South Asia

PM Modi, Hamid Karzai, Ashraf Ghani

Pakistan’s Scourge in Afghanistan: Modern-Day Shah Shujas, US and India, Part 6

In this sixth article among a seven-part study on Afghanistan, Adnan Qaiser, with a distinguished career in the armed forces and international diplomacy, discusses...
President Ashraf Ghani and PM Imran Khan

Afghan-Pakistan Frenemity: The Fifth Province Syndrome, Part 5

In this fifth analysis among a seven-part study on Afghanistan, Adnan Qaiser, with a distinguished career in the armed forces and international diplomacy, discusses...

Lack of Strategic Reserve Leaves India Dry in a Slumping Crude Oil Market

Since the beginning of the year 2020, the global crude oil market has entered an unchartered territory that has been unprecedented, unpredictable, and uncertain...
Afghan Army soldier

Civil War Returns: Revenge and Score Settling in Afghanistan, Part 4

In this fourth analysis among a seven-part study on Afghanistan, Adnan Qaiser, with a distinguished career in the armed forces and international diplomacy, examines...
President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani

An Unviable State: A Broken Afghan Edifice, Part 3

In this third article among a seven-part discussion on Afghanistan, Adnan Qaiser, with a distinguished career in the armed forces and international diplomacy, examines...
President Ashraf Ghani & Donald Trump

U.S.-Taliban Peace Deal: Beneficiaries and Spoilers, Part 2

In this second piece of the seven-part study on Afghanistan, Adnan Qaiser, with a distinguished career in the armed forces and international diplomacy, examines...
Minister visiting Coronavirus Quarantine center

India’s COVID-19 Crisis: Time for a National Unity Government?

With its reported COVID-19 cases crossing 17500, India is now bracing itself for hard times. Although India’s drastic measure of an extended nation-wide lockdown...
US Taliban Deal Signing Ceremony

Adieu Afghanistan, Au Revoir? A Distant and Difficult U.S. Goodbye, Part 1

In this first article among a seven-part discussion on Afghanistan, Adnan Qaiser, with a distinguished career in the armed forces and international diplomacy, examines...
An Indian soldier in Kashmir

The Simla Agreement: Is It Still Relevant Today?

Almost eight months after annexing Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian government issued “Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Order 2020,” leading to state-sponsored demographic change. The...