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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

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

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Ashraf Ghani's Bold Move for Taliban Peace

Both sides are divided; distrust runs high
David Loyn
July 10, 2015

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

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