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China’s final frontier

The remote, rebellious western provinces of Tibet and Xinjiang are China's poorest, but they hold vast natural wealth. On a 3,000-mile trek I saw how far Beijing is bending the whole central Asian region to its will
Parag Khanna  

Here comes the second world

From Asia to eastern Europe to Latin America, middle-income countries are growing increasingly assertive. These "second-world" states are forging links among themselves and are adept at playing off first-world powers against each other
Parag Khanna  

Plane to Pakistan

My father fled Lahore as a child. I returned with him to find Indo-Pak rapprochement in full swing. But Pakistan's internal politics is fragile, and the country plays a dual role in the war on terror
Parag Khanna