Latest South Asia Analysis

Prepare for a Transition

The past decade was anything but calm. The next decade may be rockier still. Read more…

Former Afghan Taliban fighters carry their weapons before handing them over during a peace and reconciliation ceremony in Jalalabad on Feb. 24. (NOORULLAH SHIRZADA/AFP/Getty Images)

A Hint of Irony in the Afghan Conflict

The international community is trying to peacefully resolve a conflict whose participants have recently pledged to escalate their attacks. Read more…


The Real Currency War

In the long-standing battle between state and market, the future of the U.S. dollar hangs in the balance. Read more…