Finding a Future for Afghanistan
December 09, 2016
Finding a Future for Afghanistan
The range of tenable outcomes in Afghanistan is becoming limited.
Finding a Future for Afghanistan
Demonetization Has Paralyzed India's Parliament
December 08, 2016
Demonetization Has Paralyzed India's Parliament
The opposition, angry over the demonetization, is refusing to allow business as usual in the legislature.
Demonetization Has Paralyzed India's Parliament
India, Afghanistan Plan Air Link to Bypass Pakistan for Trade
December 06, 2016
India, Afghanistan Plan Air Link to Bypass Pakistan for Trade
The air cargo link is expected to unleash the potential of trade between India and Afghanistan.
India, Afghanistan Plan Air Link to Bypass Pakistan for Trade
India's Supreme Court Has a Nationalist Moment
December 06, 2016
India's Supreme Court Has a Nationalist Moment
What was the Indian Supreme Court thinking?
India's Supreme Court Has a Nationalist Moment
Tamil Nadu's J Jayalalithaa, an Indian Political Giant, Dead at 68
December 06, 2016
Tamil Nadu's J Jayalalithaa, an Indian Political Giant, Dead at 68
Tamil Nadu's "Iron Lady" passes away, leaving a titanic influence on state politics.
Tamil Nadu's J Jayalalithaa, an Indian Political Giant, Dead at 68
Heart of Asia 2016: Phony Peacemaking for Afghanistan? 
December 06, 2016
Heart of Asia 2016: Phony Peacemaking for Afghanistan? 
Until HoA members are truly dedicated to eliminating terrorism, the annual meetings will remain empty talk.
Heart of Asia 2016: Phony Peacemaking for Afghanistan? 
Should India Worry About Trump's Climate Change Stance?
December 02, 2016
Should India Worry About Trump's Climate Change Stance?
Trump in the age of climate justice.
Should India Worry About Trump's Climate Change Stance?
Did Afghanistan's Vice President Abduct a Rival?
December 02, 2016
Did Afghanistan's Vice President Abduct a Rival?
Witness says the Afghan VP beat up Ahmed Ishchi and kidnapped him; but Ishchi is apparently in NDS hands now.
Did Afghanistan's Vice President Abduct a Rival?
How Can New Delhi Solve Its Smog Problem?
December 02, 2016
How Can New Delhi Solve Its Smog Problem?
November 2016 has been an exceptionally bad month for New Delhi, stressing the need for solutions.
How Can New Delhi Solve Its Smog Problem?
India's Connect Central Asia Policy
December 02, 2016
India's Connect Central Asia Policy
A look back at India-Central Asia relations in the Post-Soviet era.
India's Connect Central Asia Policy
If India's Demonetization Was All About Going Digital, Then Why the Rush?
December 01, 2016
If India's Demonetization Was All About Going Digital, Then Why the Rush?
If it was about going digital, what was the hurry to demonetize?
If India's Demonetization Was All About Going Digital, Then Why the Rush?
Taliban Pledge to Protect Infrastructure Projects
December 01, 2016
Taliban Pledge to Protect Infrastructure Projects
The Taliban say they are "committed to safeguarding" national infrastructure projects like CASA-1000 and TAPI.
Taliban Pledge to Protect Infrastructure Projects
Smart Cities: A Long Road Ahead For India
December 01, 2016
Smart Cities: A Long Road Ahead For India
India struggles to combat the stresses of urbanization with innovation and technology.
Smart Cities: A Long Road Ahead For India
Power Struggle Continues Inside Afghan Government
November 29, 2016
Power Struggle Continues Inside Afghan Government
With all this politicking, it’s easy to see why Afghans and Afghanistan’s allies alike are frustrated and confused.
Power Struggle Continues Inside Afghan Government
Can the Nuclear Deal With Japan Get India Into the Nuclear Suppliers Group?
November 29, 2016
Can the Nuclear Deal With Japan Get India Into the Nuclear Suppliers Group?
How far does the bilateral deal go in legitimizing India as a nuclear state?
Can the Nuclear Deal With Japan Get India Into the Nuclear Suppliers Group?
Pakistan’s New Army Chief Could Help Repair Ties With India
November 28, 2016
Pakistan’s New Army Chief Could Help Repair Ties With India
Will Qamar Javed Bajwa be more receptive to opening trade ties with India?
Pakistan’s New Army Chief Could Help Repair Ties With India
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