Central Asia Description

Obama in India: Taking the Partnership Global

The US and India organize strategy, finding common ground on regional and global issues
Teresita C. Schaffer
November 5, 2010

Kyrgyzstan Turmoil Puts US Base and Afghan War in Balance

The small nation is torn over governance and foreign ties
Dilip Hiro
April 12, 2010

Xinjiang – Where China’s Worry Intersects the World

Regional instability adds to concerns about restive Muslim minority
Christopher M. Clarke
March 19, 2010

Globalization in Trouble – Part I

Lack of equitable burden-sharing could undermine free trade
Bernard K. Gordon
February 12, 2010

Obama’s Afghan Gamble

Defeating Al Qaeda is worth a try, but failure in Afghanistan would embolden Islamic radicals
Bruce Riedel
December 3, 2009

Pakistan on the Brink

Mismanaged “war on terror” has stirred extremism, threatening to rip Pakistan apart
Ahmed Rashid
September 19, 2008


As Asia Rises, New Challenges Emerge

Inequality, uncertainty conflict could disrupt rise
Barry Desker
July 11, 2013

China Eases Curb On Dalai Lama Images

Less control could cool religious fervor
June 27, 2013

Analysis: Iran Moderate's Poll Triumph Is Mandate for Change

Battered economy is a priority
Marcus George
June 17, 2013

Afghans Nervous as Nawaz Sharif Returns

Will Sharif pursue intervention or trade?
Hafizullah Gardesh, Mina Habib
May 29, 2013

Turn to Religion Split Suspects' Home

Religion was excuse to blame tolerant society for individual failings
Alan Cullison, Paul Sonne, Anton Troianovski, David George-Cosh
April 25, 2013