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New Priorities, New Policies for South Asia

Diplomats and policy experts offer recommendations for a more strategic long-term U.S. approach to South Asia. more
(From L to R) Suzanne DiMaggio, Husain Haqqani, Frank Wisner, Alexander Evans at Asia Society on Dec.12, 2012 (Debra Eisenman/Asia Society)

Experts: Time for Recalibrating US Policy Toward South Asia

At a report launch event today, panelists stressed that the opportunity now exists to implement a long-term, integrated U.S. strategy for the region. more

The US and South Asia After Afghanistan (Complete)

Experts discuss the prospects for achieving a strategic U.S. approach to South Asia and the hard choices an incoming Administration will need to make to get there. more
President Barack Obama converses with President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan at the White House in Washington, D.C., on May 12, 2010. (U.S. Department of State/Flickr)

Obama's South Asia Opportunity

With the end of the Afghanistan conflict, the Obama administration has a window of opportunity not seen since the end of the Cold War to refocus its strategy in India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and the other countries of South Asia. more
US Marine Sgt. Cody Turpen from Kilo Company of the 3rd Battalion 8th Marines Regiment shakes hand with Afghan children during a patrol in Garmser district in southern Helmand Province on June 22, 2012. (Adek Berry/AFP/GettyImages)

US Can't Afford to Forget About Afghanistan Yet Again

"Unlike the early 1990s, the United States should not and will not leave Afghanistan to its neighbors alone," writes Alexander Evans, who calls for a long-term, regional strategy for the embattled country. more

Alexander Evans on the US and South Asia After Afghanistan

In a new Asia Society report, Bernard Schwartz Fellow Alexander Evans outlines the steps Washington can take to forge a more strategic, cohesive, and successful policy toward South Asia. more
L to R: Sadia Yousaf, Batool Fatima, Sana Mir, Asmavia Iqbal and Qanita Jalil of the Pakistan Women's Cricket Team, featured in the new documentary "The Other Half of Tomorrow." (Andreas Burgess)

Interview: 'Other Half of Tomorrow' Filmmakers Turn Lens on Pakistan's Women

A candid new documentary captures how women are in the vanguard of social change in Pakistan. more
U.S. President Barack Obama arrives on stage after winning the 2012 U.S. presidential election in Chicago, Illinois on November 7, 2012. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

We Asked Our Experts: What Does Obama's Re-Election Mean for Asia?

How is a second term for the Obama administration likely to affect relations with China, Myanmar, Pakistan, and Afghanistan — to name just some of the Asian nations that have featured most prominently in recent headlines? more
A Pakistani United Citizen Action demonstrator holds a burning US flag during a protest in Multan on October 25, 2012 against the US drone attacks in Pakistani tribal areas. (S.S. Mirza/AFP/Getty Images)

Most of World Favors Obama Over Romney in Landslide; Why is Pakistan Different?

Pakistani blogger and journalist M. Bilal Lakhani explains what may be behind the results of a recent BBC poll, and why neither U.S. candidate is particularly popular in Pakistan. more
Governor Mitt Romney (L) and U.S. President Barack Obama (R) squaring off in the third 2012 U.S. Presidential debate, as seen at a debate viewing party in Covina, Virginia on Oct. 22, 2012. (Neon Tommy/Flickr)

How It Played Abroad: Asia Society's Asia 21 Leaders React to the 'Foreign Policy' Debate

After Barack Obama and Mitt Romney sounded off on foreign policy, Asia Society gets reactions from its network of Asia 21 Young Leaders in China, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. more