Can US Relations Stand the Test of Time?

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Oct. 6, 2017 The logic that bound the U.S. to Saudi Arabia and Pakistan no longer exists.

Daily Memo: The Global Economic Outlook Is Grim

All the news worth knowing today.

One Belt, Many Headaches

The centerpiece of BRI is in Pakistan, a place not known for its security or financial stability.

Russia’s View of Afghanistan and the Taliban

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Jan. 18, 2017 Improving relations with the Taliban gives Moscow the ability to increase its bargaining position in dealings with Washington.

In Pakistan, Vulnerability Is the Price of Independence

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Aug. 17, 2017 Long after the U.S. has left the region, Pakistan will still be living in the shadow of India.

India: Banking on a New Stimulus Plan

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Nov. 7, 2017 Since taking office, the prime minister has been using economic measures to consolidate his control.

The World in 2019: A Year on the Edge

One era is ending and another will soon begin.

The World in 2016: A Summary of Our Forecast

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Dec. 2, 2015 We look ahead at the major geopolitical developments the world can expect to see in 2016. These include fragmentation in the European Union, as a result of the continuing refugee and financial crises, and a reluctant confrontation between Turkey and the Islamic State.

Here is a summary of some of our key predictions for the year ahead.

Net Assessment of South Asia

Dec. 2, 2015 South Asia is home to almost a quarter of the world’s population. The region’s geopolitical reality is dominated by a complex series of power dynamics, centered on the relationship between Pakistan and India.

Daily Memo: Price Wars and Setbacks

Even success stories such as Singapore are struggling to contain their COVID-19 outbreaks.

Coronavirus and the Peril of Politicizing Medicine

Even medical institutions are political.

Daily Memo: Rising Global Debt, Lebanon’s New Prime Minister, Britain’s Foreign...

A World Bank study shows staggering levels of global debt, and the Lebanese president appoints a new prime minister.