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Time for Convergence: Iran-Afghanistan Relations After the Nuclear Deal
June 01, 2016
Time for Convergence: Iran-Afghanistan Relations After the Nuclear Deal
The recent agreement will likely have major economic and security effects on bilateral ties.
Time for Convergence: Iran-Afghanistan Relations After the Nuclear Deal
In Afghanistan, Time to Wage War for Peace
June 01, 2016
In Afghanistan, Time to Wage War for Peace
With the Taliban leadership in transition, now is the time for the Afghan government to go on the offensive.
In Afghanistan, Time to Wage War for Peace
Pakistan’s Way of Fighting Militancy: Wait Until the War Comes Home
June 01, 2016
Pakistan’s Way of Fighting Militancy: Wait Until the War Comes Home
The state’s policy of allowing fundamentalist groups to operate and preach freely in the country has radicalized Pakistani society.
Pakistan’s Way of Fighting Militancy: Wait Until the War Comes Home
Pakistan Fails to Seal F-16 Deal
May 31, 2016
Pakistan Fails to Seal F-16 Deal
A bilateral deal for the purchase of eight F-16 fighter jets has purportedly expired, according to media reports.
Pakistan Fails to Seal F-16 Deal
Did Hope for Afghan Peace Die With Mullah Mansour?
May 31, 2016
Did Hope for Afghan Peace Die With Mullah Mansour?
Mansour's death makes peace talks even less likely, while inflaming regional tensions.
Did Hope for Afghan Peace Die With Mullah Mansour?
5 Reasons Why Helmand Matters to the Taliban
May 31, 2016
5 Reasons Why Helmand Matters to the Taliban
Will Kabul be able to thwart the Taliban from taking control of Helmand?
5 Reasons Why Helmand Matters to the Taliban
3 Reasons the Chabahar Agreement Won't Solve South Asia's Problems
May 30, 2016
3 Reasons the Chabahar Agreement Won't Solve South Asia's Problems
The Chabahar agreement is good, but it won’t fix South Asia’s problems
3 Reasons the Chabahar Agreement Won't Solve South Asia's Problems
India, Saudi Arabia, and the Fight Against Terrorism
May 28, 2016
India, Saudi Arabia, and the Fight Against Terrorism
India and Saudi Arabia are oiling a fledgling partnership on counterterrorism issues. How far can cooperation go?
India, Saudi Arabia, and the Fight Against Terrorism
A Good Taliban, Bad Taliban Strategy for the US and Afghanistan?
May 28, 2016
A Good Taliban, Bad Taliban Strategy for the US and Afghanistan?
Who is Mullah Rasool, and why is he receiving funding from the U.S. and Afghanistan?
A Good Taliban, Bad Taliban Strategy for the US and Afghanistan?
India and Iran: Changing the Great Game
May 27, 2016
India and Iran: Changing the Great Game
The Chabahar port deal has the potential to alter the "great game" in Afghanistan for good.
India and Iran: Changing the Great Game
China’s Chengdu-Lhasa Railway: Tibet and 'One Belt, One Road'
May 27, 2016
China’s Chengdu-Lhasa Railway: Tibet and 'One Belt, One Road'
A newly planned railway linking Tibet with central China will serve to provide stability for the Belt and Road.
China’s Chengdu-Lhasa Railway: Tibet and 'One Belt, One Road'
China’s Halal Constitution
May 27, 2016
China’s Halal Constitution
“Islamic” legislation stirs debate as the PRC engages the Muslim world.
China’s Halal Constitution
Peace With Gulbuddin Hekmatyar: A Blessing or a Curse?
May 27, 2016
Peace With Gulbuddin Hekmatyar: A Blessing or a Curse?
By making peace with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, is the Afghan National Unity Government inviting future troubles?
Peace With Gulbuddin Hekmatyar: A Blessing or a Curse?
The Legacy of Mullah Mansour
May 27, 2016
The Legacy of Mullah Mansour
What Mansour's life and death meant for the Taliban, and hopes of peace.
The Legacy of Mullah Mansour
Killing Mullah Mansour Might Have Been All About the Haqqani Network
May 26, 2016
Killing Mullah Mansour Might Have Been All About the Haqqani Network
For the new leadership of the Afghan Taliban, the peace process won't even be a back-burner issue.
Killing Mullah Mansour Might Have Been All About the Haqqani Network
Did India Hide a Failed Supersonic Missile Test?
May 26, 2016
Did India Hide a Failed Supersonic Missile Test?
Despite reports to the contrary, the test of an Indian ballistic missile defense system apparently was a failure.
Did India Hide a Failed Supersonic Missile Test?
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