India’s One Belt, One Road-Block

New Delhi’s goals are to make money and thwart China’s plans.

The Coming Crisis in South Asia

Oct. 13, 2016 Rising tensions in Kashmir mean the region can no longer be considered stable relative to the rest of Eurasia.

Afghan Government Staring at the Abyss

Oct. 10, 2016 The Taliban seem to be overwhelming the government on the battlefield.

2016 Forecast Year-End Report Card

Dec. 22, 2016 As the year comes to an close, we examine how our forecast for 2016 fared.

The World in 2018

Dec. 15, 2017 The dysfunction that will characterize the year has a decade’s worth of momentum behind it.

Daily Memo: More on Protests in Iran, More on Mattis in...

All the news worth knowing today.

Central Asia’s Dangerous Homecoming

The Islamic State could make the region its next base.

Saudi Arabia Reaches Its Moment of Reckoning, the Quad Keeps Things...

Checking the pulse of our annual predictions, every two weeks.

Daily Memo: The Global Economic Outlook Is Grim

All the news worth knowing today.

Trump’s Emerging Afghan Policy

Aug. 7, 2017 Like the one before it, the current U.S. administration is finding it difficult to end the war.