Asia Program Fellow Renaud Egreteau helps us recap Myanmar election results and speaks about the implications for Myanmar’s democracy moving forward.
The recent terror attacks in Paris, Beirut, and Sinai are profound tragedies and have massive security and economic consequences around the world. With a broad focus on global issues and deep expertise in key regions, the Wilson Center is uniquely positioned to provide a wide-angle view. In this publication of original essays by Wilson Center experts representing every corner of the globe, we work to give context to breaking news. As the story continues to unfold, our analysts will update this collection with new perspectives on the key emerging issues. In trying times, we hope you find our insights useful.
A number of political and sectarian factors make the likelihood of ISIS expansion into Afghanistan and Pakistan unlikely, but the sinister possibility of a future rapprochement between ISIS and al-Qaeda should not be ruled out completely.
Something extraordinary happened in Afghanistan this week—and, for a change, it was heartening, not horrifying.
The resounding defeat of India’s ruling party in a key state election could send the country down a dangerous path.
"The statements of both Sharif and Aziz raise legitimate questions about whether and why Pakistani policy in the seemingly intractable Afghan peace process has evolved behind those curtains that keep it in deep shadows," writes William Milam.
Doctors Without Borders has released the initial findings of an internal review of the U.S. airstrike on its hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, last month in which 30 staffers and patients were killed. The harrowing details in the initial report give pause about what the final document might contain. Here are three chief takeaways.
Wilson Center Asia Program Fellow, Renaud Egreteau, provides a preview of the upcoming elections in post-junta Burma (Myanmar).
American political campaigns often seem a contest about machismo. The current presidential race is no different. Sounding tough and celebrating American power may make for good politics, but today’s foreign policy realities call for a more nuanced approach to the many challenges the next president will face.