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Pakistan Has Lost Its ‘Angel of Mercy’

Pakistan Has Lost Its ‘Angel of Mercy’

Abdul Sattar Edhi was his country’s greatest living hero. Here’s hoping that his legacy persists in the hands of a new generation of humanitarians.

The Maldives Takes Its Place in Indian Ocean Geopolitics

The Maldives Takes Its Place in Indian Ocean Geopolitics

The archipelago has proven capable of using to its advantage regional competition between India and China.

Ethnic Minorities Are Fueling the Taliban’s Expansion in Afghanistan

Ethnic Minorities Are Fueling the Taliban’s Expansion in Afghanistan

The Taliban is gaining dangerous leverage by recruiting Tajiks, Turkmen, and Uzbeks.

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‘The President is Aware’

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The Final Front in the Afghan War

[audio mp3="https://foreignpolicymag.files.wordpress.com/2016/09/160830_thebackstory_mixdown-12.mp3"][/audio] In this episode of The Backstory, FP's chief national security correspondent Dan De Luce talks with journalist Sune Rasmussen and photojournalist Andrew Quilty about ...

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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.

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