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Pakistan's Ex-Army Chief to Head Saudi-Led Islamic Military Alliance
January 09, 2017
Pakistan's Ex-Army Chief to Head Saudi-Led Islamic Military Alliance
Less than two months after his retirement, Raheel Sharif is poised to lead a global coalition against terror.
Pakistan's Ex-Army Chief to Head Saudi-Led Islamic Military Alliance
The Story Behind China's Long-Stalled Mine in Afghanistan
January 07, 2017
The Story Behind China's Long-Stalled Mine in Afghanistan
Nine years after Chinese companies took control of Mes Aynak, copper extraction has yet to start.
The Story Behind China's Long-Stalled Mine in Afghanistan
China’s Trouble With Pakistan’s Turbulent Democracy
January 07, 2017
China’s Trouble With Pakistan’s Turbulent Democracy
The real stumbling block to CPEC? The differences in political systems between China and Pakistan.
China’s Trouble With Pakistan’s Turbulent Democracy
Declassified: How India Tracked Pakistan’s Development of a Nuclear Device
January 06, 2017
Declassified: How India Tracked Pakistan’s Development of a Nuclear Device
Newly declassified documents reveal how New Delhi tracked Islamabad’s pursuit of a nuclear device.
Declassified: How India Tracked Pakistan’s Development of a Nuclear Device
What Demonetization Means for Indian States
January 06, 2017
What Demonetization Means for Indian States
The controversial policy has sparked both criticism and a competition to lead the new, digital economy.
What Demonetization Means for Indian States
Legalizing Opium Won't Work for Afghanistan
January 05, 2017
Legalizing Opium Won't Work for Afghanistan
Opium fuels the insurgency in Afghanistan and its eradication is a top priority. But legalization isn't the answer.
Legalizing Opium Won't Work for Afghanistan
Demonetization and Beyond: Narendra Modi's Vision for India in 2017
January 05, 2017
Demonetization and Beyond: Narendra Modi's Vision for India in 2017
The Indian prime minister's new year's address outlined his plans for the year ahead.
Demonetization and Beyond: Narendra Modi's Vision for India in 2017
How Russia May Approach the Taliban and Afghanistan in 2017
January 04, 2017
How Russia May Approach the Taliban and Afghanistan in 2017
A revealing interview with Putin's top envoy in Afghanistan suggests continued rapprochement with the Taliban.
How Russia May Approach the Taliban and Afghanistan in 2017
How India's National Green Tribunal Upheld Environmental Protections in 2016
January 03, 2017
How India's National Green Tribunal Upheld Environmental Protections in 2016
India's National Green Tribunal played an important part in several notable environmental cases in 2016.
How India's National Green Tribunal Upheld Environmental Protections in 2016
India, Sri Lanka Revisit Palk Strait Fishing Dispute in Ministerial Talks
January 03, 2017
India, Sri Lanka Revisit Palk Strait Fishing Dispute in Ministerial Talks
India agreed to crack down on bottom trawling, an environmentally destructive and unsustainable fishing practice.
India, Sri Lanka Revisit Palk Strait Fishing Dispute in Ministerial Talks
Can the Pakistan People’s Party Restore Itself to Its Past Glory?
December 30, 2016
Can the Pakistan People’s Party Restore Itself to Its Past Glory?
The apparent lack of vision and substance in the party’s current workings doesn’t bode well for its future.
Can the Pakistan People’s Party Restore Itself to Its Past Glory?
Farmers Without Markets: Afghanistan's Struggle Toward an Agricultural Economy
December 30, 2016
Farmers Without Markets: Afghanistan's Struggle Toward an Agricultural Economy
Instability and a lack of connectivity combine to keep Afghanistan's farmers from prospering.
Farmers Without Markets: Afghanistan's Struggle Toward an Agricultural Economy
Changes at the Top Levels of Government in Delhi
December 30, 2016
Changes at the Top Levels of Government in Delhi
Delhi's lieutenant governor resigned. What comes next?
Changes at the Top Levels of Government in Delhi
Nawaz Sharif's Newfound Power
December 30, 2016
Nawaz Sharif's Newfound Power
Nawaz Sharif's position heading into 2017 is far stronger than it was three years ago.
Nawaz Sharif's Newfound Power
Water Crisis in Bangladesh's Urban Slums
December 30, 2016
Water Crisis in Bangladesh's Urban Slums
In Bangladesh's slums, residents often lack reliable access to safe drinking water.
Water Crisis in Bangladesh's Urban Slums
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