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With Rumored 'Training Camp,' China's Afghanistan Presence Set to Grow
August 29, 2018
With Rumored 'Training Camp,' China's Afghanistan Presence Set to Grow
A larger regional view helps shed light on China’s increasing activities in Afghanistan.
With Rumored 'Training Camp,' China's Afghanistan Presence Set to Grow
Mitigating Extreme Flooding in India: Mobilizing Political Will
August 28, 2018
Mitigating Extreme Flooding in India: Mobilizing Political Will
The first step toward preventing next year’s deadly flood: enforcing disaster management laws that already exist.
Mitigating Extreme Flooding in India: Mobilizing Political Will
When Freedom of Expression Isn't Free: Journalism, Facebook, and Censorship in Bhutan
August 28, 2018
When Freedom of Expression Isn't Free: Journalism, Facebook, and Censorship in Bhutan
Can free expression and journalistic freedoms thrive in Bhutan?
When Freedom of Expression Isn't Free: Journalism, Facebook, and Censorship in Bhutan
Dos and Don'ts for Imran Khan if He Wants to Govern for 5 Years in Pakistan
August 27, 2018
Dos and Don'ts for Imran Khan if He Wants to Govern for 5 Years in Pakistan
Khan should heed the lessons of his predecessors as he assumes the reins of power in Pakistan.
Dos and Don'ts for Imran Khan if He Wants to Govern for 5 Years in Pakistan
Japan's Indo-Pacific Defense Outreach Continues in Sri Lanka and India
August 27, 2018
Japan's Indo-Pacific Defense Outreach Continues in Sri Lanka and India
Itsunori Onodera became the first Japanese defense minister to visit Sri Lanka.
Japan's Indo-Pacific Defense Outreach Continues in Sri Lanka and India
What Will Pakistan-Saudi Arabia Ties Look Like Under Imran Khan?
August 24, 2018
What Will Pakistan-Saudi Arabia Ties Look Like Under Imran Khan?
Khan's first trip overseas will be to Saudi Arabia, to shore up a longtime partnership.
What Will Pakistan-Saudi Arabia Ties Look Like Under Imran Khan?
Nepal’s Success in Wildlife Conservation
August 23, 2018
Nepal’s Success in Wildlife Conservation
The world can learn from Nepal’s community-oriented approach.
Nepal’s Success in Wildlife Conservation
Missed Opportunities for Progress on India’s Ports Bill
August 23, 2018
Missed Opportunities for Progress on India’s Ports Bill
This reform will be critical, given India's port inefficiencies.
Missed Opportunities for Progress on India’s Ports Bill
Another Eid, Another Ceasefire Attempt in Afghanistan
August 23, 2018
Another Eid, Another Ceasefire Attempt in Afghanistan
The latest attempt at a ceasefire is a positive development for Afghanistan.
Another Eid, Another Ceasefire Attempt in Afghanistan
Behind Bangladesh's Protests: Rising Frustration
August 22, 2018
Behind Bangladesh's Protests: Rising Frustration
Looking beyond the immediate trigger of the August protests, what has Bangladesh's society so frustrated?
Behind Bangladesh's Protests: Rising Frustration
What Might Lie Ahead for Afghanistan?
August 21, 2018
What Might Lie Ahead for Afghanistan?
Looking beyond wishful thinking, here are four possible future scenarios for the course of the war in Afghanistan.
What Might Lie Ahead for Afghanistan?
Imran Khan’s Foreign Policy Approach
August 21, 2018
Imran Khan’s Foreign Policy Approach
Khan has a golden chance to right ties with India, Afghanistan, and the U.S. – if the establishment will let him.
Imran Khan’s Foreign Policy Approach
The Consequences of Shifting US-Pakistan Military Ties
August 18, 2018
The Consequences of Shifting US-Pakistan Military Ties
What Trump’s decision to ban Pakistan from military training programs means for the U.S. military.
The Consequences of Shifting US-Pakistan Military Ties
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Man Who Saw India's Entry Into the 21st Century, Dies
August 17, 2018
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Man Who Saw India's Entry Into the 21st Century, Dies
Vajpayee mainstreamed the BJP in Indian politics, ushered South Asia into the nuclear age, and charted a bold course for India.
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Man Who Saw India's Entry Into the 21st Century, Dies
Pakistan’s New Leader Faces a Bailout Conundrum
August 17, 2018
Pakistan’s New Leader Faces a Bailout Conundrum
Does Imran Khan approach the IMF or China? Neither option augurs well.
Pakistan’s New Leader Faces a Bailout Conundrum
Are Afghanistan-Iran Relations on the Mend?
August 16, 2018
Are Afghanistan-Iran Relations on the Mend?
Rouhani’s outreach to Ghani at the SCO summit this summer may herald an improvement in bilateral ties.
Are Afghanistan-Iran Relations on the Mend?
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