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  • China Appears to Understand the Risks in Kashmir More Than India or Pakistan0

    Candace Rondeaux Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 It’s too early to say what India’s breach of the status quo in Kashmir will mean for long-term stability in South Asia. There are, of course, many fears of where revoking the semiautonomous status of Jammu and Kashmir could lead—from another retaliatory insurgency by militants in Kashmir backed by Pakistan, or worse

  • Saudi Investment In Pakistan Could Destabilize Already Restive Border With Iran0

    Adnan Aamir Friday, March 1, 2019 QUETTA, Pakistan—Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited Pakistan last week and promptly pledged twice the amount of Saudi investment in infrastructure that observers had expected: $20 billion. Though it may not all be delivered, the promised money signaled the growing Saudi role in major infrastructure development in Pakistan. Until

  • For Justice in Myanmar, Sanction the War Profiteers Financing Genocide0

    Myanmar military officers march during a parade to commemorate the 74th Armed Forces Day in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, March 27, 2019. (AP photo by Aung Shine Oo) For Justice in Myanmar, Sanction the War Profiteers Financing Genocide Candace Rondeaux Friday, Aug. 9, 2019 When the history of Myanmar’s genocide against the Rohingya people is finally

  • New U.S. Sanctions on Iran Reveal China’s Growing Role in Illicit Supply Chains0

    Neil Bhatiya Monday, July 29, 2019 World Politics Review Editor’s Note: Guest columnist Neil Bhatiya is filling in for Stewart Patrick this week. On July 18, in the Trump administration’s first punitive measure since Iran announced earlier this month that it would exceed the levels of enriched uranium permitted under the international nuclear deal, the

  • Is Pakistan Finally Getting Serious About Cracking Down on Violent Extremists?0

    The Editors World Politics Review Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Pakistani authorities announced last week that they had arrested 44 people affiliated with violent extremist groups. Among those taken into custody, according to Pakistan’s interior minister, were two relatives of the founder of Jaish-e-Mohammed, the terrorist group that claimed responsibility for the attack in Kashmir last

  • Will MBS’ Defense of China’s Uighur Crackdown Backfire in Saudi Arabia?0

    Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, fourth from right, and Chinese President Xi Jinping, third from left, at a meeting at the Great Hall of the People, Beijing, Feb. 22, 2019 (Pool photo by How Hwee Young via AP). Kyle Haddad-Fonda Monday, March 4, 2019 Before Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Beijing


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