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The Road Not Taken in Pakistan

The Road Not Taken in Pakistan

Counternarratives in Pakistan are silenced. But a playwright is trying to fill the educational void around Sufism and bring its heritage into the political and intellectual discourse.

Happy to Play Second Fiddle

Happy to Play Second Fiddle

The United States is increasingly on the outside looking in as China -- and India -- invest across South and Central Asia. And that’s a good thing for Washington.

Untapped Potential

Untapped Potential

For centuries, the backbone of Afghanistan's civil society has been its traditional community-based institutions. Partnering with them will be vital to achieving stability in the region.

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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 ...

About South Asia Channel

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.

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



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