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Wilson Center Announces Zahid Hussain as 2011-12 Pakistan Scholar

The award-winning journalist and writer will focus on a project dealing with the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and regional security.

India's Growing Dependence on Energy From Abroad

The fifth largest energy-consuming nation, India increasingly is looking abroad to satisfy its ever-growing demand for oil, natural gas, and coal. The Asia Program recently sponsored an event exploring India's quest to meet its energy needs.

The Taiwan Relations Act: Still Essential in Changing Times

Retired State Department official David Keegan argues that the TRA has protected the interests of both Taiwan and the United States over the past 35 years, but adds that Washington needs to integrate Taipei more clearly into its China policy, including U.S. security planning for China’s maritime periphery.

Making Sense of the Musharraf Indictment

Musharraf's unprecedented indictment is a resounding victory for democracy in Pakistan, but is it also an ill-timed act of revenge politics that distracts from larger issues? Senior Program Associate Michael Kugelman believes so, as he writes in this Op-Ed for the Express Tribune.

Land Grab: The Race for the World's Farmland

Wealthy, food-importing, and water-scarce countries increasingly are investing in farmland overseas to meet food security needs. A series of experts examined this new global trend, which has been described as a new phase of the world food crisis.

Will a Mouse Find Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

The search for MH370 is proof that crowdsourcing will become a vital part of aid and rescue efforts in the future.

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