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October 24, 2016

Egypt
Thinking About Culture and the Middle East

Can observers incorporate culture into their analyses of the Middle East and U.S. foreign policy toward the region?

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May 19, 2016

China
Competition in the Indian Ocean

China and India increasingly vie for strategic advantage in the Indian Ocean, while also cooperating on some transnational security issues.  

Fishing boats anchored at Karachi Fish Harbor after a severe cyclone warning, October 29, 2014.

September 10, 2014

Development
Unlocking the Potential of Women Entrepreneurs

This post is from Isobel Coleman, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) senior fellow and director of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy initiative, and Dina Habib Powell, global head of corporat…

Varsha Mahendra, founder of DSGYN IDYS and Jus Blouses, works in her showroom and in the factory in Hyderabad, India, October 2012 (Courtesy Goldman Sachs).

August 9, 2011

Syria
Breakdown in Damascus?

The use of deadly force against peaceful demonstrators has been the hallmark of the Assad reaction to protests, and yesterday the King of Saudi Arabia referred to this practice as Assad’s "killing ma…

September 4, 2014

India
Governance in India: Corruption

It remains unclear whether mounting public anger and flagging growth can catalyze India to address widespread official corruption.

Protesters hold placards against corruption in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh, April 7, 2011.

September 30, 2015

Tunisia
Assessing Tunisia's Opportunities and Challenges

Habib Essid discusses developments in Tunisia, and the current situation in the MENA region.

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May 8, 2012

India
How India Sees the U.S. Presidential Race

With the U.S.-India relationship in solid shape, India will be watching the U.S. presidential race for how the outcome will affect policies on China, Pakistan, and other issues crucial to Delhi.

May 17, 2016

Tunisia
Tunisia: On the Road to Nowhere

Some observations while traveling through Tunisia.

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May 4, 2016

Asia
Major Flashpoints in Southern Asia

Experts address current transformations of Asia’s strategic landscape, and how the return of geopolitics affects regional peace and security.

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