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Afghan Elections Result in Runoff

Michael Kugelman speaks to DW English about the upcoming runoff election in Afghanistan.

Greater China: Migration and Chinese Transnational Communities

This Special Report examines the history, structure, and dynamics of Chinese transnational communities.
Pakistani activists from banned group of Hizb-ut Tahrir chant anti-U.S slogans

Pakistan's Hidden Threat from Within

The Hizb-ut-Tahrir is a global Islamist organization that pledges to overthrow governments through nonviolent means. It poses a unique challenge in Pakistan, argues South Asia Associate Michael Kugelman in a New York Times op-ed.

Commerce and Competition

On June 15, 2007, the Asia Program hosted a conference on Pakistani trade issues. Pakistan's ambassador to the WTO, Manzoor Ahmad, and Pakistan's ambassador to Italy, Mirza Qamar Beg, made keynote addresses.Read Ambassador Ahmad's keynote addressRead Ambassador Beg's keynote address Read the event summary

Will Karachi Become the Next Waziristan?

Urban militancy is rising in Pakistan--and the troop drawdown in Afghanistan will likely make Pakistani cities even more violent, argues Michael Kugelman in his latest article for Foreign Policy.

Pakistan's Urbanization-Urban Transport Planning: Moving People and the Economy

Murtaza Haider, an associate dean at Ryerson University in Toronto, examines how Pakistan can overcome its considerable urban transport challenges.

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