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Pakistan India trucks

SouthAsiaSource

Aug 12, 2022

Pakistan at 75: Learning from history to chart a better future

By Uzair Younus and Ilhan Niaz

As it celebrates seventy-five years of independence, Pakistan today “requires a change in political thinking across the political class,” says historian and author Dr. Ilhan Niaz.

Conflict Migration

New Atlanticist

Aug 12, 2022

Afghan resistance leader Ahmad Massoud: There is ‘no other option’ but to fight on against the Taliban

By Atlantic Council

“Unfortunately,” Massoud told the Atlantic Council, Taliban leaders “have not changed. They are even more radical than before.”

Afghanistan Conflict

In the News

Aug 11, 2022

Stefanini in Politico: China suspends dialogue with US

By Stefano Stefanini

Stefano Stefanini argues that what is at stake in addressing the China question correctly for the US is not just Taiwan, but the Pacific.

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia

In the News

Aug 11, 2022

Deni in the Wall Street Journal: NATO is Hedging on Its Promise to Protect the Baltics

By John R. Deni

Dr. John Deni and Michael O'Hanlon discuss the importance of enhancing NATO combat power in the Baltic states.

Conflict Eastern Europe

UkraineAlert

Aug 11, 2022

Generation UA: Young Ukrainians are driving the resistance to Russia’s war

By Mehri Druckman

Generation UA: From politics and the military to civil society and journalism, the post-independence generation of young Ukrainians is driving the country's remarkable fight back against Russia's invasion.

Civil Society Conflict

IranSource

Aug 11, 2022

Iran and the US face obstacles in their goals in the Middle East

By Ebrahim Meraji

The long rivalry between the United States and Iran reflects their differing views of an ideal regional order and contrasting methods of expanding influence.

Iran Middle East

New Atlanticist

Aug 11, 2022

I wrote NATO’s lessons from Afghanistan. Now I wonder: What have we learned?

By John Manza

NATO can't afford to expend precious resources in places that don’t matter to its core interests—lest the Alliance risk losing future conflicts in places that really do.

Afghanistan Democratic Transitions

UkraineAlert

Aug 10, 2022

Putin is running out of excuses as Ukraine expands the war to Crimea

By Peter Dickinson

Russian officials have denied that Ukraine was behind an audacious August 9 attack on an airbase in occupied Crimea but Moscow's excuses are beginning to wear thin as Vladimir Putin's invasion continues to unravel.

Conflict Disinformation

In the News

Aug 10, 2022

Shalom in MENASource: Israel’s military operation against PIJ was a short-term success. Here’s how it could be a longer-term one too.

By Atlantic Council

Israel Politics & Diplomacy

Event Recap

Aug 10, 2022

Event recap: Should overseas Pakistanis have a vote in Pakistan?

By Vrinda Batra

On August 4, 2022, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center along with the Muslim American Leadership Alliance hosted an in-person conversation on the history, politicization, and future of overseas voting in Pakistan.

Civil Society Elections

Experts

Events