October 18, 2016 | World Politics Review
Early Monday morning, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake Mosul, two years after the so-called Islamic State seized the city.
October 18, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News
Stimson's Recommendations and Report of the Stimson Task Force on US Drone Policy report cited in San Jose Mercury News
The news that the Islamic State utilized a drone with explosives to kill two Kurdish fighters should send chills down the spine of America. Terrorists must be salivating at the notion of suicide bombing without suicide.
October 17, 2016 | The Economic Times
WASHINGTON: Pakistan has lost the benefit of doubt before the international community due to its support to non-state actors against India, a top American think-tank today warned Islamabad that it will continue to lose traction unless it reverses this policy.
October 17, 2016 | CCTV-America
Amid a sluggish global economy and growing threat of terrorism, leaders of BRICS nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – met to discuss how to tackle the challenges they face. CCTV’s Shweta Bajaj attended the summit in Goa, India and has this report.
October 16, 2016 | Military Times
With much of the United States' national security focus centered on the Middle East, one senator is speaking out about the rise of Islamic State group sympathizers in Southeast Asia and the long-term problems that could cause if left unchecked. -snip-
October 16, 2016
Since testing nuclear weapons in 1998, Pakistan has lost while India has gained regional and international standing. Pakistan has also become less confident of its national security as the United States has gravitated toward India and as Pakistan’s own ties with states in the region have frayed.
October 14, 2016 | The Wire
Stimson’s “Pakistan's Relations with China, India, and Afghanistan: A Luncheon Conversation with Mushahid Hussain Syed & Shezra Mansab Ali Khan Kharal” event cited in The Wire
From a Pakistani perspective, 2016 has been a tumultuous year for its relationship with its western neighbour. First, the Pakistan-led Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG), meant to draw in the US and China along with Afghanistan while excluding India, drew a blank.
October 14, 2016 | Drone Wars UK
Details of a US-initiated proposed control agreement on the export and use of armed drones have been announced.
October 14, 2016 | U.S. News & World Report
The Syrian civil war continues to highlight one of the most tragic dimensions of warfare: using food as a weapon.
October 12, 2016 | Newsweek
Joy Zhuang is well placed to judge how Chinese people might react to the next US president. She has been following the election campaign and writes a weekly column about Hillary Clinton for Globus, an international news project under Caixin Media.