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Asia's Deadly Pirates
June 21, 2017
Asia's Deadly Pirates
Asia sees more kidnappings and armed robberies at sea than anywhere else in the world.
Asia's Deadly Pirates
Thailand's Forgotten Insurgency
June 15, 2017
Thailand's Forgotten Insurgency
The Thai government has shown little interest in confronting the growing violence in the south.
Thailand's Forgotten Insurgency
Kashmir on the Brink
June 14, 2017
Kashmir on the Brink
Kashmir remains a tinderbox. Will it ignite again this summer?
Kashmir on the Brink
India and the Fight Against Islamic State
June 14, 2017
India and the Fight Against Islamic State
As India confronts the threat within its borders, could it find common ground with the Trump administration?
India and the Fight Against Islamic State
Privatizing China’s Defense Industry
June 07, 2017
Privatizing China’s Defense Industry
China hopes to create its own military-industrial complex, but it won't be easy.
Privatizing China’s Defense Industry
Sino-Indian Nuclear Rivalry: Glacially Declassified
June 02, 2017
Sino-Indian Nuclear Rivalry: Glacially Declassified
Official documents from a 1966 Air India crash on Mont Blanc could shed light on a key time in India's modern history.
Sino-Indian Nuclear Rivalry: Glacially Declassified
Martial Law Comes to Mindanao
May 30, 2017
Martial Law Comes to Mindanao
Glimpses of the Philippines' offensive against militants in Marawi City.
Martial Law Comes to Mindanao
The Fallout From Pakistan's Nuclear Tests
May 29, 2017
The Fallout From Pakistan's Nuclear Tests
May 28 is officially a "Day of Greatness" for Pakistan, but for many Balochs it's a black day.
The Fallout From Pakistan's Nuclear Tests
The Day After the Second Korean War
May 17, 2017
The Day After the Second Korean War
The greatest threat to U.S. victory in a Korean war scenario isn't the North Korean military. It's postwar insurgency.
The Day After the Second Korean War
For Kashmir, CPEC Highlights Divisions
May 10, 2017
For Kashmir, CPEC Highlights Divisions
Will New Delhi look to bring peace to Kashmir by accepting the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor?
For Kashmir, CPEC Highlights Divisions
The Antiship Mine Gets New Wings
May 10, 2017
The Antiship Mine Gets New Wings
Last used successfully in the Vietnam War, the air-delivered antiship mine is making a comeback.
The Antiship Mine Gets New Wings
Kauai’s Quietly Expanding Military Role
May 04, 2017
Kauai’s Quietly Expanding Military Role
A testing site for weapons systems, missiles, and rockets in the middle of the Pacific.
Kauai’s Quietly Expanding Military Role
North Korea’s Mysterious New Islands
May 01, 2017
North Korea’s Mysterious New Islands
China isn’t the only country with suspicious island construction sites.
North Korea’s Mysterious New Islands
Afghan Jihad Frozen in Time?
April 25, 2017
Afghan Jihad Frozen in Time?
A visit to Hezb-i Islami in the field
Afghan Jihad Frozen in Time?
What Would the Second Korean War Look Like?
April 19, 2017
What Would the Second Korean War Look Like?
The first 24 hours of war on the Korean peninsula could cost hundreds of thousands of lives.
What Would the Second Korean War Look Like?
Pakistan's National Security Adviser on Counterterrorism
April 07, 2017
Pakistan's National Security Adviser on Counterterrorism
Lt. Gen. Janjua speaks about his strategy and his views on current progress in Pakistan’s fight on terror.
Pakistan's National Security Adviser on Counterterrorism
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