Central Asia Description

The Taliban’s Silent Partner

Taliban bases in Pakistan threaten Afghanistan’s nascent democratic government
Robert D. Kaplan
July 21, 2006

Dare Violate a Copyright in Hong Kong? A Boy Scout May Be Watching Online

Hong Kong authorities recruit teen watchdogs for internet music and video piracy
Keith Bradsher
July 24, 2006

UK Fears Record Afghan Heroin Output

An Afghanistan province has the potential this year to produce a record-breaking poppy crop
Declan Walsh
June 13, 2006

Southeast Asia’s New Best Friend

The US loses its grip on trade avenues and gains a reputation for carelessness
Tyler Marshall
June 22, 2006

A New Rival to “Regime Change”

The US approach to hostile nations is regime change, but that policy could be changing
Howard LaFranchi
May 23, 2006