In Afghanistan, the War Goes On
By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Trust and Leadership: The Art of the US-India Nuclear Deal
By Rohan Mukherjee and Karthik Sivaram
Bush Gave China Permanent Normal Trade Relations Status With the US 15 Years Ago. What Did That Change?
By Ankit Panda
After the Call: Does Taiwan Have a Plan for the Trump Years?
By Ankit Panda
Wheels Up! Has Obama Really Pivoted to Asia?
At least when measured by the time senior U.S. officials are spending in Asia, the pivot is real.
Romney's 'Pivot' ...to George W. Bush?
With proposals to expand the U.S. military, a strong focus on the Middle East, while simultaneously lowering taxes – all seem like moves from a former President’s playbook.
Bush and Cheney on Trial
The Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal accuses George W. Bush and Dick Cheney of war crimes. They are serious accusations, but this isn’t a serious court.
U.S. Wrong on India’s Iran Policy
India has been criticized for not doing enough to pressure Iran. But Delhi has sound economic and domestic reasons for what it’s doing.
Why China, India Clash
Tensions between India and China are about more than specific bilateral disputes. Expect more to come.
India Lets U.S. Down on Iran
India’s decision to walk out of step with the international community on Iran isn’t just a slap in the face for the U.S. – it raises questions about its ability to lead.
Does U.S. Need Grand Strategy?
A grand strategy might be good for headlines, but the days of railing against an “Evil Empire” are behind us.
The Failed State Label
Do states described as “failed” care about being handed the label? Afghan President Hamid Karzai certainly did.