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IAF Articles: Asia/Pacific: Central/North Asia

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A Small-Town Contest in India Highlights the Need for Infrastructure Investment
A Small-Town Contest in India Highlights the Need for Infrastructure Investment

Examning sanitation and water improvement in developing countries.. By Anuradha Kataria. (12/15/2018)

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The New Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf (PTI) Government and Pakistan’s Looming Economic Crisis
The New Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf (PTI) Government and Pakistan’s Looming Economic Crisis

Analysis of Pakistan’s looming economic crisis and its new government's response.  By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (08/30/2018)

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The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): An Analysis of the External Challenges
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): An Analysis of the External Challenges

Explores external factors and challenges presented to the CPEC effort. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (05/18/2017)

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Kulbhushan Jhadav Affair and India-Pakistan Conflict
Kulbhushan Jhadav Affair and India-Pakistan Conflict

A close look at the Kulbhushan Jhadav Affair and its repurcussions. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (04/25/2017)

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Evaluating Islam’s role in Central Asia
Evaluating Islam’s role in Central Asia

Paper examines arguments regarding the extent of radicalization in Central Asia and Islam’s history in the region. By Raja Sutherland. (09/12/2016).

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Katchatheevu: A Resolved, Yet an Unresolved Tussle
Katchatheevu: A Resolved, Yet an Unresolved Tussle

Is there hope to revolve dispute between India and Sri Lanka over the continuing the “disputed” islet – Katchatheevu – in the Palk Bay? By Adarsh Vijay. (08/03/2016)Read More...



Does Kashmir legally belong to India?
Does Kashmir legally belong to India?

Essay examines India's legal rights to Kashmir. By Jibraan Mansoor. (07/18/2016)

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Interests and Influences of Major External Actors in Central Asia
Interests and Influences of Major External Actors in Central Asia

Report analyzes Central Asia and current and emerging external actors in the region. By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic & Samantha Brletich. (07/06/2016)

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The Influence of Regional State Actors in Afghanistan’s Political Stability
The Influence of Regional State Actors in Afghanistan’s Political Stability

Report explores the influence of regional state actors in Afghanistan’s political stability post-2001, focusing on armed extremism and the Afghan opium economy as the two primary factors of i... Read More...



Terrorist threat in Central Asia. One problem, different approaches
Terrorist threat in Central Asia. One problem, different approaches

Attention to terrorism and ISIS has been growing in relation to the Russian involvement in the Syrian war and the risk of a “contagion” that, from North Africa and Middle East, could af... Read More...



Tryst with Destiny
Tryst with Destiny

What does the future hold for India? By Pankti Dalal. (09/11/2015)

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Reconsidering Nuclear Deterrence in South Asia – Past, Present and Future
Reconsidering Nuclear Deterrence in South Asia – Past, Present and Future

What has the impact of nuclear weapons had on Indian-Pakistani conflict?  By Dr. Mischa Hansel. (05/12/2015)

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Sectarian Rise in Pakistan: Role of Saudi Arabia and Iran
Sectarian Rise in Pakistan: Role of Saudi Arabia and Iran

Paper analyzes Pakistan's issue of sectarian divides and offers solutions. By Zulqarnain Khan. (03/05/2015)

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GRI Weekly Risk Outlook - February 2, 2015
GRI Weekly Risk Outlook - February 2, 2015

GRI’s Weekly Outlook: Turkish central bank to ease monetary policy further. Indian Reserve Bank to keep rates on hold, and Brazilian economy continues to struggle with stagflation. (Read More...



Is China Afghanistan’s new best friend?
Is China Afghanistan’s new best friend?

What are the chances for success and pitfalls for a China-Afghanistan partnership? By Ernesto Gallo.  (Read More...



Pakistan's Monkey Business
Pakistan's Monkey Business

Pakistan's recent violatiions of the cease fire agreement of 2003 must end.  By Kashi Pandit. (10/14/2014)

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IA Forum Interview with Reecha Upadhyay, The Asia Foundation
IA Forum Interview with Reecha Upadhyay, The Asia Foundation

Reecha Upadhyay of The Asia Foundation disusses facts, perceptions, and myths about rape in India. Interviewed by Madison J. Myers. (09/29/2014)

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IA Forum Interview: Carlotta Gall, NY Times
IA Forum Interview: Carlotta Gall, NY Times

IA-Forum interviews NYT’s reporter, Carlotta Gall, on her new book, The Wrong Enemy, and her thirteen years of reporting on Afghanistan, Pakistan, and North Africa. By Cynthia Iris (04/14/020... Read More...



Hell on Earth: The Use of Drones in Pakistan and the Socio-Economic and Psychological Issues
Hell on Earth: The Use of Drones in Pakistan and the Socio-Economic and Psychological Issues

Paper explores impact on the everyday life of broader populations that live through the trauma of drones.  By Mahmood Ahmad. (04/04/2014)

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New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Prof. Smita Brunnermeier: BRIC countries
New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Prof. Smita Brunnermeier: BRIC countries

Interview with Professor Smita Brunnermeier of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (International Affairs Forum, 01/2014)

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IA-Forum Interview:  Rafael Broch, Just Journalism
IA-Forum Interview: Rafael Broch, Just Journalism
IA Forum speaks with Rafael Broch, Director of Strategy for Just Journalism, about news coverage and journalism issues around the world. By Marisa Kendall. (08/12/2009) Read More...


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Current Issues in Asian Security and the United States Regional Interests
Overview of security issues in Asia. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (9/20/2006) Read More...


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International Affairs Forum Interview: M. J. Akbar
International Affairs Forum speaks with Mr. M. J. Akbar, editor of the Asian Age India’s multi-edition English daily and Editor-in-Chief of the Deccan Herald. By M. Patel. (IA-Forum, 9/11/2006) Read More...


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International Affairs Forum Interview: Professor Madhav Das Nalapat
International Affairs Forum speaks with Professor Madhav Das Nalapat, UNESCO Peace Chair and Professor of Geopolitics at the Manipal Academy of Higher Education and a former editor of the Times of... Read More...


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International Affairs Forum Interview: Brad Glosserman
IA-Forum speaks with Mr. Brad Glosserman about Asian issues including North Korea. Mr. Glosserman is executive director of the Center for Strategic and International Studies' Pacific Forum in Honolul... Read More...




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