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India Gets Serious About Maternity Benefits, But It Must Go Further
March 29, 2017
India Gets Serious About Maternity Benefits, But It Must Go Further
A new bill in India is a step in the right direction, but more remains to be done.
India Gets Serious About Maternity Benefits, But It Must Go Further
The State of Indian Federalism After the BJP's Election Victories
March 28, 2017
The State of Indian Federalism After the BJP's Election Victories
The BJP won some stunning victories, but Modi will still have to engage with non-BJP state governments.
The State of Indian Federalism After the BJP's Election Victories
Zia-ul-Haq and the ‘Islamization’ of Pakistan’s Public Universities
March 28, 2017
Zia-ul-Haq and the ‘Islamization’ of Pakistan’s Public Universities
The government in Pakistan needs to ensure that educational institutes in the country remain a place of learning rather than intimidation and violence.
Zia-ul-Haq and the ‘Islamization’ of Pakistan’s Public Universities
Mattis Hosts Indian National Security Adviser in Washington
March 27, 2017
Mattis Hosts Indian National Security Adviser in Washington
Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval met the U.S. defense secretary in Washington, D.C., last week.
Mattis Hosts Indian National Security Adviser in Washington
The Lessons of Irom Sharmila's Defeat in Manipur
March 25, 2017
The Lessons of Irom Sharmila's Defeat in Manipur
Sharmila’s defeat in Manipur signals that fame cannot overcome the political machine.
The Lessons of Irom Sharmila's Defeat in Manipur
5 Take-Aways From Pakistan's Economic Cooperation Organization Summit
March 25, 2017
5 Take-Aways From Pakistan's Economic Cooperation Organization Summit
Is the ECO Pakistan’s key to economic salvation?
5 Take-Aways From Pakistan's Economic Cooperation Organization Summit
Pakistan Gets Closer to One of Russia's Muslim Republics
March 25, 2017
Pakistan Gets Closer to One of Russia's Muslim Republics
The outreach from a Russian republic could help reshape Pakistan's geopolitical milieu.
Pakistan Gets Closer to One of Russia's Muslim Republics
Growing Trends of Female Jihadism in Bangladesh
March 24, 2017
Growing Trends of Female Jihadism in Bangladesh
Bangladesh is increasingly seeing females take part in suicide bombings and other terrorist attacks.
Growing Trends of Female Jihadism in Bangladesh
How India’s Demonetization Experiment Is Defying the Odds 
March 23, 2017
How India’s Demonetization Experiment Is Defying the Odds 
While demonetization appears to be defying expectations, opinion remains divided over the speed and secrecy of the move.
How India’s Demonetization Experiment Is Defying the Odds 
M.A. Sumanthiran on Sri Lankan Politics, Tamil Affairs, and Indo-Lankan Ties
March 20, 2017
M.A. Sumanthiran on Sri Lankan Politics, Tamil Affairs, and Indo-Lankan Ties
The Diplomat's Taylor Dibbert speaks to noted Sri Lankan parliamentarian M.A. Sumanthiran.
M.A. Sumanthiran on Sri Lankan Politics, Tamil Affairs, and Indo-Lankan Ties
A Counterproductive Afghan-Pakistan Border Closure
March 20, 2017
A Counterproductive Afghan-Pakistan Border Closure
The recent deterioration in relations benefits neither country.
A Counterproductive Afghan-Pakistan Border Closure
Why Would Pakistan Send Combat Troops to Saudi Arabia Now?
March 20, 2017
Why Would Pakistan Send Combat Troops to Saudi Arabia Now?
Pakistan's consideration of a combat troop deployment to Saudi Arabia would cross an important line.
Why Would Pakistan Send Combat Troops to Saudi Arabia Now?
Modi Taps Firebrand Hindu Priest-Politician to Lead India's Most Populous State
March 20, 2017
Modi Taps Firebrand Hindu Priest-Politician to Lead India's Most Populous State
Yogi Adityanath will became the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, a state with 204 million people.
Modi Taps Firebrand Hindu Priest-Politician to Lead India's Most Populous State
India’s Cautious Engagement Is Costly for Afghanistan and the Region
March 18, 2017
India’s Cautious Engagement Is Costly for Afghanistan and the Region
India's reluctance to provide military aid is endangering Afghanistan and encouraging Pakistan's bad behavior.
India’s Cautious Engagement Is Costly for Afghanistan and the Region
Anatomy of India's Early 2017 State Assembly Elections
March 16, 2017
Anatomy of India's Early 2017 State Assembly Elections
With the ballots counted, here's how India's latest state-level elections shook out.
Anatomy of India's Early 2017 State Assembly Elections
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