Central Asia Description

China and the US: To Hedge or Engage

Continuing Sino-American cooperation throughout Asia could ensure global stability
David Shambaugh
April 11, 2007

How to Deal With NGOs – Part I, China

Mindful about political unrest, China keeps a close watch on its NGOs
Paul Mooney
August 1, 2006

Russian Civil Society Will Find It Harder to Breathe

President Putin cracks down on NGOs despite foreign criticism
Liliana N. Proskuryakova
December 8, 2005

It Takes Two Hands to Clap

Afghanistan will require both domestic and international action for any hope of rebuilding
Ahmed Rashid
October 6, 2005

Il faut etre uni pour reconstruire

Ahmed Rashid
October 6, 2005

Relief in Afghanistan After Largely Peaceful Landmark Election

Voters take step to control their country
Mirwais Harooni and Jessica Donati
April 7, 2014

Islamabad Hides Behind Taliban Talks

Pakistanis wonder if either side can accept compromise?
Shams uz Zaman
February 7, 2014

Per Fars News Agency, US Run by Nazi 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