Thursday, October 23, 2014

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney, Professor of Strategic Studies at the New Delhi-based Center for Policy Research, is the author of Asian Juggernaut, Water: Asia’s New Battleground, and Water, Peace, and War: Confronting the Global Water Crisis.

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ISIS soldiers
World Affairs 9

Qatar’s Jihad

Qatar may be tiny, but it is having a major impact across the Arab world. By propping up violent jihadists in the Middle East, North Africa, and beyond, while supporting the US in its fight against… read more

Obama speaking to US troops
World Affairs 13

America’s Never-Ending War

US President Barack Obama has effectively declared war on the Islamic State, using the very rhetoric that his predecessor George W. Bush used when launching America's "war on terror." The US now … read more

Newsart for India’s Shinzo Abe
World Affairs 5

India’s Shinzo Abe

India’s new government will be led by a man known for his decisiveness. Just as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s return to power in 2012 reflected a determination to boost Japan's competitiveness … read more

Newsart for Alarm Bells in Asia
World Affairs 12

Alarm Bells in Asia

Over the last two years, America’s Asian allies have received three wake-up calls, all of which have delivered the same clear message: the US cannot be relied upon to protect their interests. Indeed, … read more

Newsart for An Afghan Afghanistan
World Affairs 4

An Afghan Afghanistan

As it braces for its upcoming presidential election, Afghanistan finds itself at another critical juncture, with its unity and territorial integrity at stake yet again. Can Afghanistan finally escape … read more

Newsart for Friendless China
World Affairs 10

Friendless China

At a time when China’s territorial assertiveness has strained its ties with many neighboring countries, its deteriorating relationship with North Korea renders it a power with no real allies. The… read more

Newsart for Japan’s Obama Problem
World Affairs 6

Japan’s Obama Problem

When Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Tokyo’s controversial Yasukuni Shrine last month, Chinese leaders, predictably, condemned his decision to honor those behind “the war of aggression… read more

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