Biden’s Brief Middle East Pivot Won’t Last

Let’s give the Biden administration the benefit of the doubt. Having deprioritized the Middle East for 16 months, the weeds grew. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine not only highlighted the key role Gulf oil producers would play, but it also reflected the risks of allowing Russia and China to gain influence […]

1 Year Later, the Taliban Are in Full Control

If you would like to receive South Asia Brief in your inbox every Thursday, please sign up here . The highlights this week: assessing the Taliban regime one year after it took over in Kabul, why India’s response to the attack on Mumbai-born author Salman Rushdie is muted, and a […]