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Why China’s Submarine Deal With Bangladesh Matters
January 20, 2017
Why China’s Submarine Deal With Bangladesh Matters
A deeper look at Dhaka’s role in an intensifying Great Game in the Indian Ocean.
Why China’s Submarine Deal With Bangladesh Matters
Donald Trump and Central Asia's 'Great Game'
November 16, 2016
Donald Trump and Central Asia's 'Great Game'
How will Donald Trump's election affect the balance of power in Central Asia?
Donald Trump and Central Asia's 'Great Game'
What Central Asia Means to the United States
September 16, 2016
What Central Asia Means to the United States
From the Great Game to the final frontier, Central Asia takes on new importance in a rapidly shrinking world.
What Central Asia Means to the United States
India and Iran: Changing the Great Game
May 27, 2016
India and Iran: Changing the Great Game
The Chabahar port deal has the potential to alter the "great game" in Afghanistan for good.
India and Iran: Changing the Great Game
The New Politics of War and Peace in Afghanistan
January 12, 2016
The New Politics of War and Peace in Afghanistan
It is time to end “Great Game” politics in Afghanistan.
The New Politics of War and Peace in Afghanistan
Stop Using These 2 Phrases to Talk About Central Asia
January 01, 2016
Stop Using These 2 Phrases to Talk About Central Asia
Please, don't let your Great Game spill over into mine.
Stop Using These 2 Phrases to Talk About Central Asia
India and the 21st Century’s Great Game
November 11, 2015
India and the 21st Century’s Great Game
A new monograph calls for India and the U.S. to work together in Eurasia.
India and the 21st Century’s Great Game
Myanmar and the Future of Asia's New Great Game
July 24, 2015
Myanmar and the Future of Asia's New Great Game
Myanmar's opening has made its growing strategic value to major powers even more evident.
Myanmar and the Future of Asia's New Great Game
How the British and the Russians Drew the Afghan-Turkmen Border
March 31, 2015
How the British and the Russians Drew the Afghan-Turkmen Border
Ever wonder why Afghanistan's border with Turkmenistan looks so odd?
How the British and the Russians Drew the Afghan-Turkmen Border
WWI Analogies: Missing the Role of Culture
October 05, 2014
WWI Analogies: Missing the Role of Culture
Culture is having a greater impact on international affairs than ever before.
WWI Analogies: Missing the Role of Culture
Relax, Afghanistan Isn’t Going to Collapse
December 11, 2013
Relax, Afghanistan Isn’t Going to Collapse
Regional states have too many interests at stake in Afghanistan to allow a repeat of the 1990s.
Relax, Afghanistan Isn’t Going to Collapse
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