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The US-China Power Transition: Stage II
June 30, 2016
The US-China Power Transition: Stage II
China's assertiveness -- and U.S. hedging -- is a natural part of a power transition. It's also dangerous.
The US-China Power Transition: Stage II
Time to Act on Iran’s Human Rights Abuses
June 29, 2016
Time to Act on Iran’s Human Rights Abuses
The West must make any trade ties conditional on improvements in human rights.
Time to Act on Iran’s Human Rights Abuses
Kazakhstan Wins Seat on UN Security Council
June 29, 2016
Kazakhstan Wins Seat on UN Security Council
Kazakhstan beat out Thailand for a non-permanent seat on the security council.
Kazakhstan Wins Seat on UN Security Council
Invest in Afghanistan, the Gateway to Silk Roads
June 27, 2016
Invest in Afghanistan, the Gateway to Silk Roads
Afghanistan hopes to attract regional investment to capitalize on its untapped potential.
Invest in Afghanistan, the Gateway to Silk Roads
Will the Chabahar Port Project Get Spoiled By Regional Narco-Terror Networks?
June 26, 2016
Will the Chabahar Port Project Get Spoiled By Regional Narco-Terror Networks?
The Chabahar Port project may be targeted by networks of drug smugglers and terrorists alike. Is Iran up to the task?
Will the Chabahar Port Project Get Spoiled By Regional Narco-Terror Networks?
Toward Stronger Economic Relations Between Pakistan and Iran
June 26, 2016
Toward Stronger Economic Relations Between Pakistan and Iran
Pakistan and Iran need to come together to develop their economic and trade ties.
Toward Stronger Economic Relations Between Pakistan and Iran
Kazakhstan’s Security Council Bid and Its Troubling Rights Record
June 25, 2016
Kazakhstan’s Security Council Bid and Its Troubling Rights Record
Before it becomes the first Central Asian country to join the Security Council, a closer look is in order.
Kazakhstan’s Security Council Bid and Its Troubling Rights Record
How Hybrid Warfare Could Change Asia
June 25, 2016
How Hybrid Warfare Could Change Asia
What the future of warfare might look like in Asia.
How Hybrid Warfare Could Change Asia
How Important Is China to Central Asia?
June 24, 2016
How Important Is China to Central Asia?
Putin has big Eurasian dreams and more on the SCO; recommended reads.
How Important Is China to Central Asia?
Pakistan, India, and the NSG: A Curious Case of Norms and Discrimination
June 24, 2016
Pakistan, India, and the NSG: A Curious Case of Norms and Discrimination
"The international nonproliferation regime has survived on pragmatism, discrimination, and a quantum of morality."
Pakistan, India, and the NSG: A Curious Case of Norms and Discrimination
Seeking Status: Will India Learn the Lessons of Bismarck's Germany?
June 24, 2016
Seeking Status: Will India Learn the Lessons of Bismarck's Germany?
What kind of power will India become?
Seeking Status: Will India Learn the Lessons of Bismarck's Germany?
Pakistan's Stunted Foreign Policy
June 24, 2016
Pakistan's Stunted Foreign Policy
In an increasingly interconnected world, Pakistan needs to move past India and toward diversification.
Pakistan's Stunted Foreign Policy
The Overlooked Threat to CPEC in Gwadar
June 23, 2016
The Overlooked Threat to CPEC in Gwadar
Water shortages and the resulting local desperation could scuttle the ambitious geopolitical plan.
The Overlooked Threat to CPEC in Gwadar
20 Years Later, the CTBT Is Still in Limbo
June 22, 2016
20 Years Later, the CTBT Is Still in Limbo
20 years later, the CTBT is no closer to seeing its formal entry into force.
20 Years Later, the CTBT Is Still in Limbo
Australia’s ‘Boat People’: Then and Now
June 21, 2016
Australia’s ‘Boat People’: Then and Now
40 years ago Australia welcomed refugees. It can do so again.
Australia’s ‘Boat People’: Then and Now
How the Torkham Incident Threatens CPEC, TAPI, and CASA
June 21, 2016
How the Torkham Incident Threatens CPEC, TAPI, and CASA
Pakistan's regional isolation could undermine its long-term strategic plans.
How the Torkham Incident Threatens CPEC, TAPI, and CASA
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