Eurasia Group’s weekly selection of essential reading for the political-risk junkie — presented in no particular order, and shared from ForeignPolicy.com. As always, feel free to give us your feedback or selections by tweeting at us via @EurasiaGroup or @ianbremmer.
“Why Russia is worried about the ‘Zero Option’ in Afghanistan” – Andrew S. Bowen, The Diplomat
What are the security risks that Russia faces as the United States pulls out of Afghanistan? Russia’s own pullout in 1989 is an ominous signal for what’s to come.
“Route domestic Net traffic via India servers, National Security Advisor tells operators” – Thomas K. Thomas, The Hindu Business Line
In the wake of the NSA surveillance scandal, India’s deputy national security advisor is recommending ways of domestically routing Internet traffic that will minimize the American agency’s opportunities for snooping.