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Sri Lanka’s Displaced
April 09, 2014
Sri Lanka’s Displaced
Tens of thousands of internally displaced persons in Sri Lanka place their hopes in a recent UN resolution.
Sri Lanka’s Displaced
Asia Leads World in Religious Diversity
April 09, 2014
Asia Leads World in Religious Diversity
According to a new Pew poll, the Asia-Pacific has the highest level of religious diversity in the world.
Asia Leads World in Religious Diversity
Northeast India Shows High Voter Turnout
April 09, 2014
Northeast India Shows High Voter Turnout
Indian elections, human rights in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh's poor economic outlook and more. South Asia links.
Northeast India Shows High Voter Turnout
The Indian Elections—What the Congress Party Has to Say About Foreign Policy
April 05, 2014
The Indian Elections—What the Congress Party Has to Say About Foreign Policy
The party has released its manifesto, with an interesting framing of India’s role in the world.
The Indian Elections—What the Congress Party Has to Say About Foreign Policy
Asia’s Next BRICS?
April 04, 2014
Asia’s Next BRICS?
As growth in the BRICS slows, many of the new economic stars are from the Asia-Pacific.
Asia’s Next BRICS?
India and Sri Lanka: Playing the Long Game?
March 31, 2014
India and Sri Lanka: Playing the Long Game?
Indian policy towards Sri Lanka is caught between the national interest and serving domestic interest groups.
India and Sri Lanka: Playing the Long Game?
Sri Lanka: Waffling India Faces Tough Decision
March 25, 2014
Sri Lanka: Waffling India Faces Tough Decision
Whichever way it votes on an upcoming UNHRC resolution on Sri Lanka, India will offend key constituents.
Sri Lanka: Waffling India Faces Tough Decision
Chinese Foreign Policy: A New Era Dawns
March 17, 2014
Chinese Foreign Policy: A New Era Dawns
As its economic clout grows, Beijing is forging its own path in international relations.
Chinese Foreign Policy: A New Era Dawns
Help Wanted: A Reliable Executioner in Sri Lanka
March 14, 2014
Help Wanted: A Reliable Executioner in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka’s latest hangman resigns after visiting the gallows.
Help Wanted: A Reliable Executioner in Sri Lanka
India-Sri Lanka Fishermen Dispute Remains Complicated Despite Modest Advances
March 13, 2014
India-Sri Lanka Fishermen Dispute Remains Complicated Despite Modest Advances
A working group meeting between India and Sri Lanka on a dispute involving Tamil fishermen has been postponed.
India-Sri Lanka Fishermen Dispute Remains Complicated Despite Modest Advances
Asia’s ‘Shocking’ Gender Gap
March 11, 2014
Asia’s ‘Shocking’ Gender Gap
There’s been talk in Asia of reforms on women’s rights, but progress has been slow.
Asia’s ‘Shocking’ Gender Gap
India Backs Russia’s ‘Legitimate Interests’ in Ukraine
March 08, 2014
India Backs Russia’s ‘Legitimate Interests’ in Ukraine
India broke with the international community in acknowledging that Russia has legitimate interests in Ukraine.
India Backs Russia’s ‘Legitimate Interests’ in Ukraine
Indian PM Addresses BIMSTEC Summit, Pushes Free Trade
March 08, 2014
Indian PM Addresses BIMSTEC Summit, Pushes Free Trade
Manmohan Singh made his final diplomatic trip to Napyidaw, Myanmar to attend the BIMSTEC summit.
Indian PM Addresses BIMSTEC Summit, Pushes Free Trade
Venezuela Uses Chinese Weapons in Crackdown
March 07, 2014
Venezuela Uses Chinese Weapons in Crackdown
The Venezuelan government is using weapons it purchased from China in its efforts to repress protesters.
Venezuela Uses Chinese Weapons in Crackdown
Sri Lanka’s Growing Links with China
March 06, 2014
Sri Lanka’s Growing Links with China
Trade, investment and a strategic Indian Ocean location bring the two countries closer together.
Sri Lanka’s Growing Links with China
Taliban Talks: Negotiating With an Undisciplined Foe
March 04, 2014
Taliban Talks: Negotiating With an Undisciplined Foe
The Taliban doesn't have the ability to control itself, undermining any attempts at negotiation and reconciliation.
Taliban Talks: Negotiating With an Undisciplined Foe
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