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Baby Steps for AfPak Relations

Baby Steps for AfPak Relations

Ashraf Ghani, the newly elected Afghan president, recently made a high profile visit to Pakistan with hopes of opening a new chapter in relations between ...

Minesweeper: Afghanistan’s Untapped Potential

Minesweeper: Afghanistan’s Untapped Potential

Afghanistan’s economic potential rests on its ability to create equilibrium between the companies providing economic growth and its population, and in particular upon its ability ...

A Desperate Act by Pakistan’s Taliban

A Desperate Act by Pakistan’s Taliban

As the Pakistani nation is mourning Tuesday’s tragedy that killed 132 schoolchildren in the country’s northern city of Peshawar, questions are being raised about the ...

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India Launches Rocket; Pakistani Court Grants Bail to LeT Commander; Abdullah Calls for Action Against Terrorists

India India launches its largest rocket The Indian Space Research Organization successfully launched its heaviest and largest rocket from Sriharikota, located in the southern state ...

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In the Afterglow of the London Conference

With the uptick in violence since the formation of the National Unity Government in Afghanistan in September, led by Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, the ...

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The Enemy of My Enemy Is My Friend

As Pakistani Army Chief Gen. Raheel Sharif was busy emphasizing his country’s “sincerity” in taking action against all militants during his weeklong visit to Washington, ...

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How Can Ashraf Ghani End Corruption When Strongmen Helped Elect Him?

“[Afghan] warlords are a creation of the policies of the [George W.] Bush administration and [Hamid] Karzai’s weakness,” Ashraf Ghani told ABC Radio Australia when ...

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The Ultimate AfPak Reading List

What follows is the Ultimate AfPak Reading List -- an amalgamation of syllabi from classes I've taught at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard ...

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The Shelf

The Shelf is a collection of the reviews of books relevant to Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and the region that have been commissioned by the South ...

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Six Things About Afghanistan That May Surprise You

Despite Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's inauguration on Sep. 29, many Afghans remain skeptical about what will happen next and whether his power-sharing deal with Chief ...

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The South Asia Channel, a collaboration with the New America Foundation and Johns Hopkins SAIS, features deep analysis of issues concerning Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan, and covers everything from politics to business to culture.

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Baby Steps for AfPak Relations

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