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Dispatches: September 2019

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Dispatches: September 2019

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India Revokes Kashmir's Special Status

On August 5th, India's government revoked Article 370 of their constitution which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir. In a piece for Foreign Policy, Michael Kugelman says this move is "fraught with risk." Asia Program Fellow Neeti Nair writes that this is "Indian democracy's most severe test" in her piece for The Print. Catch up with more coverage on The Guardian, BBC News, CBS News, Vox, Bloomberg Quint, India Today, and CGTN America.

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In the News

Putin and Xi’s Buddy Act Could Blow Up East Asia
Katie Stallard-Blanchette, Foreign Policy

Will China Crush the Protests in Hong Kong?
Michael C. Davis, Foreign Affairs

North Korea and China are huge winners in the worsening Japan-South Korea spat
Abraham Denmark quoted in CNN

North Korea Fires Missiles After U.S.-South Korea Military Exercise Ends
Abraham Denmark quoted in The Wall Street Journal

North Korea’s Missile Tests Fail to Provoke Response From Washington
Jean H. Lee quoted in The Wall Street Journal

Waning of American Power? Trump Struggles With an Asia in Crisis
Jean H. Lee quoted in The New York Times

Taliban has Americans right where it wants them
Michael Kugelman, Arab News

Afghan Peace Deal in Sight as U.S.-Taliban Talks Hit Final Stage
Michael Kugelman quoted in Bloomberg

Education means more than just job prospects — and Pakistanis know that
Nadia Naviwala quoted in Dawn Prism

Dispatches Blog

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The Ambiguous U.S.-Japan Trade Deal, Lost in Translation
Shihoko Goto

The Lingering, and Complicating, Threat of ISIS in Afghanistan
Michael Kugelman

What Does the Rise of China’s Security Partnerships Mean for Asia?
Prashanth Parameswaran

Nuclear Weapons and Their Pride of Place in North Korea
Jean H. Lee



What Do U.S.-China Tensions Mean for India?
September 05, 2019


Chilling U.S.-China Economic Relations: Options for Taiwan
August 27, 2019

Recent Publications

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Why Can't Pakistani Children Read? The Inside Story of Education Reform Efforts Gone Wrong

By Nadia Naviwala. Download the Report Now.

Managing the Rise of China's Security Partnerships in Southeast Asia

By Prashanth Parameswaran. Download the Report Now..

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