Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Will Ukraine Be a Replay of Poland in 1939?

To prevent a Russian invasion of Ukraine, the U.S. and NATO can’t rely on sanctions alone. History offers a clear message on appeasement.

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China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Slowly Imploding?

The Chinese-dominated Pakistani port city of Gwadar — the crown jewel of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) — increasingly looks like a powder keg that has exploded.

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Comparing Textbooks: Even Afghanistan Scores Better Than Pakistan

Societal struggles and reform often take unexpected turns in vast swaths of land stretching from the Middle East into Central Asia.

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Afghanistan: Lessons for the Gulf Region

The US withdrawal from Afghanistan will likely clarify the Gulf’s security options. Are Russia and China alternatives?

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Quo Vadis, America?

Enmeshing itself in unnecessary wars has weakened the United States considerably, both materially and in terms of international prestige.

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US and Afghanistan: War Lost, Empire Prevailing?

Unless the U.S. can accept a more modest role in a multipolar world, more Afghanistan-type misadventures are inevitable.

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Afghanistan: A Bellwether for Saudi-Iranian Rivalry?

Afghanistan could emerge as a venue for Middle Eastern rivalries.

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EU Strategic Autonomy in Afghanistan? The View from Delhi

The EU’s foreign policy approaches to Iran and Afghanistan demonstrate the challenges for the world’s middle powers.

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Firsts in 2010

What “firsts” in economics, politics, technology and demographics occurred in 2010?

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9/11: The Day That Changed the World

The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq that the U.S. conducted after 9/11 had serious consequences for the rule of law in the world.

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