Asia

Middle Powers and the Rise of China

China's rise is changing the dynamics of the international system.

The Indian Ocean and US Grand Strategy

The Indian Ocean, with its critical routes for global commerce, is a potentially volatile location for geopolitical strife.

China's Sent-Down Generation

During China's Cultural Revolution, Chairman Mao Zedong's "rustication program" resettled 17 million urban youths, known as "sent downs," to the countryside for manual labor and socialist reeducati

Pakistan's Counterterrorism Challenge

Pakistan, which since 9/11 has come to be seen as one of the world's most dangerous places and has been referred to as "the epicenter of international terrorism," faces an acute counterterrorism (C

India's Rise as an Asian Power

India's Rise as an Asian Power examines India's rise to power and the obstacles it faces in the context of domestic governance and security, relationships and security issues with its South

Deep Currents and Rising Tides

The Indian Ocean region has rapidly emerged as a hinge point in the changing global balance of power and the geographic nexus of economic and security issues with vital global consequences.

Afghan Endgames

The United States and its allies have been fighting the Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan for a decade in a war that either side could still win.

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