In: Briefing Papers

The Chinese-Indian New Cold War – East Africa
June 6, 2017

This is the fifth part of The Chinese-Indian New Cold War series from Andrew Korybko, looking at the region of Southeast and…

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The Chinese-Indian New Cold War – Middle East & Central Asia
June 2, 2017

This is the fourth part of The Chinese-Indian New Cold War series from Andrew Korybko, looking at the region of Southeast and…

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The 21st Century’s Great Game
April 28, 2017

Background The 21st century’s Great Game is about the creation of a new Eurasia-centered world. It locks China, Russia, India, Japan…

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Pakistan’s Lurch Into Ultra-Conservativism
April 26, 2017

Introduction Pakistan has been for at least four decades a major theatre of operations in the global struggle between Saudi Arabia…

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Improving U.S.-Pakistan Relations
February 17, 2017

Background The entire world knows the Haqqani Group that operates in Afghanistan, supposedly with Pakistan Army support, but very few outside…

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Five Forces Behind Pakistan’s Pivot Towards Russia
January 31, 2017

‘Nations are born in the hearts of poets but they prosper and die at the hands of politicians’ said the most…

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Why The New York Times is Wrong About Pakistan
May 16, 2016

On the morning of 12th May, Pakistan was treated to another scalding editorial from The New York Times, this time demanding…

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Congressional U-Turn on F-16s Jeopardizes COIN Operations in Pakistan
May 5, 2016

No matter how close the collaboration between the Pentagon and General Headquarters, strained relations emerge when the conversation moves to Capitol…

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