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Pakistan Decreases its UN Peacekeeping Contributions
July 24, 2014
Pakistan Decreases its UN Peacekeeping Contributions
Plus, Afghanistan's national unity government, the BJP gets strict with its members and more. Mid-week links.
Pakistan Decreases its UN Peacekeeping Contributions
Nuclear Testing and the South Asia Arms Race
July 23, 2014
Nuclear Testing and the South Asia Arms Race
India has the ability to reduce nuclear tension in South Asia within the current treaty framework.
Nuclear Testing and the South Asia Arms Race
Can the US and China Cooperate on Counterterrorism?
July 23, 2014
Can the US and China Cooperate on Counterterrorism?
There are strong arguments to suggest they should, if only the political hang-ups could be overcome.
Can the US and China Cooperate on Counterterrorism?
Controversy as Indian Journalist Meets 26/11 Mastermind
July 23, 2014
Controversy as Indian Journalist Meets 26/11 Mastermind
Ved Pratap Vaidik’s meeting with Hafiz Saeed generates more controversy than it should have.
Controversy as Indian Journalist Meets 26/11 Mastermind
Why Are South Asian States So Weak?
July 22, 2014
Why Are South Asian States So Weak?
Can South Asia’s states overcome the legacy of their histories?
Why Are South Asian States So Weak?
1947 Partition Archive: Preserving the Past
July 19, 2014
1947 Partition Archive: Preserving the Past
The 1947 Partition Archive is creating an oral history of a momentous time.
1947 Partition Archive: Preserving the Past
Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17: What If Russia Wasn’t Involved?
July 19, 2014
Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17: What If Russia Wasn’t Involved?
There is an increasing amount of evidence that Russia wasn’t necessarily directly involved in the tragedy.
Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17: What If Russia Wasn’t Involved?
Japan, UK to Jointly Develop Missile Technology
July 19, 2014
Japan, UK to Jointly Develop Missile Technology
Plus, PLA infantry to exercise with the U.S. and Australia, the UCLASS, and MH17. Defense links.
Japan, UK to Jointly Develop Missile Technology
China Announces Special Envoy for Afghanistan
July 19, 2014
China Announces Special Envoy for Afghanistan
China's foreign ministry claims the envoy will "ensure lasting peace, stability and development for Afghanistan."
China Announces Special Envoy for Afghanistan
India Faces off With Pakistan, China on Disputed Kashmir Borders
July 18, 2014
India Faces off With Pakistan, China on Disputed Kashmir Borders
Both incidents highlight the continued instability on the disputed borders in Kashmir.
India Faces off With Pakistan, China on Disputed Kashmir Borders
Pakistan and China: A Precarious Friendship?
July 17, 2014
Pakistan and China: A Precarious Friendship?
In contrast to the public posturing, the relationship on the ground is more complex and multilayered.
Pakistan and China: A Precarious Friendship?
How Afghanistan Pulled Back From the Brink
July 17, 2014
How Afghanistan Pulled Back From the Brink
A new compromise gives Afghanistan the political chance it’s been lacking. Still, implementation will not be easy.
How Afghanistan Pulled Back From the Brink
Pakistan, Belarus Plan Military and Technical Cooperation
July 17, 2014
Pakistan, Belarus Plan Military and Technical Cooperation
Pakistan may be looking to export arms to Belarus.
Pakistan, Belarus Plan Military and Technical Cooperation
Asia Fears But Likes China
July 16, 2014
Asia Fears But Likes China
A new Pew survey finds that Asia nations fear a military conflict with China, but still view it favorable.
Asia Fears But Likes China
Is Turkmenistan the Next Central Asian Tiger?
July 15, 2014
Is Turkmenistan the Next Central Asian Tiger?
The country has been authoritarian and isolationist, but its reforms are beginning to show promise.
Is Turkmenistan the Next Central Asian Tiger?
China and Strategic Imbalance
July 14, 2014
China and Strategic Imbalance
‘This is the decade of power transitions in Asia.’
China and Strategic Imbalance
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