Fri, Sep 24, 2021

Evergrande’s debt distress: Withdrawal symptoms of China’s debt-fueled growth model

On September 24th China’s giant property developer Evergrande Group entered a 30-day grace period before being declared in default. Although they may not default, this slowdown highlights the key contradiction in China’s policy goals.

Blog Post by Hung Tran

China Economy & Business

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

Nasr joins the Aspen Institute: “The US and The Middle East: 20 Years After 9/11”

Timely Commentary & Analysis by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Sep 22, 2021

Experts react: 2021 Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Tajikistan

On September 17, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) held a heads-of-state summit in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, in a hybrid virtual and in-person setting. Consisting of China, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and most recently Iran, the SCO meeting primarily discussed the evolving situation in Afghanistan and its ramifications for member states as well as the international community more broadly.

SouthAsiaSource by South Asia Center

Afghanistan Central Asia

Wed, Sep 22, 2021

Experts react: The September 2021 White House QUAD meeting

US President Joe Biden is set to host a first in-person Quad meeting on September 24, 2021, with Australia, India, and Japan present. South Asia Center experts react to the meeting and offer insight into what to expect. 

SouthAsiaSource by Atlantic Council

Australia Indo-Pacific

Tue, Sep 21, 2021

A reinvigorated Quad is becoming a key element of the new US administration’s Asia policy—just not in the way you expected.

A reinvigorated Quad is becoming a key element of the new US administration’s Asia policy. Its members—Australia, India, Japan, and the US—convened virtually in March at the leader level. Amid multiple global crises, they wisely opted to focus on concrete ways to deliver for their people and the region. The grouping sought to prove that democracy still […]

SouthAsiaSource by Atman Trivedi

Australia Economy & Business

Mon, Sep 20, 2021

Will a Taliban victory advance TAPI?

The Taliban’s ascent in Afghanistan has shaken up the prospects for a pipeline from Turkmenistan to India. Financial and reputational risks abound, and though a few possibilities remain, they possess serious limitations, calling the pipeline’s future into question.

EnergySource by Steve Mann

Central Asia Energy & Environment

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Nawaz joins DW News to discuss the latest development in Afghanistan

Insights & Impact

Afghanistan Conflict

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

Nawaz discussed the latest on Afghanistan with The Hindu News podcast: The Pak hand in Afghanistan

Insights & Impact

Afghanistan Conflict

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

The implications of the Taliban’s new government for Afghanistan

The Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center, in partnership with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, recorded a panel discussion on Tuesday, September 14 to discuss what the future holds for Afghanistan amid the Taliban’s new government and recent political developments in the country.

SouthAsiaSource by South Asia Center

Afghanistan Human Rights

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing August 2021

The State of the Order breaks down the month’s most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Blog Post

Afghanistan Belarus

Tue, Sep 14, 2021

Linscott joins U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum to discuss “India’s Technical Barriers to Trade Briefing”

Timely Commentary & Analysis by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business India

Mon, Sep 13, 2021

Sakhi joined The Diplomat for a panel discussion on “9/11 and Asia: Two Decades Later” and to look at how it changed the Asia-Pacific

Timely Commentary & Analysis by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

Mon, Sep 13, 2021

Chaudhary joins other experts at the American University to discuss the United States’ 20 years engagement in Afghanistan after 9/11

Insights & Impact by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

Mon, Sep 13, 2021

Afghanistan’s economy is in free fall mode

On August 18, Ajmal Ahmadi, the former governor of Afghanistan’s Central Bank, tweeted about the bank’s balance sheet, citing that all DAB assets are safeguarded in the US Federal Reserve, the World Bank, and the Bank of International Settlements in the form of US Treasury bills, bonds, gold and cash–a total of $9.6 billion that, just one day before the collapse, the US government had frozen and banned from all financial transactions.

SouthAsiaSource by Farshid Hakimyar

Afghanistan Economy & Business

Fri, Sep 10, 2021

Nasr joins SAIS faculty experts and affiliates for a two part discussion on Afghanistan from 9/11 to the Present: Where Do We Go From Here?

Insights & Impact by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

Fri, Sep 10, 2021

Sakhi joined the Wilson Center for a comprehensive discussion: “Hindsight Up Front: Implications of Afghanistan Withdrawal for China and Russia”

Timely Commentary & Analysis by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan China

Thu, Sep 9, 2021

Nooruddin joined CNBC-TV18 to discuss and provide insights on the Taliban introducing their new government

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

Thu, Sep 9, 2021

Afghanistan’s economy under the Taliban: the challenges ahead

If their past is any indication of the future, the Taliban will find funds. But their ability to properly manage monetary policy remains to be seen. If they don’t, they’ll surely lose the economic war, and the people of Afghanistan along with it

Blog Post by Inbar Pe’er

Afghanistan Economy & Business

Wed, Sep 8, 2021

Chaudhary joins BBC World News to discuss the US diplomacy after the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan

Insights & Impact by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

Tue, Sep 7, 2021

Extremist communications: The future is corporate

Digital platforms have enabled white supremacists such as The Base to build out networks in North America, Europe, and Australia, and provide extremist groups with a low- to zero-cost means to disseminate their messages.

Article by Jennifer A. Counter

National Security Security & Defense