Central Asia Description

The Trans-Afghan Pipeline Initiative: No Pipe Dream

Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Pakistan, India agree to move on 1,700-kilometer natural gas pipeline
Marc Grossman
August 28, 2014

Taliban Victory in Afghanistan Would Pose Problem for Pakistan

Demographics require Pakistan to seek stable Afghanistan with power-sharing among ethnic groups
Riaz Hassan
April 15, 2014

Defying the Taliban, Afghans Head to the Polls

Afghans have made great strides since 2001 – April election is a fight for the future
Marc Grossman
March 20, 2014

Iran’s President-Elect May Offer New Opening

Rouhani’s election may prompt new dialogue on nuclear impasse, US-Iranian relations
Mohammed Ayoob
June 20, 2013

Expanding Civil War: After Syria, Iraq?

Iranian-Saudi, Shia-Sunni rivalries drive greater Mideast conflicts
Mohammed Ayoob
May 7, 2013

To Lift Afghan Women, Educate All

Project Artemis recruits Afghan women entrepreneurs, who train and employ fellow Afghans
Susan Froetschel
April 8, 2013

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In Modi’s Mongolia Pivot, a Test of Indian Soft Power

No nation can plan on replacing China’s role in the Mongolian economy
P. Stobdan
May 20, 2015

The Evolving Jihad in South Asia

The Islamic State threatens Iran from both Iraq and Afghanistan
Arif Rafiq
April 10, 2015

Central Asia Hurting as Russia’s Ruble Sinks

Inflation hurts those who rely on remittance and imports from Russia
David Trilling and Timur Toktonaliev
November 6, 2014

Saving Languages Through Korean Soap Operas

Fate of endangered languages could rest on crowd-sourced translations
Rose Eveleth
October 6, 2014

War Against the Islamic State

Countries in the Middle East scramble for new alliances
Talmiz Ahmad
October 1, 2014

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