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William Dalrymple describes how his research in Afghanistan underscored parallels between the first Western occupation in the 1840s and NATO's more recent involvement there.
William Dalrymple offers an account of the ill-fated first Western invasion of Afghanistan.
ASIA: BEYOND THE HEADLINES | A discussion with Johns Hopkins SAIS Dean Vali Nasr on changing patterns of foreign policy in the Middle East.
Suchitra Vijayan's photos capture the bustling human activity at the busiest port of entry between Afghanistan and Pakistan, along "a frontier that at best is a geo-political myth."
A cautionary tale of 19th-century imperial hubris that still resonates today.
Indian Ambassador Shyam Saran explains why he views "free and fair" elections as crucial to Afghanistan's future stability.
Ambassador Shyam Saran outlines India's regional foreign policy in light of the impending American drawdown from Afghanistan.
In the future, competition for energy reserves in Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan will be between Russia and China, with time being on Beijing's side.
Asia Society D.C. Director Matt Stumpf says Secretary of State John Kerry should focus on bringing a "fresh, positive vision" to U.S.-Asia relations.
After the publication of an interactive website visualizing drone strikes in Pakistan, Asia Society Senior Advisor Hassan Abbas analyzes the difficulty of assessing whether drone strikes are actually an effective terror-fighting tool.