With the end of the Afghanistan conflict, the Obama administration has a window of opportunity not seen since the end of the Cold War to refocus its strategy in India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and the other countries of South Asia.
"Unlike the early 1990s, the United States should not and will not leave Afghanistan to its neighbors alone," writes Alexander Evans, who calls for a long-term, regional strategy for the embattled country.
"Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way," begins a certain other novel. How is other people's happiness "illicit?" Join the Chackos family in their quest for happiness in 1980s Madras. Author appearance at Asia Society New York on January 10, 2013.
"America is a Pacific power, and [U.S. Pacific Command] looks forward to the hard work ahead to allow us to do our part to keep a dynamic Asia-Pacific hopeful, peaceful and secure for decades to come," Admiral Samuel Locklear told Asia Society on December 6, 2012.
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