Bruce Riedel

The writer is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. His new book, ‘JFK’s Forgotten Crisis: Tibet, the CIA and the Sino-Indian War’ will be published this fall.

Articles By Bruce Riedel

Lessons of 1963

Resumed India-Pakistan dialogue is welcome. They must take small steps, focus on tangible achievements.

Terror’s godfather

Hamid Gul’s legacy is an army that is both a patron and a victim of terror.

One year of Modi Government: Us versus them

Modi’s year in power has seen the hardening of a bipolar alliance system in South Asia, with America and India on one side, and China and Pakistan on the other.

Divided they stand

Obama and Sharif have differences,but cooperation will be key to Afghan stability.

No end in sight to al-Qaeda

The failings of the Arab awakening may be replenishing the armies of jihad.

The Doha portent

The most hardline elements in Taliban were strengthened by the Doha office opening