Evidence from Herat and elsewhere suggests a growing – and at times deadly – Iranian influence over its eastern neighbor.
Our correspondent votes for the first time in her life, and senses real change in her country.
Unchallenged for decades, and facing budget cuts, the U.S. Navy risks losing its capability to challenge the PLA in its near seas.
Nationalists are seeking leverage for the Senkaku/Diaoyu dispute. Japan shouldn’t play into their hands.