Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Why India and the U.S. Should Work Together in Central Asia

India’s engagement with Central Asia provides opportunities for the U.S. to step up cooperation with the region. But the Ukraine invasion places hurdles in Delhi’s balancing act between Moscow and Washington.

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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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