American Occupation: What worked, what didn’t

By Aswathy Kooanmpilly Twenty years later, the US leaves its latest battlefield. Like its other post Second World War ventures, American involvement in Afghanistan has come to nought. Thus, it becomes important to put the event in context by looking into a brief history of American occupation to understand where the US went wrong. AmericanContinue reading “American Occupation: What worked, what didn’t”

China’s increasing influence in West Asia: A Realist Interpretation

By Prashant Sahu Introduction The West Asian region has been a site by superpower rivalry for regional control and influence. Before Second World War (1939-45), the primary actors were Great Britain and France, but after the War, the USA and USSR have been the primary contending superpowers. However, since the 1980s and particularly after theContinue reading “China’s increasing influence in West Asia: A Realist Interpretation”