Tajikistan, the world’s leading exporter of suicide bombers to ISIS has the potential to become the next terrorist hotspot as a host of factors converge to put the small Central Asian nation at serious risk.
Bombings in Pakistan bring terrorism back to the forefront of the political debate and raise about Pakistan’s ability to respond to the terrorist threat.
The death of Islam Karimov could throw Uzbekistan into a succession crisis, undermining stability, emboldening terrorists, and threatening the New Silk Road.
After Mullah Akhtar Mansour’s assassination, attention has been turned to the instability and lack of security on the border Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Pakistan’s controversial blasphemy laws are dividing the country and are creating a range of political and economic problems.
Despite the highly precarious nature of Pakistan’s nuclear program, early reports of U.S.-Pakistan nuclear negotiations in mid-October appear to be overblown. Though the prospects of such a deal are not