February 28, 2014

General Durrani commented on the current status of the Pakistan US relations and its impact on the security and stability of Pakistan and Afghanistan, as well as on the GOP’s effort at peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban. He also shared his recommendations for bringing some peace to the region with the SAIS community.

John Kerry brings home some successes from his just-concluded fifth visit to East Asia as Secretary of State—this time around to Seoul, Beijing and Jakarta. But the biggest takeaway from his visit is that the US can expect tough times ahead as it seeks to promote its interests in a region where history continues to divide potential partners against common threats and fuel regional insecurity.

In South Korea, with the region bracing for potential new missile and nuclear tests from the North, Kerry...

The Foreign Policy Institute hosted veteran photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg for his book talk here in Washington, DC. Nickelsberg’s presentation, was unconventional in two ways: firstly, because it was about a war that looms large in US policy circles, but yet, ironically, and conspicuously, remains absent from most discussions on Massachusetts Avenue, and secondly, because it presented a visual narrative – letting, as they say, the pictures speak a thousand words, while the author added his...

February 6, 2014

In his new book, Afghanistan: A Distant War, veteran photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg offers a vivid close-up of life and conflict in Afghanistan. Nickelsberg gave an in-depth image presentation and discussed his experiences in Afghanistan over a twenty year period.

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