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Afghanistan’s Bloody Peace Process
July 08, 2019
Afghanistan’s Bloody Peace Process
Even as officials continue to talk peace, violence has surged in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan’s Bloody Peace Process
Chinese Private Security Moves Into Central Asia
July 03, 2019
Chinese Private Security Moves Into Central Asia
With vast investments at stake, Chinese private security firms are expanding operations in Kyrgyzstan and beyond.
Chinese Private Security Moves Into Central Asia
India’s Response to China’s Cyber Attacks
July 03, 2019
India’s Response to China’s Cyber Attacks
Among enduring rivals, sometimes less of a response is more – but only in the short term.
India’s Response to China’s Cyber Attacks
Red Tide: China-North Korea Naval Cooperation
June 25, 2019
Red Tide: China-North Korea Naval Cooperation
The People’s Liberation Army Navy and the Korean People’s Navy continue an old relationship.
Red Tide: China-North Korea Naval Cooperation
Islamic State Comes for South Asia
June 18, 2019
Islamic State Comes for South Asia
The Islamic State has completed its shift from Middle East to South Asia.
Islamic State Comes for South Asia
A Mid-2019 Guide to Chinese Aircraft Carriers
June 18, 2019
A Mid-2019 Guide to Chinese Aircraft Carriers
What is the future trajectory of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy carrier program?
A Mid-2019 Guide to Chinese Aircraft Carriers
Waigal, Afghanistan: ‘This War Will Never End Here’
June 13, 2019
Waigal, Afghanistan: ‘This War Will Never End Here’
In Afghanistan’s “Land of Light,” the Taliban-government war is as much personal blood feud as political conflict.
Waigal, Afghanistan: ‘This War Will Never End Here’
India’s Election: Ghosts in the Machine?
June 07, 2019
India’s Election: Ghosts in the Machine?
Allegations of tampering with electoral voting machines are sowing seeds of discord in Indian politics.
India’s Election: Ghosts in the Machine?
Afghanistan’s Other War
June 04, 2019
Afghanistan’s Other War
In Kabul, the war on crime is becoming just as pressing – and as endless – as the war on terror.
Afghanistan’s Other War
China Has a Head Start in the New Space Race
May 29, 2019
China Has a Head Start in the New Space Race
The “Age of Apollo” is over and the Chang-e era has dawned.
China Has a Head Start in the New Space Race
Can Pakistan Protect CPEC?
May 20, 2019
Can Pakistan Protect CPEC?
An attack on a luxury hotel in the heart of Gwadar proves that Pakistan's military-centric approach is failing.
Can Pakistan Protect CPEC?
Anatomy of a Taiwan Invasion, Part 3: Taiwan's Countermeasures
May 17, 2019
Anatomy of a Taiwan Invasion, Part 3: Taiwan's Countermeasures
A look at Taiwan's military force posture and procurement amid advances in capability by China's PLA.
Anatomy of a Taiwan Invasion, Part 3: Taiwan's Countermeasures
The Peculiar Presence of the Islamic State in Kunar
May 14, 2019
The Peculiar Presence of the Islamic State in Kunar
An opaque offshoot of the self-declared Islamic State in one Afghan province displaced thousands of civilians.
The Peculiar Presence of the Islamic State in Kunar
Why Did the Islamic State Target Sri Lanka?
May 08, 2019
Why Did the Islamic State Target Sri Lanka?
Was the attack on Sri Lanka an example of the Islamic State's opportunism?
Why Did the Islamic State Target Sri Lanka?
Sri Lanka: A New Pattern of Transnational Terror
April 30, 2019
Sri Lanka: A New Pattern of Transnational Terror
The recent attacks are part of Islamic State’s global expansion through local ‘franchises.’
Sri Lanka: A New Pattern of Transnational Terror
Why India’s ASAT Test Was Reckless
April 30, 2019
Why India’s ASAT Test Was Reckless
Publicly available data contradicts official Indian assertions about its first anti-satellite test.
Why India’s ASAT Test Was Reckless
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