In Afghanistan, SIGAR Says Attaching Strings to Aid is a Good Idea
July 30, 2015
In Afghanistan, SIGAR Says Attaching Strings to Aid is a Good Idea
SIGAR’s latest quarterly report stresses conditionality in aid and highlights accuracy problems at USAID.
In Afghanistan, SIGAR Says Attaching Strings to Aid is a Good Idea
Afghanistan's Ex-Intelligence Chief Reflects on Mullah Omar's Death
July 30, 2015
Afghanistan's Ex-Intelligence Chief Reflects on Mullah Omar's Death
Amrullah Saleh, the former head of Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security (NDS), discusses Mullah Omar's death.
Afghanistan's Ex-Intelligence Chief Reflects on Mullah Omar's Death
Dead or Alive, Is Mullah Omar Still a Wanted Man?
July 30, 2015
Dead or Alive, Is Mullah Omar Still a Wanted Man?
The leader of the Afghan Taliban for over two decades, Mullah Omar, may finally be dead. Or not.
Dead or Alive, Is Mullah Omar Still a Wanted Man?
Preempt, Push, and Protect: India’s Strategy after the Iran Deal
July 29, 2015
Preempt, Push, and Protect: India’s Strategy after the Iran Deal
With the nuclear deal done, New Delhi must anticipate certain risks to its regional approach and adapt accordingly.
Preempt, Push, and Protect: India’s Strategy after the Iran Deal
Should India Thank British Rule For a Free Press?
July 29, 2015
Should India Thank British Rule For a Free Press?
The British were instrumental in creating the one institution that, like nothing else, helped bring down their rule in India.
Should India Thank British Rule For a Free Press?
Terror in Punjab: What Happened?
July 29, 2015
Terror in Punjab: What Happened?
A recent terror attack in Punjab raises questions about the future of India-Pakistan relations.
Terror in Punjab: What Happened?
Central Asia’s Stake in Afghanistan’s War
July 29, 2015
Central Asia’s Stake in Afghanistan’s War
Afghan forces are fighting Central Asian extremists. Time for the region to get more involved.
Central Asia’s Stake in Afghanistan’s War
The ‘Unfinished War’ Against Sri Lanka’s Tamils
July 28, 2015
The ‘Unfinished War’ Against Sri Lanka’s Tamils
A new report details torture and sexual abuses in Sri Lanka -- in the post-war period.
The ‘Unfinished War’ Against Sri Lanka’s Tamils
After Modi's Visit, Is Central Asia Open for Indian Business?
July 28, 2015
After Modi's Visit, Is Central Asia Open for Indian Business?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Central Asia is an important moment for Indian business to increase its presence in the region.
After Modi's Visit, Is Central Asia Open for Indian Business?
Will the Iran Deal Help the Iran-Pakistan Pipeline Project?
July 28, 2015
Will the Iran Deal Help the Iran-Pakistan Pipeline Project?
Iranian sanctions relief could mean the completion of the Iran-Pakistan pipeline project is more likely.
Will the Iran Deal Help the Iran-Pakistan Pipeline Project?
China's Sri Lankan Port Ambitions Persist
July 27, 2015
China's Sri Lankan Port Ambitions Persist
Sri Lanka's Hambantota Port will continue to receive Chinese attention.
China's Sri Lankan Port Ambitions Persist
How Hamid Karzai Continues to Rule Afghanistan From Beyond the (Political) Grave
July 25, 2015
How Hamid Karzai Continues to Rule Afghanistan From Beyond the (Political) Grave
The former Afghan president is leveraging a personal network to exercise influence beyond his term.
How Hamid Karzai Continues to Rule Afghanistan From Beyond the (Political) Grave
'This Will Make the Country a Chinese Colony'
July 25, 2015
'This Will Make the Country a Chinese Colony'
A constitutional amendment in the Maldives has India worried about Chinese influence.
'This Will Make the Country a Chinese Colony'
Climate Change: Can India Take the Lead in Paris?
July 24, 2015
Climate Change: Can India Take the Lead in Paris?
Recent initiatives suggest the country could play a more confident role at COP 21.
Climate Change: Can India Take the Lead in Paris?
Sri Lankan Civil War: What If the Tamil Tigers Weren't Labelled as 'Terrorists'?
July 24, 2015
Sri Lankan Civil War: What If the Tamil Tigers Weren't Labelled as 'Terrorists'?
How labeling a group influences the standards of civilian protection in wartime is a pertinent question.
Sri Lankan Civil War: What If the Tamil Tigers Weren't Labelled as 'Terrorists'?
Washington and Kabul Want a Joint Strategy Against ISIS in Afghanistan
July 21, 2015
Washington and Kabul Want a Joint Strategy Against ISIS in Afghanistan
Kabul and Washington are trying to nip the Islamic State in the bud in Afghanistan.
Washington and Kabul Want a Joint Strategy Against ISIS in Afghanistan
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