Afghanistan Reconstruction: Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics
May 06, 2015
Afghanistan Reconstruction: Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics
Speaking at Cornell’s College of Medicine, SIGAR likens Afghan reconstruction to diagnosing an intractable disease.
Afghanistan Reconstruction: Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics
Former US Commander in Afghanistan Tapped to Lead Joint Chiefs
May 05, 2015
Former US Commander in Afghanistan Tapped to Lead Joint Chiefs
President Obama plans to nominate Marine General Joseph Dunford as the next joint chief of staff of the U.S. military.
Former US Commander in Afghanistan Tapped to Lead Joint Chiefs
Reducing Disaster Risk in the Himalayas
May 05, 2015
Reducing Disaster Risk in the Himalayas
The tragedy in Nepal underscores the need for a disaster risk reduction strategy in the Himalayan region.
Reducing Disaster Risk in the Himalayas
Healing Pakistan's Wounds by Building 141 Schools for Peace
May 05, 2015
Healing Pakistan's Wounds by Building 141 Schools for Peace
The Diplomat speaks to two social entrepreneurs who are addressing Pakistan's shortage of schools.
Healing Pakistan's Wounds by Building 141 Schools for Peace
Leveraging Impact Investment in Post-2014 Afghanistan
May 04, 2015
Leveraging Impact Investment in Post-2014 Afghanistan
Unlocking Afghanistan’s very real potential will require significant investment.
Leveraging Impact Investment in Post-2014 Afghanistan
Start of a US-Sri Lanka 'Reset'?
May 04, 2015
Start of a US-Sri Lanka 'Reset'?
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visits Sri Lanka, bringing reassurances.
Start of a US-Sri Lanka 'Reset'?
Does SAARC Have a Role to Play in Humanitarian Assistance?
May 03, 2015
Does SAARC Have a Role to Play in Humanitarian Assistance?
India's prime minister wants South Asia to come together on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations.
Does SAARC Have a Role to Play in Humanitarian Assistance?
After Unimaginable Destruction and Misery, a Marshall Plan for Nepal?
May 02, 2015
After Unimaginable Destruction and Misery, a Marshall Plan for Nepal?
Nepal's path to reconstruction after it was hit with a 7.8 magnitude earthquake won't be easy.
After Unimaginable Destruction and Misery, a Marshall Plan for Nepal?
Exploring Nepal's Historic Treasures
May 02, 2015
Exploring Nepal's Historic Treasures
Nepal is rich with cultural heritage, as shown by its many monuments.
Exploring Nepal's Historic Treasures
3 'Grueling Realities' for Post-Earthquake Nepal
May 01, 2015
3 'Grueling Realities' for Post-Earthquake Nepal
Three challenges that will plague Nepal's efforts to rebuild.
3 'Grueling Realities' for Post-Earthquake Nepal
India's Growing Muslim Population: A Political Challenge?
May 01, 2015
India's Growing Muslim Population: A Political Challenge?
India’s Muslim community will become the world’s biggest by midcentury, according to a new study.
India's Growing Muslim Population: A Political Challenge?
Another Damning Afghanistan Reconstruction Report
May 01, 2015
Another Damning Afghanistan Reconstruction Report
SIGAR issued its 27th quarterly report to Congress and the news isn’t great.
Another Damning Afghanistan Reconstruction Report
Pakistan Imprisons 10 Men Convicted of Attacking Malala Yousafzai
April 30, 2015
Pakistan Imprisons 10 Men Convicted of Attacking Malala Yousafzai
The 10 men were sentenced to 25 years in prison by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan's Swat district.
Pakistan Imprisons 10 Men Convicted of Attacking Malala Yousafzai
With Trade and Terrorism in Mind, Ghani Visits India
April 30, 2015
With Trade and Terrorism in Mind, Ghani Visits India
On his first state visit to India, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani pushed for closer trade and defense ties.
With Trade and Terrorism in Mind, Ghani Visits India
What Does Regime Change in Sri Lanka Mean for the United States?
April 30, 2015
What Does Regime Change in Sri Lanka Mean for the United States?
Is the Obama administration too eager to embrace Sri Lanka’s new government?
What Does Regime Change in Sri Lanka Mean for the United States?
Reductio Ad Hitlerum: Who Does the Swastika Belong To?
April 30, 2015
Reductio Ad Hitlerum: Who Does the Swastika Belong To?
George Washington University is showing us why the West needs to come to terms with the eastern origins of the Swastika.
Reductio Ad Hitlerum: Who Does the Swastika Belong To?
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