Pakistan’s Nuclear Security: Separating Fact from Fear
For more than a decade fears have been voiced by the international community at the prospect of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons falling into the hands of terrorists or other non-state actors. The author argues, however, that such concerns have been largely overblown and that Pakistan has undertaken commitments and measures to safeguard its arsenal, as was confirmed in last month’s nuclear security index published by the Nuclear Threat Initiative.
The Crackdown on HDP: Sustaining Authoritarianism with Ethnic Polarization
By the end of November 2019, 24 out of 69 mayors in Kurdish cities in Turkey had been dismissed and 19 had been arrested. The Turkish regime exploits nationalism to […]
The Great Rejuvenation? China’s Search for a New ‘Global Order’
Executive Summary This Asia Paper explores how China, a ‘partial’ global power, can set the agenda and determine the rules in a global order dominated by a declining yet unyielding […]
Human Rights in China
Summary The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has chosen to promote collective rights such as the right to development. The PRC can improve human rights conditions further. However, due to […]