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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

Mongolia in Globalization’s Chokehold

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

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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

Afghanistan Has New President; Vote Totals Kept Secret

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

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