November 01, 2019
ISIS in Asia After al-Baghdadi: Business as Usual?
By Ankit Panda
Al-Baghdadi’s death might not alter the Islamic State’s enduring presence in South and Southeast Asia.
August 14, 2019
After Article 370, Will Transnational Terrorist Organizations Look to Kashmir for Permanent War?
By Umair Jamal
Transnational extremist groups may become the next reason for escalation between India and Pakistan.
May 25, 2019
Tajikistan’s Prison Riot: More Than Meets the Eye
By Catherine Putz
The details remain fuzzy, but the conclusion is clear: Something is very wrong.
August 20, 2018
Is China Increasing Its Military Presence in Syria?
By Logan Pauley and Jesse Marks
Parsing China's current -- and future -- involvement in the Syrian conflict.
May 19, 2018
Do Indonesia’s Surabaya Attacks Signal a Rising Terrorism Threat?
By Erin Cook
A closer look at the significance of recent developments in the Southeast Asian state.
October 05, 2017
China in the Middle East: The Iraqi Kurdish Question
By Samuel Ramani
While Beijing’s opposition to separatist movements remains solid, it could nonetheless benefit from the secession of Iraqi Kurdistan.
September 28, 2017
The Islamic State's Support Base in Pakistan Continues to Grow
By Umair Jamal
The Islamic State's flag emerges in Pakistan's capital. How serious is the threat?
September 20, 2017
Malaysia's Foreign Policy in Asia: Punching Above Its Weight?
By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
What is Malaysia's foreign policy? The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran take a look.
September 13, 2017
Will Pakistan Part Ways With Its Proxies?
By Daud Khattak
The recent BRICS declaration can be read as a gentle push from China for Pakistan to ditch the Taliban.
September 03, 2017
Malaysia’s Reckoning With the Islamic State
By Cristina Maza
With ISIS being pushed out of Iraq and Syria, is Malaysia ready?
August 31, 2017
Marawi: Behind the Headlines
By Rory MacNeil
How did Marawi become the center of a crisis and what needs to be done next?
August 23, 2017
Trump’s Afghanistan Plan: Old Wine in a New Bottle
By Uzair Younus
The quagmire in Afghanistan continues under a new administration bent on bombing its way to victory.