Storming Of Capitol Hill; Biden Administration, Globalization And American First

Context Serious questions have come to the fore since Capitol Hill got overwhelmed by Trump supporters on January 6th. While there are security dimensions of...

COVID-19 And Campaign Against Extremism

Context As the reach of the coronavirus deepens - so does the need to understand the extent of its geopolitical implications. While the most recent...

COVID-19 And American Elections 2020

Context Before the arrival of Coronavirus to the US, President Trump appeared pretty comfortable with his prospects of winning the 2020 elections. However, the unfolding...

US Afghan Withdrawal And The Interplay Of Turkish, Iranian, and Arab...

Context Now that US is withdrawing from Afghanistan and that ambiguity is out of the equation, the attention is naturally shifting how will the balance...
PM Imran Khan giving a speech at US Institute of Peace

Recalibrating The US-Pakistan Partnership In Afghanistan

By Dr. Syed Mohammad Ali Context While longstanding, relations between the US and Pakistan have experienced much turbulence especially since 9/11. It looks like the...
Afghan Civilian talking with a soldier from the Afghan Security Force

US Afghan Withdrawal, Regional Geopolitics, And Biden-Putin Summit

Context Now that the Biden administration has definitively announced plans to withdraw militarily from Afghanistan by September 11, the focus has shifted to the post...

The Future of Afghan Quagmire

Is the Internal or external Dynamics more Important? Context After numerous promising starts and hard stops, Afghan peace process is once again making progress. The initiation...

Pulwama Attack And The Indian Strategic Calculus Against Pakistan – From...

By Arif Ansar Context While the Pakistan-India tensions are known to flare up occasionally, the present one over the February 14 Pulwama incident has calmed down for the...

Understanding Trump’s America First Doctrine And Its Implications

Arif Ansar Context Analysts and scholars from a variety of origins and backgrounds have described the present state of global affairs as going through a transition....