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Peril and Persecution in Afghanistan

Peril and Persecution in Afghanistan

Kidnapping, infertile land, and poor aid distribution are only some of the troubles the Hazaras face. They are victimized by militants, the Taliban, and maybe even the Islamic State.

Afghanistan, Choose Your Enemies Wisely

Afghanistan, Choose Your Enemies Wisely

The Taliban’s new leadership may be the last decent opportunity for a political solution to the conflict. Without one, the Islamic State will make Afghanistan the next Iraq or Syria.

Is Clean India a Pipe Dream?

Is Clean India a Pipe Dream?

The Indian government's push to improve sanitation is ambitious and well-intentioned, but it does little to help the most marginalized groups in Indian society.

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

Editor, Peter Bergen
Assistant Editor, Emily Schneider
Assistant Editor, David Sterman
Assistant Editor, Courtney Schuster

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