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
Beijing’s Buddhist diplomacy depends on controlling the Tibetan leader’s next reincarnation.
The ruling party is making a mockery of the electoral process, pandering to Islamic extremists, and turning the country into an authoritarian state
His many controversial comments often align with the president’s views.
The U.S. president says Afghanistan is Pakistan and Russia’s business and calls Syria nothing but “sand and death.”
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The U.S. secretary of defense was right to resign in protest, but Trump can’t handle the consequences.
Reports of the withdrawal of U.S. troops took Afghans by surprise. And it gives the Taliban exactly what they want.
The defense secretary once restrained him, but now the president has free rein over U.S. foreign policy.
Despite inequality, debt, and a tariff war, the U.S. economy is still the strongest.
Forget the Middle East—it’s time to prepare for attacks from the former Soviet Union.