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India’s Urgent Need for Defense Modernization
November 27, 2014
India’s Urgent Need for Defense Modernization
Years of mismanagement have been disastrous for India’s defense.
India’s Urgent Need for Defense Modernization
TAPI Pipeline Finally Sees Some Momentum
November 27, 2014
TAPI Pipeline Finally Sees Some Momentum
Some recent developments appear to have taken the U.S.-backed initiative beyond the concept stage.
TAPI Pipeline Finally Sees Some Momentum
For SAARC to Work, India and Pakistan Must Resolve Differences
November 27, 2014
For SAARC to Work, India and Pakistan Must Resolve Differences
Despite Modi highlighting South Asia’s problems at the SAARC summit, SAARC fails to progress.
For SAARC to Work, India and Pakistan Must Resolve Differences
China Makes Inroads Into India's Backyard
November 27, 2014
China Makes Inroads Into India's Backyard
At the SAARC summit in Nepal, China seeks deeper relationship with South Asian countries.
China Makes Inroads Into India's Backyard
Kim Jong-un Blasts US 'Aggressors'
November 26, 2014
Kim Jong-un Blasts US 'Aggressors'
Plus, Afghan "proxy wars," South Asian nukes, reflections on China's ADIZ and more. Mid-week links.
Kim Jong-un Blasts US 'Aggressors'
Dr. Strangelove’s Advice to U.S. and Russian Nuclear Planners
November 26, 2014
Dr. Strangelove’s Advice to U.S. and Russian Nuclear Planners
A recent report offers some disturbing advice for nuclear weapons policy.
Dr. Strangelove’s Advice to U.S. and Russian Nuclear Planners
Modi’s Diplomatic Chutzpah
November 26, 2014
Modi’s Diplomatic Chutzpah
By inviting U.S. President Barack Obama to India's Republic Day celebrations, Narendra Modi sends a powerful message.
Modi’s Diplomatic Chutzpah
How China Complicates the Iranian Nuclear Talks
November 25, 2014
How China Complicates the Iranian Nuclear Talks
Chinese engagement with Tehran strengthens Iran's bargaining position at its talks with the P5+1.
How China Complicates the Iranian Nuclear Talks
Troubled Skies Above the East China Sea
November 24, 2014
Troubled Skies Above the East China Sea
In its 2014 Report to Congress, the USCC underscores China’s challenge to the U.S. position in East Asia.
Troubled Skies Above the East China Sea
Islamic State and a South Asian Caliphate
November 23, 2014
Islamic State and a South Asian Caliphate
Islamic State has its eyes on South and Southeast Asia. The threat is long-term, but should not be ignored.
Islamic State and a South Asian Caliphate
Russia, China to Hold 2015 Naval Exercises in Mediterranean, Pacific
November 22, 2014
Russia, China to Hold 2015 Naval Exercises in Mediterranean, Pacific
Russia and China will hold naval exercises in the Mediterranean Sea and the Pacific Ocean in 2015.
Russia, China to Hold 2015 Naval Exercises in Mediterranean, Pacific
When General Sharif Went to Washington
November 22, 2014
When General Sharif Went to Washington
A visit by Pakistan's army chief underlines the unique and often troubled relationship between Washington and Rawalpindi.
When General Sharif Went to Washington
The Search for a Missing Peace in Islamabad
November 21, 2014
The Search for a Missing Peace in Islamabad
Afghanistan and Pakistan’s past may have to be ignored if they are to have a future.
The Search for a Missing Peace in Islamabad
Interview: The India-Pakistan Water Dispute
November 21, 2014
Interview: The India-Pakistan Water Dispute
Can the decades-long tensions over access to diminishing water resources ever be solved?
Interview: The India-Pakistan Water Dispute
Kyrgyzstan: A Reluctant Accession to the EEU
November 21, 2014
Kyrgyzstan: A Reluctant Accession to the EEU
The country’s leadership has realized it must join, but is distinctly unenthusiastic at the prospect.
Kyrgyzstan: A Reluctant Accession to the EEU
Pakistan Courts Both US and Russia on Defense
November 21, 2014
Pakistan Courts Both US and Russia on Defense
As Russia's defense minister visits Pakistan, Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff visits Washington.
Pakistan Courts Both US and Russia on Defense
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