After One Year, India Expects Modi to Deliver
May 22, 2015
After One Year, India Expects Modi to Deliver
Narendra Modi's first year in office showed a sharp disconnect between expectations and reality.
After One Year, India Expects Modi to Deliver
India’s Missed Iran Opportunity
May 21, 2015
India’s Missed Iran Opportunity
The Iranian port of Chabahar remains an elusive dream of Indian strategic policy.
India’s Missed Iran Opportunity
Ukraine's Geopolitical Spillover Officially Makes it to Afghanistan
May 20, 2015
Ukraine's Geopolitical Spillover Officially Makes it to Afghanistan
Russia's closure of the NDN marks the end of an era.
Ukraine's Geopolitical Spillover Officially Makes it to Afghanistan
Bringing Safe Water to South Asia
May 20, 2015
Bringing Safe Water to South Asia
One company is vying to use a community based micro-franchise model to bring safe water to millions.
Bringing Safe Water to South Asia
India’s New Stand on Energy
May 19, 2015
India’s New Stand on Energy
The rhetoric is impressive, but the government’s policies look unsustainable.
India’s New Stand on Energy
Afghanistan: Not Another Proxy Battleground
May 18, 2015
Afghanistan: Not Another Proxy Battleground
Growing sectarian conflict elsewhere has worrying implications for Afghanistan.
Afghanistan: Not Another Proxy Battleground
Afghanistan, Pakistan to Cooperate on Counter-Terrorism
May 18, 2015
Afghanistan, Pakistan to Cooperate on Counter-Terrorism
Afghanistan and Pakistan will cooperate formally on counter-terrorism. Is this a seachange in their bilateral ties?
Afghanistan, Pakistan to Cooperate on Counter-Terrorism
Nepal’s Policy Imperative
May 16, 2015
Nepal’s Policy Imperative
April’s devastating earthquake underscores Nepal’s need for a centralized authority to respond to disasters.
Nepal’s Policy Imperative
Modi in Mongolia: Cultural Crossroads in the Far East
May 16, 2015
Modi in Mongolia: Cultural Crossroads in the Far East
Modi will be the first Indian PM to visit Mongolia, as he seeks to breathe new life into relations.
Modi in Mongolia: Cultural Crossroads in the Far East
The Significance of Modi's South Korea Visit
May 16, 2015
The Significance of Modi's South Korea Visit
The attention is on China, but the South Korea leg of his trip could also be important for India.
The Significance of Modi's South Korea Visit
Sovereignty in the Himalayas
May 16, 2015
Sovereignty in the Himalayas
Historically, the Himalayan region has raised fascinating questions about the nature of state sovereignty.
Sovereignty in the Himalayas
Talking Peace With the Taliban During the Summer Offensive
May 16, 2015
Talking Peace With the Taliban During the Summer Offensive
Another bloody summer awaits Afghanistan.
Talking Peace With the Taliban During the Summer Offensive
Modi’s China Visit: Engagement with Purpose
May 15, 2015
Modi’s China Visit: Engagement with Purpose
The PM’s trip comes as India seeks to engage with an increasingly powerful neighbor.
Modi’s China Visit: Engagement with Purpose
Modi Goes to China: What to Expect
May 14, 2015
Modi Goes to China: What to Expect
India's prime minister is visiting Xi'an, Beijing, and Shanghai. What's on his agenda in China?
Modi Goes to China: What to Expect
A Second Earthquake Tests Nepal’s Resilience
May 13, 2015
A Second Earthquake Tests Nepal’s Resilience
On May 12, a second deadly earthquake struck Nepal, derailing its recovery.
A Second Earthquake Tests Nepal’s Resilience
India-Iran and the Easing of Sanctions
May 13, 2015
India-Iran and the Easing of Sanctions
It may take more than the dropping of sanctions to get the bilateral relationship moving again.
India-Iran and the Easing of Sanctions
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