Afghan War Moves North
By Catherine Putz
Taliban pressure in the north serves both military and narrative purposes, and didn’t come out of nowhere.
India in Afghanistan After the Soviet Withdrawal
By Avinandan Choudhury
India’s tough experience in post-1989 Afghanistan could hold lessons for weathering a U.S. troop withdrawal.
Myanmar Speeds up Progress on China’s Belt and Road
By Amara Thiha
Naypyidaw picks up the pace on the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor as other options for FDI fade away.
China's Stake in the Myanmar Peace Process
By Mark Inkey
Why is Beijing providing funds for ethnic armed groups to join a government-backed peace conference?
Myanmar’s Buddhist Rakhine Rebels
By Neil Thompson
The army empowered the Rakhine to commit atrocities against the Rohingya. Now the Rakhine are turning against the state.
Predictions for Afghan Civil War Are Foolhardy
Despite what some journalists have argued, many signs point toward post-2014 reconciliation, argues Robert Dreyfuss.