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Afghanistan Shouldn’t Start Counting TAPI Revenue Just Yet
February 24, 2017
Afghanistan Shouldn’t Start Counting TAPI Revenue Just Yet
Progress has been excruciatingly slow but the governments involved remain optimistic.
Afghanistan Shouldn’t Start Counting TAPI Revenue Just Yet
Intrigue in Tamil Nadu Politics Continues After Jayalalithaa's Death
February 23, 2017
Intrigue in Tamil Nadu Politics Continues After Jayalalithaa's Death
The dust is far from settling in Tamil Nadu.
Intrigue in Tamil Nadu Politics Continues After Jayalalithaa's Death
Indian Lawmakers Work to Stem Spending on 'Big Fat Indian Weddings'
February 22, 2017
Indian Lawmakers Work to Stem Spending on 'Big Fat Indian Weddings'
India's lower house may consider a bill that would limit spending on lavish weddings.
Indian Lawmakers Work to Stem Spending on 'Big Fat Indian Weddings'
India Could Do More for Sri Lanka’s Tamils
February 22, 2017
India Could Do More for Sri Lanka’s Tamils
There are multiple ways that New Delhi could ameliorate the circumstances of Sri Lankan Tamils.
India Could Do More for Sri Lanka’s Tamils
How Pakistan’s Passive Extremists Complicate the Country's Fight Against Terror
February 22, 2017
How Pakistan’s Passive Extremists Complicate the Country's Fight Against Terror
After a spate of attacks, efforts by the Pakistani government to rein in terror groups are largely window-dressing.
How Pakistan’s Passive Extremists Complicate the Country's Fight Against Terror
New Fault Lines Emerge in South Asia Around Afghanistan
February 22, 2017
New Fault Lines Emerge in South Asia Around Afghanistan
Russian-led multilateral initiatives on Afghanistan in the region highlight growing rifts.
New Fault Lines Emerge in South Asia Around Afghanistan
After Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu's Political Power Struggle Continues
February 18, 2017
After Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu's Political Power Struggle Continues
The weeks following J Jayalalithaa's death have seen a dramatic factional power struggle play out in Tamil Nadu.
After Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu's Political Power Struggle Continues
How to Fix India's Wealth Gap
February 18, 2017
How to Fix India's Wealth Gap
A recent Oxfam report raises concerns about the growing gap between the rich and the poor, including in India.
How to Fix India's Wealth Gap
Pakistan’s Jamaat-ud-Dawa: The Conundrum in Action
February 16, 2017
Pakistan’s Jamaat-ud-Dawa: The Conundrum in Action
What's behind the house arrest of Hafiz Saeed, the head of Jamaat-ud-Dawa?
Pakistan’s Jamaat-ud-Dawa: The Conundrum in Action
The Power of India's Village Women
February 16, 2017
The Power of India's Village Women
India is far from perfect in ensuring women's rights, but quotas at the local government level are having a real impact.
The Power of India's Village Women
New Wave of Terrorist Attacks Casts Doubt on Pakistan's Security Forces
February 15, 2017
New Wave of Terrorist Attacks Casts Doubt on Pakistan's Security Forces
A recent upswing in violence could disillusion Pakistanis, as well as impacting the new U.S. administration's view of Pakistan.
New Wave of Terrorist Attacks Casts Doubt on Pakistan's Security Forces
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
February 14, 2017
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
Moscow is aligning itself with the enemy of its enemy, the Taliban.
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
What Does India Think of Trump’s Afghanistan Policy?
February 14, 2017
What Does India Think of Trump’s Afghanistan Policy?
Despite inconsistencies, India may find a valuable interlocutor in the Trump administration with regard to Afghanistan.
What Does India Think of Trump’s Afghanistan Policy?
An Oil Spill Rattles the Indian City of Chennai
February 10, 2017
An Oil Spill Rattles the Indian City of Chennai
Chennai's oil spill jolts a government in transition, resulting in confusion and evasion.
An Oil Spill Rattles the Indian City of Chennai
'Act East' and the Burgeoning India-Indonesia Entente
February 10, 2017
'Act East' and the Burgeoning India-Indonesia Entente
Can Indonesia and India come together to usher in a new era in bilateral ties?
'Act East' and the Burgeoning India-Indonesia Entente
A Former President Dismisses Accountability in Sri Lanka
February 09, 2017
A Former President Dismisses Accountability in Sri Lanka
We've recently seen some troubling remarks from a former Sri Lankan president.
A Former President Dismisses Accountability in Sri Lanka
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