On this month’s ten-year anniversary of U.S. military engagement in Afghanistan, Michael Kugelman of the Asia Program offers an analysis of the conflicting forces that are challenging the regional peace process and discusses changes in U.S. policy approaches toward Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Dipankar Gupta, one of India’s foremost thinkers on social and economic issues, takes a critical—and controversial—look at the limits of the Indian success story in The Caged Phoenix.
Asia Special Report # 96
Wilson Center Public Policy Fellow K.V. Kesavan writes how the India–Japan partnership has matured into an important component of the new security and economic architecture of the Indo-Pacific region.
After a recent trip to South Asia, Robert Hathaway, the Wilson Center's Asia Program Director, notes that U.S. relations with both India and Pakistan are in surprisingly poor shape. Hathaway cautions that the U.S. tendency to put Asia on the back burner is a mistake, especially with regard to North Korea.
After weeks of relentless attacks by the Taliban many feared that the Afghan election would be a very bloody one. Yet, the 7 million people who turned out to vote largely escaped harm. Here's the likely explanation.
This Special Report examines the history, structure, and dynamics of Chinese transnational communities.