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Uzbekistan Juggles Ties With Russia, China, Other Great Powers

Death of Karimov, ruler for 27 years, won’t end Uzbekistan’s exploiting its geostrategic location in Central Asia
Dilip Hiro
September 13, 2016

China’s Global Governance Challenge

AIIB’s founding members, led by China, could develop new standards for global governance
Stephen S. Roach
June 9, 2015

History Without Borders

Asia Inside Out Project resists history’s attraction to national borders by studying shifts over five centuries
Peter C. Perdue
February 24, 2015

An Afghan Dilemma for China and India

For regional prosperity, Afghan President Ghani expects China, India, Pakistan to help smooth transition
Harsh V. Pant
December 4, 2014

Iran’s Nuclear Smuggling Legacy: Finders Keepers?

In sorting through Iran’s nuclear supplies, P5+1 must decide how to handle illegally gained materials and equipment
Leonard S. Spector
November 18, 2014

Silk Road Diplomacy – Twists, Turns and Distorted History

China harkens the Silk Road in foreign policy initiatives, but the history is less benign
Tansen Sen
September 23, 2014

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The Washington Times: Resolving the Afghanistan Crisis

Seyed Hossein Mousavian
April 26, 2017

Congress Overrides Obama on Bill Allowing 9/11 Lawsuits Against Saudi Arabia

US officials anticipate unintended consequences
Joe Gould
September 30, 2016

Taliban Calls for Aid in Areas Ravaged by Quake

Afghanistan depends on foreign aid at the best of times let alone during a disaster
Mirwais Harooni and Ashraf Hamid
October 27, 2015

The Silk Road – Old and New

Allure of historic routes included gradual development of trade and respect
Nayan Chanda
October 26, 2015

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