November 18, 2022
Why Was the Iranian Navy in Jakarta?
By Patrick Dupont
Indonesia's growing ties with Iran and other Middle Eastern states offer a good illustration of its "free and active" foreign policy tradition.
March 17, 2020
The Coming Crisis Along the Iran-Pakistan Border
By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
Qassem Soleimani’s killing will have trickle down effects that could ramp up Baloch militancy in both countries.
January 19, 2019
Pakistan and Syria: Rebuilding a Fractured Relationship
By Ammad Malik
As the Arab World warms to Assad, how should Pakistan respond?
January 11, 2017
Pakistan, Neutrality, and Saudi Arabia's Islamic Military Alliance
By Hamzah Rifaat Hussain
General Raheel Sharif's appointment to lead the Saudi-led alliance presents challenges for Pakistani foreign policy.
January 09, 2017
Pakistan's Ex-Army Chief to Head Saudi-Led Islamic Military Alliance
By Ankit Panda
Less than two months after his retirement, Raheel Sharif is poised to lead a global coalition against terror.
October 18, 2016
Russia's Syria Policy Upsets Central Asian Muslims
By Uran Botobekov
Russia's support of Assad, and bombing of Sunni civilians, is viewed negatively by Central Asians.
October 06, 2016
The Saudi-Iran Rivalry and Sectarian Strife in South Asia
By Abha Shankar
Iran and Saudi Arabia are recruiting and radicalizing local Muslim populations in Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan.
January 22, 2016
Why Is Pakistan Interested in Brokering Peace Between Iran and Saudi Arabia?
By Ankit Panda
Pakistan needs a modus vivendi between Iran and Saudi Arabia to avoid a sectarian implosion at home.
May 22, 2015
Indonesia Should Play a Role in Yemen Conflict
By Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat and Media Wahyudi Askar
Jakarta is well placed to mediate a resolution.
May 18, 2015
Afghanistan: Not Another Proxy Battleground
By Ali Reza Sarwar
Growing sectarian conflict elsewhere has worrying implications for Afghanistan.
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