Following a series of Islamic State triumphs on the battlefields of Iraq and Syria, former al-Qaeda affiliates as far away as Southeast Asia are pledging loyalty to the newest brand in global terror.
Government plans to build a China-financed deep seaport at Sonadia have hit a snag recently as Dhaka reconsiders the geopolitical implications of such a move.
Will Narendra Modi’s concept of ‘transways’ be enough to silence domestic interest groups and entrench meaningful cooperation between China, India, and Nepal?
It took just one day for President Obama’s announcement of US air strikes in ISIS-held Iraq to translate into operational reality, and the first target chosen by US forces illustrates why this policy shift came about.
Some view Moscow’s involvement in eastern Ukraine as proof of a resurgent Russia. But a look back at the Chechnya conflict would suggest otherwise.
Commentators often call for more troops to improve the security situation, but in fact the most sustainable solution for the CAR is an international effort to build state capacity.
Bangladesh may be drifting away from its traditional ally India and right into China’s wider regional plans.