Could Libya Be Partitioned?
Strongman Khalifa Haftar has lost the initiative, and it looks as if the only option left for his international backers is to divide the country.
China Is Getting Mired in the Middle East
By striking a major partnership with Tehran, Beijing risks not only angering other regional partners but also getting entangled in complicated security and political issues.
Trump Has Pushed Iran Into China’s Arms
Hard-liners in Tehran have called for closer ties to China for years. The U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear agreement gave them what they wanted.
Kashmiris Lament the Loss of Their Youth
While much of India opened up to the world after the country’s 1991 reforms, Kashmir instead became the world’s most militarized zone. A generation of young people have suffered.
Kashmir’s Year of Hopelessness
One year on from New Delhi’s decision to revoke Kashmir’s autonomous privileges, the region remains ignored and underinvested. It’s difficult to see what could change the status quo.
‘It’s Hard to Be in Limbo,’ as COVID-19 Plays Havoc With Military Moves
It’s hard enough to make a permanent change of station overseas. Military families are finding it agonizing in a pandemic-torn world.
India and the United States Need Each Other Mostly Because of China
Just 50 years ago, Washington was trying to intimidate New Delhi so it could cozy up to Beijing. China’s rise has brought the world’s two largest democracies closer.