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Can China and Turkey Forge a New Silk Road?

Trade, cultural exchanges enrich Sino-Turkish ties, but new Silk Road is a distant dream
Anna Beth Keim, Sulmaan Khan
January 18, 2013

Two Diverging Roads for Afghanistan

China and India invest billions in Afghan infrastructure, good reason to promote security
Thomas Barfield
January 11, 2013

Iran’s Nuclear Program: Handle With Care

Iran should understand it signals strength by backing away from nuclear- weapons program
Jamsheed K. Choksy, Carol E. B. Choksy
November 14, 2012

Mongolia in Globalization’s Chokehold

Mongolia exemplifies how rapid globalization reduces checks and balances, increases exploitation
Mark Juergensmeyer
October 19, 2012

The Court Rules in Pakistan

Pakistan Supreme Court’s dogged efforts to reduce corruption could signal democracy – or chaos
Paula Newberg
June 21, 2012

Designing Fair Shares Prosperity in Asia

Asia’s future depends on sustainable investments, prosperity shared by all, not export-led growth
Chandran Nair
May 31, 2012

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Afghanistan Has New President; Vote Totals Kept Secret

Process was lengthy, but Afghanistan has two leaders
Daniel Politi
September 23, 2014

Russia: Friction With the West, New Ties With the East

But can ambitious powers neglect entire continents?
Laurence Neville
September 23, 2014

Pointless Punishment

Sanctions are not easing conflict in Ukraine and could disrupt Asian allies of the US
Ely Ratner and Elizabeth Rosenberg
August 23, 2014

UN: Surging Environmental Crime Funds Conflicts, Hurts Growth

Conflicts and crime reduce aid and destabilize nations
June 27, 2014

China Says It Will Help Iraq

As extremists sweep through Iraq, the US sends forces
Rita Brown
June 18, 2014

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