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Water Challenges Asia’s Rising Powers – Part I

Fierce competition over water threatens China’s economic progress and global food, energy prices
Keith Schneider
July 12, 2011

When Millennia-Old Mummies Threaten National Identity

Ancient Silk Road exhibition brings China’s problems with Xinjiang into focus
James Cuno
February 23, 2011

A Tale of Two Ports

Gwadar and Chabahar display Chinese-Indian rivalry in the Arabian Sea
Christophe Jaffrelot
January 7, 2011

Diasporas Shape Politics Back Home from Afar

Global communications make transnational engagement from diasporas a growing force
Terrence Lyons, Peter Mandaville
November 19, 2010

Endgame for Afghanistan

Iran and other regional neighbors are indispensable for smooth transition in Afghanistan
Sreeram Chaulia
November 17, 2010

US in Asia: Seeking Partners at a Troubled Time – Part I

Obama seeks India as strategic partner and career builder
Ashok Malik
November 10, 2010

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Fars News Agency: The US Is Secretly Run by Nazi Space Aliens

Interviewer skeptical about claims that aliens “don’t interfere with our affairs” unless invited
Max Fisher
January 24, 2014

“Chance of a Century”: International Investors Flock to Tehran

Oil and gas firms are eager to develop Iran’s huge reserves
Susanne Koelbl
January 6, 2014

Karzai Has More Demands for Accord Extending US Troop Presence

Accord must be signed by end of year, or the US will prepare to walk away
Tim Craig, Karen DeYoung
November 28, 2013

Risky Business: Talking to the Taliban

Peace talks would need tough pre-conditions
Paula Newberg
November 18, 2013

Which Asian Century?

Leaders can promote economic prosperity or regional tensions
Richard N. Haass
October 30, 2013

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