why China's Love for Putin Is Dangerous
Chinese admiration for Putin's hardline policies could put pressure on Beijing to follow suit.
Why China's Love for Putin Is Dangerous
The Gaza Crisis and Indian Discourse
August 05, 2014
The Gaza Crisis and Indian Discourse
Despite the BJP’s attempts to stay above the fray, India’s public is being affected by images from Gaza.
The Gaza Crisis and Indian Discourse
Is a Silent India the Best India?
August 05, 2014
Is a Silent India the Best India?
India’s policy of non-interference will continue to serve it well in today’s volatile international climate.
Is a Silent India the Best India?
Asia’s Iran Oil Imports Increase 25%
August 01, 2014
Asia’s Iran Oil Imports Increase 25%
During the first half of 2014, Asia imported 25 percent more oil from Iran than in the first half of 2013.
Asia’s Iran Oil Imports Increase 25%
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