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China and Sri Lanka: Between a Dream and a Nightmare
November 18, 2016
China and Sri Lanka: Between a Dream and a Nightmare
Colombo is realizing the unintended strategic consequences of closer ties with Beijing.
China and Sri Lanka: Between a Dream and a Nightmare
An Alliance Between Islamic State and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi in Pakistan Was Inevitable
November 15, 2016
An Alliance Between Islamic State and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi in Pakistan Was Inevitable
Anti-Shia ideology and mutual interest bind the two terrorist groups together.
An Alliance Between Islamic State and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi in Pakistan Was Inevitable
India’s Fight Against Fake Currency
November 15, 2016
India’s Fight Against Fake Currency
The fake currency notes pumped into India from Pakistan are nothing less than economic terrorism.
India’s Fight Against Fake Currency
Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste Prepare for Strategic Elections
November 14, 2016
Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste Prepare for Strategic Elections
Elections in the two countries could determine their future interactions with ASEAN neighbors.
Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste Prepare for Strategic Elections
Is the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor a 21st Century East India Company?
November 11, 2016
Is the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor a 21st Century East India Company?
A closer look at the hidden dangers CPEC could bring for Pakistan.
Is the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor a 21st Century East India Company?
Nepal Leads South Asia in Women's Political Representation
November 11, 2016
Nepal Leads South Asia in Women's Political Representation
Nepal's Constitution ensures 33 percent of parliamentary seats are reserved for women.
Nepal Leads South Asia in Women's Political Representation
Reconsidering US Leadership at the Human Rights Council
November 11, 2016
Reconsidering US Leadership at the Human Rights Council
Notwithstanding the Obama administration’s modest achievements, continued engagement with the UN HRC is a good thing.
Reconsidering US Leadership at the Human Rights Council
SAARC Is Dead; Long Live SAARC
November 05, 2016
SAARC Is Dead; Long Live SAARC
Why the cancellation of the 19th SAARC summit could mean new life for the regional grouping.
SAARC Is Dead; Long Live SAARC
Why Israel Can't Be a Strategic Role Model for India
November 03, 2016
Why Israel Can't Be a Strategic Role Model for India
Comparisons between the Indian and Israeli militaries overlook some obvious differences.
Why Israel Can't Be a Strategic Role Model for India
Why Duterte’s Deals With China May Be Security Concerns
November 02, 2016
Why Duterte’s Deals With China May Be Security Concerns
The president's recent agreements with China are already raising troubling questions that need answers.
Why Duterte’s Deals With China May Be Security Concerns
Here Come the Taliban Drones
November 02, 2016
Here Come the Taliban Drones
For the first time ever, the Taliban used an off-the-shelf drone to record a suicide attack.
Here Come the Taliban Drones
Goa Summit Could Be the Turning Point for BIMSTEC
November 02, 2016
Goa Summit Could Be the Turning Point for BIMSTEC
"With Pakistan perennially playing spoilsport in SAARC, BIMSTEC can be expected to play a greater role."
Goa Summit Could Be the Turning Point for BIMSTEC
China, Sri Lankan Set to Finalize Agreements For Hambantota Port Phase 2
October 31, 2016
China, Sri Lankan Set to Finalize Agreements For Hambantota Port Phase 2
China and Sri Lanka are expected to move forward on Hambantota port in November 2016.
China, Sri Lankan Set to Finalize Agreements For Hambantota Port Phase 2
BRICS, BIMSTEC, and Anti-Terrorism: What Did India Accomplish?
October 25, 2016
BRICS, BIMSTEC, and Anti-Terrorism: What Did India Accomplish?
India, as the host of the two latest summits, sought to further isolate Pakistan and promote anti-terrorism.
BRICS, BIMSTEC, and Anti-Terrorism: What Did India Accomplish?
Sri Lanka: Separatists or Minorities?
October 22, 2016
Sri Lanka: Separatists or Minorities?
UN Special Rapporteur says Sri Lanka needs to show its commitment to minority rights through concrete action.
Sri Lanka: Separatists or Minorities?
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