My latest looks at China’s growing influence in Nepal, which has traditionally been dominated by India but is increasingly within Beijing’s sphere of influence.
Afghanistan’s recent presidential election could do more harm than good by producing a disputed result at a time of growing instability in the country, I argue here.
Read my latest article, looking at the recent informal summit in Chennai between the leaders of China and India.
I recently had the opportunity to interview former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert, who spoke on a variety of topics, including domestic Israeli politics, Iran, Syria and Israel’s relationship with Pakistan. Read the story here.
I have another piece out today, on the transformation of the Afghan Taliban from an isolated, parochial group into an increasingly global movement.
My latest assesses the risk of a Saudi-Iran proxy war in Afghanistan.
My latest looks at the surprisingly close relationship between China and the Afghan Taliban.