The UN—not the U.S.—is better-suited to manage regional talks on Afghanistan, since important parties like Russia, Iran, and Pakistan view it as a more neutral broker, Wilson Center expert Dennis Kux says. The UN should appoint a special representative to coordinate talks.
In a November 20 op-ed in the Baltimore Sun, Wilson Center Fellow Dinshaw Mistry explains how Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh's upcoming visit can strengthen the strategic partnership between Washington and New Delhi.
This week on dialogue host John Milewski explores the nation's changing demographics and what they may tell us about near and long term prospects for this vital U.S. ally with guests Michael Kugelman, Zeba Sathar, and Mehtab Karim.
Asia Program director Robert M. Hathaway takes a look at three new books on nuclear deterence and stability in South Asia. Read book review