Analysis Brief

Pakistan's All Weather Ally

Author: Jayshree Bajoria

With Pakistan-U.S.  ties strained, Islamabad looks to its regional ally, China, to guarantee longterm strategic stability. Experts say Pakistan also hopes for a nuclear deal with China to balance the U.S.-India nuclear pact now before the U.S. Congress.

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Analysis Brief

Iran Looms over Bush Trip

Author: Greg Bruno

Iran looms large behind President Bush’s visit to the Mideast, and some Israelis fear Washington’s new views of Tehran’s nuclear activities reflect diverging U.S. and Israeli interests in the region.

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