Could the new Pakistani government’s pursuit of the country’s former dictator be its own undoing?
Afghanistan goes to the polls; pro-Russian demonstrators clash with police in Ukraine; and Indian elections begin.
Don't be too quick to condemn Afghanistan's unpredictable president to history's dustbin.
Much has gone right in Afghanistan. It’s more secure, stable, and even optimistic. But there's one final tweak needed before America says goodbye.
Terrorism theory in Malaysia Airlines crash disintegrates; Rock bottom: the relationship between the CIA and the Senate; Sinclair may now get a plea deal; and a bit more.
How two small, post-Soviet states could wind up the real winners in the Ukraine crisis.
How a triple murder in Karachi left the Taliban not just making headlines, but writing them, too.
From Tora Bora to wartime fatigue, the U.S. legacy in Afghanistan was just one failed endeavor after another.
As China flexes its muscles in Central Asia, will the United States have any influence after it leaves Afghanistan?
Why is Uzbekistan's pop star princess suddenly airing the dictatorship’s dirty laundry?
It's time to turn mutually assured destruction into mutually assured stability.
Will Obama's new national security advisor play nice and get along with Moscow?
Why Barack Obama can't afford to take human rights off the agenda when he meets with Xi Jinping.
A Review of Restless Valley: Revolution, Murder, and Intrigue in the Heart of Central Asia by Philip Shishkin.
The autocrats of Central Asia like to tout the virtues of stability. But they're really making excuses for decay.
It used to be that it was mainly the liberal democracies who banded together in defense of their values. No longer.
For decades, Turks have vilified Abdullah Ocalan as a terrorist. But he may be the only man who can bring an end to their country's bloody conflict with the Kurds.
With Obama and Karzai meeting in Washington, and peace negotiations back on the table in Afghanistan, here's what to watch out for when sitting down with Islamic fundamentalists.