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Pakistan's Terrorism Accusations Against India: Bizarre But Calculated
March 03, 2015
Pakistan's Terrorism Accusations Against India: Bizarre But Calculated
Amid a declining domestic situation, senior Pakistani officials see it fit to blame India -- an unproductive endeavor.
Pakistan's Terrorism Accusations Against India: Bizarre But Calculated
Blogger Avijit Roy’s Killing Shows Bangladesh’s Culture of Violence
March 01, 2015
Blogger Avijit Roy’s Killing Shows Bangladesh’s Culture of Violence
More than 100 have been killed in political violence in recent weeks.
Blogger Avijit Roy’s Killing Shows Bangladesh’s Culture of Violence
Is Bangladesh’s Crisis About to Get Much Worse?
February 27, 2015
Is Bangladesh’s Crisis About to Get Much Worse?
There seems to be no obvious exit scenario from the current turmoil.
Is Bangladesh’s Crisis About to Get Much Worse?
Will Bangladesh’s Democracy Fall Apart?
February 27, 2015
Will Bangladesh’s Democracy Fall Apart?
Former Prime Minister and opposition leader Khaleda Zia has a warrant out for her arrest.
Will Bangladesh’s Democracy Fall Apart?
Climate Change and Human Trafficking: A Deadly Combination
February 25, 2015
Climate Change and Human Trafficking: A Deadly Combination
Climate change, poverty, and violence are contributing to a surge of human trafficking in Assam.
Climate Change and Human Trafficking: A Deadly Combination
Manipur and India’s ‘Act East’ Policy
February 25, 2015
Manipur and India’s ‘Act East’ Policy
As India tries to build links with its neighbors, the fate of the Northeastern state of Manipur will be revealing.
Manipur and India’s ‘Act East’ Policy
The Brothels of Bangladesh
February 23, 2015
The Brothels of Bangladesh
Bangladeshi sex workers are beginning to organize in a bid to improve their harsh, abusive working conditions.
The Brothels of Bangladesh
Cambodia’s Garment Industry Rollercoaster
February 22, 2015
Cambodia’s Garment Industry Rollercoaster
News for the vital industry has been decidedly mixed of late.
Cambodia’s Garment Industry Rollercoaster
Cricket in Afghanistan
February 18, 2015
Cricket in Afghanistan
Since 2001, the sport has taken off in Afghanistan, which is enjoying some impressive success.
Cricket in Afghanistan
Southeast Asia’s Piracy Headache
February 15, 2015
Southeast Asia’s Piracy Headache
The region saw a spike in piracy in 2014, and attacks became more deadly.
Southeast Asia’s Piracy Headache
China Boosts Submarine Fleets for Indian Ocean Allies
February 13, 2015
China Boosts Submarine Fleets for Indian Ocean Allies
China is equipping its allies for the underwater struggle for supremacy in the Indian Ocean.
China Boosts Submarine Fleets for Indian Ocean Allies
Ashton Carter Confirmed as US Defense Secretary
February 13, 2015
Ashton Carter Confirmed as US Defense Secretary
Plus, Asia's "madness drug," terrorism in China, the Ssang Yong exercise, and more. Defense links.
Ashton Carter Confirmed as US Defense Secretary
America’s Pakistan Dilemma
February 12, 2015
America’s Pakistan Dilemma
Rarely have Pakistan and U.S. strategic interests converged.
America’s Pakistan Dilemma
A ‘Three-Dimensional’ Bangladesh Navy in the Bay of Bengal
February 12, 2015
A ‘Three-Dimensional’ Bangladesh Navy in the Bay of Bengal
As the Bangladesh Navy slowly builds capacity, India should seek to engage its neighbor.
A ‘Three-Dimensional’ Bangladesh Navy in the Bay of Bengal
China, India To Lead World By 2050, Says PwC
February 12, 2015
China, India To Lead World By 2050, Says PwC
Asia's powerhouse economies are predicted to be dominant by mid-century.
China, India To Lead World By 2050, Says PwC
One Year After Election, Violence Persists in Bangladesh
February 07, 2015
One Year After Election, Violence Persists in Bangladesh
A year after disputed elections threw Bangladesh into turmoil, a call for boycotts from the opposition has led to renewed violence.
One Year After Election, Violence Persists in Bangladesh
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