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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

Can Afghanistan and Pakistan Prop Each Other Up?

As NATO leaves, a last hope is that Afghans and Pakistanis try economic cooperation
Paula Newberg
March 30, 2012

Globalization From the Heart of Eurasia

Could quest by Kazakhstan’s president for regional and global integration improve policies at home?
Richard Weitz
February 29, 2012

US-Pakistani Relations in Crisis – Part II

Despite growing strategic differences with Pakistan, the US should not reduce civilian aid
Robert M. Hathaway
January 5, 2012

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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

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

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