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
Several years after pulling back, American troops will head outside the wire to battle the Taliban and turn up the air war.
Is anyone reading them?
Are Americans poor imperialists?
Ahead of his trip to Delhi, the secretary of state articulated a clear vision for the U.S. relationship with India. Let’s hope it was not an anomaly.
The International Committee of the Red Cross is “first in, last out” of conflict zones. Their scaling back in Afghanistan is a bad sign.
A revisionist assessment of the Trump administration’s beleaguered Secretary of State.
The family says it’s not about politics. But might politics help them?
Is the grammar of liberté, égalité, fraternité inherently chauvinistic?
Wary of creeping international law, U.S. diplomats fight a rearguard action to limit the scope of two U.N. resolutions on women and children.
Don't expect Benjamin Netanyahu to put Israeli soldiers in harm's way in Lebanon on Mohammed bin Salman's say-so.
Robert Menendez is credibly accused of serious crimes, but his party has never seemed to have a problem with him.
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.