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Washington should integrate India into economic regimes, like the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum and the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which could boost trade for both countries, writes Alyssa Ayres.
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A new coalition government in Athens all but ensures a clash between Greece and its creditors. CFR's Robert Kahn examines the prospects for a deal that would avoid a Greek exit from the eurozone.
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Among the threats facing the new Saudi leadership is the likelihood that ISIS, drawing on resentful youth, will try to destabilize the country, writes CFR’s Richard N. Haass.
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The Taliban has outlasted the world’s most potent military forces and now challenges the governments of Afghanistan and Pakistan. As U.S. troops draw down, this CFR InfoGuide looks at the consequences for the region.
Foreign Affairs: Peter Tomsen What Went Wrong in Afghanistan—and How to Make It Right
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