My latest story covers the EU drug agency’s 2021 report.
My latest, for Nikkei Asia, examines the impact of Myanmar’s coup on its enormous narcotics industry.
My latest story, based on new research material and interviews with drug experts and the UN, looks at the booming meth industry in Afghanistan, which could eventually rival the massive opium trade there.
My latest story is a long read, with input from various experts, that examines the complicated relationship between the Afghan and Pakistani Taliban (TTP).
My latest essay in The National Interest argues that a Taliban seizure of Afghanistan could be devastating for Pakistan.
My new story, based on reports and interviews with various experts, examines why remittances to Pakistan defied expectations and increased during the pandemic, despite a slowdown in global economic activity.
2020 saw increased competition between India and China in the South Asia region. My new piece examines how things might play out this year.
My new piece for The National Interest examines the likely impact of Joe Biden’s presidency on Iran-Pakistan relations.
I have a long journal article out today at Asian Affairs examining the impact of coronavirus in South Asia. While the death toll and case load have so far been lower than anticipated, the economic, social and political consequences of the pandemic have already been devastating.
My latest piece examines growing tensions in the relationship between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan.