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Arzan Tarapore

Arzan Tarapore is an adjunct researcher at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation. He is also a PhD candidate at King’s College London, where his research interests lie at the intersection of strategic studies and South Asian security. He previously served in the Australian Department of Defence.


Articles by Arzan Tarapore (4)

  • Along the Karakoram Highway: A photo essay (part 2)

    The storied Karakoram Highway (KKH), a modern incarnation of the ancient silk road, is the primary ground transport link between China and Pakistan, and the highest paved road in the world. The existing Highway, completed in 1978, is undergoing a major reconstruction. Along with other transport and energy development projects, the Highway upgrade is aimed at promoting economic development for the two countries.
  • Along the Karakoram Highway: A photo essay (part 1)

    The storied Karakoram Highway (KKH), a modern incarnation of the ancient silk road, is the primary ground transport link between China and Pakistan, and the highest paved road in the world. The existing Highway, completed in 1978, is undergoing a major reconstruction. Along with other transport and energy development projects, the Highway upgrade is aimed at promoting economic development for the two countries.
  • Intelligence lessons from Pathankot

    At the dawn of the New Year, India suffered yet another surprise attack. Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Muhammad terrorists had snuck across the border, travelled to the Indian Air Force base at Pathankot, and launched a Fedayeen-style attack until they were finally dislodged by Indian forces. Immediately — and inevitably — came claims the attack was an intelligence failure.