Views Digest

July, 2016

  • 12 July

    Pakistan’s Biggest Dam Stymied by Land Dispute

    A small area at the center of the dispute between two tribes and two provinces is critically delaying the Diamer Bhasha dam and the China-Pakistan economic corridor.

June, 2016

  • 29 June

    What Will Brexit Mean for Africa?

    Britain's decision to leave the EU will fundamentally affect Africa's relationship with UK in a way that will be damaging to all.

  • 21 June

    Kyrgyzstan’s Self-Defeating Conflict With Moderate Islam

    The state’s clash with a well-respected Muslim leader will only encourage true radicalization in the country.

  • 21 June

    US-China Maritime Disputes: Too Close for Comfort

    Tensions are ratcheting up between China and the United States over maritime boundaries in Asia.

  • 11 June

    A Failed State in Latin America?

    There's still hope for the "pink tide" that swept aside Latin America's right-wing dictators. But in Venezuela, Chavismo is on its last legs.

  • 11 June

    Chahbahar And Gwadar

    With free trade zones and only 72 kilometers to be inter-connected by road and rail, Chahbahar and Gwadar are complementary instead of being in competition.

May, 2016

  • 30 May

    Security Risks in the Age of Smart Homes

    Smart home technologies have some major security weaknesses that better design and programming could solve.

  • 30 May

    Responding to Sri Lanka’s Economic Crisis

    The gloomy short-term economic forecast is bound to test the strength of Sri Lanka’s ruling coalition. In managing painful economic reforms, the government’s hard work is only beginning.

  • 23 May

    Megadonors Capitalize on Offshore Opportunities

    The release of the Panama Papers has brought fresh reminders of the stunning amount of wealth held offshore, but that’s a world these donors and their firms navigate routinely as part of a rarefied investment community far more wealthy and sophisticated than the market to which most people have access.

  • 17 May

    Japan Courts Russia at Sochi Summit

    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s decision to travel to Russia in spite of US warnings, and to propose a new level of economic cooperation, may prove to be an important step in pursuing a stronger long-term relationship with Russia.