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, David Sterman
America has no greater friend than Britain. Or had.
The West needs a strong, committed, engaged White House to hedge against China’s inexorable rise.
The Trump administration brings a new strategy but same old promises to the 16-year war.
There’s no way to ever win against the Taliban if the heroin trade is left to flourish.
Several years after pulling back, American troops will head outside the wire to battle the Taliban and turn up the air war.
I am neither old and wise, nor am I an impressively decorated combat veteran.
U.S. Secretary of State says he'll talk "until the first bomb drops," redoubling a diplomatic effort to defuse the threat of a nuclear showdown.
Until the Palestinians realize that Israel is here to stay and start negotiating in earnest, it behooves Washington to signal that they are losing ground.
One diplomat’s stinging resignation letter offers a glimpse into declining morale at the State Department under Trump.
The IOC’s unprecedented ban on Russia for sports doping feeds his narrative of a nation under siege.
And that's going to lead to even bigger problems down the road.
Immigration is inevitable. When will the West learn that it promises salvation — not destruction?
How a school administrator in Spain is helping save refugees with little more than fervor and a phone.
A decimated economy, a resurgent Taliban, and growing tensions with Iran are driving disenchanted Afghans to seek opportunities abroad. And for many it’s their only option.
The human-smuggling route across the Sahara may have been the deadliest on Earth. Then the EU paid Niger’s army to shut it down — and made it even more treacherous.