October 25, 2019
The Taliban’s Diplomatic Reemergence
By Daud Khattak
Over the past few years, Moscow, Tehran and Beijing have warmed to the Taliban. What explains their change of heart?
October 03, 2019
Saudi-Pakistani Relations Enter Tough Times as Both Riyadh and Islamabad Face Challenges
By Hannan R. Hussain
As regional tensions mount, what lies ahead for Pakistan-Saudi Arabia security ties?
September 27, 2019
Which Is the Bigger Nuclear Threat, Iran or North Korea?
By Timothy S. Rich, Madelynn Einhorn and Parker Cohen
Logically, the U.S. public should be more concerned about North Korea’s program. But the data suggests otherwise.
September 24, 2019
China Should Broker Peace Between Saudi Arabia and Iran
By Lucille Greer
Beijing has the motivation, leverage, and opportunity to convene all parties in the Gulf and pull them back from the brink of war.
September 03, 2019
China-Iran: Thwarting U.S. Oil Sanctions
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Nicolò Sartori
August 13, 2019
Russia, Iran, Others Debate How to Split Caspian Oil Riches
By Alexander Vershinin
The convention signed last year still has not been ratified by Russia or Iran.
July 03, 2019
Chabahar Port: A Step Toward Connectivity for India and Afghanistan
By Khesraw Omid Farooq
For India and Afghanistan, Chabahar holds great promise.
July 01, 2019
Tajikistan Tilts Back Toward Iran
By Catherine Putz
With a new agreement on an old tunnel, and Tehran on the hunt for friends, the tide is pulling Iran and Tajikistan back together for now.
June 21, 2019
Military Action Against Iran: Lessons From the Falklands War
By Franz-Stefan Gady
Few things boost the popularity of a democratically elected politician more than a short military conflict against an authoritarian regime.
December 22, 2018
5 Asian Flashpoints to Watch in 2019
By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
What does 2019 hold for the region?
December 13, 2018
What a US-Iran War Means for Afghanistan and Uzbekistan
By Nicholas Trickett
U.S. coercive pressure on Iran works against Uzbekistan’s regional interests and the stability of Afghanistan.
December 05, 2018
What Comes After the Caspian Sea Deal?
By Stanislav Pritchin
Successful realization of the opportunities opened by the deal will depend on political will among the Caspian littoral states.