The South Asia Channel

End of the South Asia Daily Brief

Editor’s Note: The South Asia Daily Brief ceased publication on May 13, 2016, as the partnership between Foreign Policy, New America, and Johns Hopkins SAIS comes to a close. Starting almost eight years ago in the summer of 2009 as the AfPak Daily Brief, we have published well over 1,500 Daily Briefs covering a range of South Asian issues including terrorism, politics, religion, business, and development for our more ...

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Afghan women cross the Torkham border between Afghanistan and Pakistan through the Shamshad mountains in Nangarhar province on May 12, 2016. Torkham, the main border between Afghanistan and Pakistan was closed by Pakistani authorities on May 9, with hundreds of Afghan civilians attempting to get to Pakistan, notably for health treatment, waiting in the open for several days for the crossing to reopen. / AFP / NOORULLAH SHIRZADA (Photo credit should read NOORULLAH SHIRZADA/AFP/Getty Images)

Editor’s NoteThe South Asia Daily Brief ceased publication on May 13, 2016, as the partnership between Foreign Policy, New America, and Johns Hopkins SAIS comes to a close. Starting almost eight years ago in the summer of 2009 as the AfPak Daily Brief, we have published well over 1,500 Daily Briefs covering a range of South Asian issues including terrorism, politics, religion, business, and development for our more than 80,000 subscribers. New America wishes to thank our readers and our colleagues at Foreign Policy and Johns Hopkins SAIS for their collaboration on this project. Also, thanks to the editors of the brief over the years: Katherine Tiedemann, Andrew Lebovich, Jennifer Rowland, Bailey Cahall, Emily Schneider, Courtney Schuster, Ana Swanson, Shruti Pandalai, Jameel Khan, and Neeli Shah. Foreign Policy’s South Asia Channel will continue to be the home of thought-provoking content on the key issues facing Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and the larger region.

–Peter Bergen, David Sterman, Alyssa Sims, Albert Ford, Udit Banerjea, and Shuja Malik

NOORULLAH SHIRZADA/AFP/Getty Images

Albert Ford is a research assistant with the International Security Program at New America.

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