Central Asia Description

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

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