Why NATO's efforts to create an Afghan nation-state failed.
On the Newsstand:Pakistan
The shooting attack of 14-year-old Malala Yusufzai is a wake-up call for Pakistanis to combat religious violence.
Even in the military, there are glimmers of the hubris and self-confidence that elite institutions can breed—especially in deep secrecy.
The HPR examines the psychological effects and expansion of presidential powers behind drone warfare.
Sherbaz Mazari’s journey to disillusionment begins as early as 1948, after the creation of Pakistan. Hopes were running high and he was eager to serve his country when he took a group of tribesmen to fight for the liberation of Kashmir. Hearing stories of the Maharajah’s unlawful treaty granting the state to India and the oppression of Kashmiri Muslims, he gathered volunteers from the Mazari tribe and rode on horseback to the border of Kashmir to join the rebels.
Former ambassador to India, US Representative from Indiana on democracy in India
Is democracy still the optimal model for sustained growth and political stability?
Was there an alternative to that disastrous September day? A review of Chomsky's recent book.
It's apparent that even the people who are nominally on 'our side' aren't fully American allies.
President Obama has been way more interventionist than Candidate Obama said he would be.
Filming change: In order to effectively channel aid, trust and oversight must be established through public documentation of its results.
President Obama announced in June that the United States would reduce its presence in Afghanistan, a nation that Obama suggested could operate independently. Lena Bae of the Harvard Political Review, however, writes that large problems persist within Afghanistan. Presenting an outline of smart policies for Afghanistan, Bae suggests that that the playbook for the region needs significant revisions. Read the ... Read More