Regions / Pakistan
Despite the bloody headlines, a slow-motion alignment of interests could mean peace in Afghanistan — if the Trump administration cooperates.
Alliances and rivalries are reshuffling as Asian countries try to make sense of the Trump administration's belligerent and erratic foreign policy.
Can the next leader of Pakistan lead the country out of corruption, poverty, and war?
In Pakistan, the police killing of a Pashtun social media star stirred a popular uprising for democracy and demilitarization.
In one Pakistani province, it took just 544 voters to choose a chief minister. But 80,000 minorities there may not get a single representative.
Over 22.5 million people have been forced to flee their countries. Last year, less than 200,000 were resettled.
If Trump wants a successful South Asia policy, he'd best start by mending fences with Pakistan.
Can Pakistan definitively put the era of military rule behind it?
It's scary to think of Donald Trump or Kim Jung-un with a nuclear button. Scarier are all the nameless functionaries with the same.
By roping India and Japan into its standoff with China, the U.S. is raising the nuclear stakes in Asia — including, dangerously, between India and Pakistan.