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America and the Afghan-Pakistan Conundrum

Members of the Mujahideen relax in Kandar , Afghanistan during the Soviet-Afghan War.

Written by Elisabeth Leake

Considering the history of US-South Asia relations during the twentieth century, two very different issues come to light, depending on the degree of retrospection. 945 more words

Pakistan

Marketing the American Way of Life: US Cultural Diplomacy in Iran, 1953-58

Written by Darius Wainwright

The United States is the ‘Great Satan’. Iranian government officials have uttered this remark on numerous occasions since the 1979 Revolution, where the Shah of Iran, Reza Pahlavi, was overthrown and replaced by an Islamic Republic. 909 more words

United States

America’s Road to World War II: Asia, and the Beginnings of the American Century

Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his “infamy speech”, declaring the United States’ entry into World War II following the attack on Pearl Harbour.

Written by Andrew Johnstone… 1,363 more words

Asia

American Soft Power and the Philippines: The Need to Stay 'Smart'

Written by Pauline Eadie.

Since Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took office in June 2016 more than 7,000 people have been killed in the course of his so called… 960 more words

Philippines

A Canadian Tragedy: India, Canada, and the Resurgence of Transnational Terrorism in North America

Written by Francesca Speed

On the morning of June 23, 1985, Air India flight 182, headed for New Delhi from Montreal, crashed into the ocean off the southwest coast of Ireland. 975 more words

India

The Development of India’s Propaganda Program: Principle and Parsimony

Hyderabad House, which served as the original location of Independent India’s External Publicity Division, hosts UK and Indian Prime Ministers Theresa May and Narendra Modi in 2016.   1,382 more words

India