Indo-Pacific
Encompassing the nations of South and East Asia, the Indo-Pacific holds some of the greatest promise and most difficult challenges in the world. Home to some of the fastest-growing economies, greater trade links and development cooperation are positioning the region to be the driver of economic growth in the next century. Lingering conflicts and growing geopolitical competition between the region’s powers, however, could endanger the stability of the region and limit its potential global leadership.
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Sep 3, 2021
Pakistan and the Taliban 2.0: The good, the bad, and the ugly
By Rabia Akhtar
The Taliban’s 11-day Blitzkrieg has left the entire world stunned. As the new government takes shape in Afghanistan, there are some good, some bad, and some ugly realities confronting the region, primarily Pakistan.
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New Atlanticist
Sep 10, 2021
Confronting the disaster left behind in Afghanistan
By Mir Sadat
The United States screwed up the endgame in Afghanistan once again, but working with allies and private rescue efforts, there’s time to make things right.
Afghanistan
Conflict
EnergySource
Sep 20, 2021
India is key to US climate ambitions, and the Quad can help
By Reed Blakemore, David W. Yellen
India’s massive demand for energy is projected to grow rapidly over the next several decades, and its current coal reliance will be difficult to break. But doing so is vital, both to global decarbonization and US geopolitical interests. The Quad can help provide the requisite security, investment, and support to help India undertake this challenge.
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Oct 25, 2021
AUKUS: The Impact on the Transatlantic Partnership — Wieslander in ISDP Report
This Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP) special publication brings together a number of experts from Europe and Asia to discuss the implications of AUKUS for Europe. AUKUS is a critical geopolitical development. It has complex chapters attached to it. Therefore, any assessment of the AUKUS has to be understood from a comprehensive perspective, […]
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EnergySource
Oct 23, 2021
Rapid Response: The energy crisis
By Global Energy Center
Global Energy Center experts comment on the energy crisis, energy security, and the future of the transition.
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In the News
Oct 22, 2021
Kroenig and Ashford assess China’s new hypersonic missile test
By Atlantic Council
On October 22, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and New American Engagement Initiative senior fellow Emma Ashford assessing the latest news in international affairs. In this column, they discuss China’s new FOBS delivery system amid the country’s broader nuclear buildup, debate the viability of lasting arms control, and outline implications […]
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UkraineAlert
Oct 22, 2021
US and EU must react to escalating global energy crisis
By Anders Åslund
Recent mistakes by Germany, the EU, and the United States on gas policy are potentially disastrous and will have major costs unless all three parties urgently rethink their positions and address the growing energy crisis.
China
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In the News
Oct 22, 2021
Nilofar Sakhi writes for 9Dashline: Afghanistan continues to pose a traditional and non-traditional security threat
By Atlantic Council
Afghanistan
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EconoGraphics
Oct 22, 2021
Global Sanctions Dashboard: Halloween Edition
By Julia Friedlander, Michael Albanese and Castellum.AI
The Global Sanctions Dashboard aims to inform economic statecraft policies by analyzing sanctions globally and identifying trends across lists in partnership with Castellum.AI.
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In the News
Oct 22, 2021
Asat quoted in Korea Times on criticisms of human rights violations in Xinjiang
By Atlantic Council
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IranSource
Oct 22, 2021
The Hazara community in Afghanistan is stuck in the middle between Iran and the Taliban
By Saumaun Heiat
With the Taliban having come to their second iteration of power and the announcement of a newly-formed government in Afghanistan in recent weeks, several stakeholders will see a shift in their relationships, namely Iran and Afghanistan’s ethnic Hazara minority
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Oct 21, 2021
Interview with Barna Karimi, former Ambassador of Afghanistan to Canada
By Fariba Pajooh
Barna Karimi, former Ambassador of Afghanistan to Canada, joins Fariba Pajooh for an interview to discuss the fall of Kabul, the former Afghan government, the Afghan National Security and Defense Forces, and more.
Afghanistan
Corruption
SouthAsiaSource
Oct 21, 2021
Coping and surviving: Insights about today’s Afghanistan
By Omar Samad
Ambassador Omar Samad speaks with four Afghans, two of whom are still in Afghanistan, to discuss events leading to the fall of Kabul, the transition that is underway, and how each speaker is coping with new realities as Afghans facing grave humanitarian challenges are now in survival mode. 
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