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Xi’s Visit Exposes the Limits of China-Nepal Strategic Convergence
October 17, 2019

Xi’s Visit Exposes the Limits of China-Nepal Strategic Convergence

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Despite the interests both sides have for better ties, there are real limits and challenges to this.

How Close Is RCEP to Reality?
October 16, 2019

How Close Is RCEP to Reality?

By Luke Hunt
While progress continues to be touted, challenges remain to be addressed.
Can a Negative Decision at the FATF Bolster Hardliners in Pakistan?
October 16, 2019

Can a Negative Decision at the FATF Bolster Hardliners in Pakistan?

By Umair Jamal
Being blacklisted at the FATF could set back real progress in Pakistan.

Sri Lanka Presidential Hopeful Says Won’t Honor Deal with UN
October 15, 2019

Sri Lanka Presidential Hopeful Says Won’t Honor Deal with UN

By Associated Press
Gotabaya Rajapaksa says he won’t recognized an agreement to investigate alleged war crimes

Inside Afghanistan’s Online Battlefield
October 15, 2019

Inside Afghanistan’s Online Battlefield

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Social media provides another front for battle between the Afghan government and the Taliban.

From ‘Land-Locked’ to ‘Land-Linked’: China’s Xi Goes to Nepal
October 15, 2019

From ‘Land-Locked’ to ‘Land-Linked’: China’s Xi Goes to Nepal

By Eleanor Albert
Both Beijing and Kathmandu stand to benefit from deepening their relationship.

Turkish Modernization of Pakistan’s Agosta 90B Submarines Continues
October 15, 2019

Turkish Modernization of Pakistan’s Agosta 90B Submarines Continues

By Ankit Panda
The submarines will be modernized over the next three years.
China’s Xi Visits Nepal, Elevating Ties to ‘Strategic Partnership of Cooperation’
October 15, 2019

China’s Xi Visits Nepal, Elevating Ties to ‘Strategic Partnership of Cooperation’

By Ankit Panda
The visit marked the highest-level China-Nepal interaction in 23 years.

Can the Chennai Connect Keep India-China Relations on Track?
October 14, 2019

Can the Chennai Connect Keep India-China Relations on Track?

By Vinay Kaura
The Indian and Chinese leaders avoided the hottest issues. Will the Mamallapuram meeting matter?

India Releases 3 Low-Ranking Kashmiri Politicians
October 11, 2019

India Releases 3 Low-Ranking Kashmiri Politicians

By Associated Press
The three released leaders are Yawar Mir, Noor Mohammed, and Shoiab Lone.

Behind the Second Modi-Xi Informal Summit, the Wuhan Spirit Is Fraying
October 10, 2019

Behind the Second Modi-Xi Informal Summit, the Wuhan Spirit Is Fraying

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
The state of the bilateral relationship has gotten rockier since the two leaders last met.
Taliban: From Pariah to Diplomatic Reception
October 10, 2019

Taliban: From Pariah to Diplomatic Reception

By Daud Khattak
From Moscow to Beijing, Tehran to Islamabad, Taliban delegations have found welcome in diplomatic halls.

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