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Pakistan's Women Jihadis
April 06, 2017
Pakistan's Women Jihadis
Understanding the nexus between women and terrorism in Pakistan.
Pakistan's Women Jihadis
India's Thirsty Crops Are Draining the Country Dry
April 06, 2017
India's Thirsty Crops Are Draining the Country Dry
An emphasis on water-intensive crops like sugarcane and rice is depleting India's groundwater.
India's Thirsty Crops Are Draining the Country Dry
Why Sheikh Hasina's Upcoming Visit to India Matters
April 05, 2017
Why Sheikh Hasina's Upcoming Visit to India Matters
The Bangladeshi PM's visit comes amid a push by India to increase its connectivity with eastern neighbors.
Why Sheikh Hasina's Upcoming Visit to India Matters
India Gets Serious About Mental Healthcare Provision
April 04, 2017
India Gets Serious About Mental Healthcare Provision
The Indian prime minister opens a new national conversation about mental health, drawing praise.
India Gets Serious About Mental Healthcare Provision
Why China Is Fuming Over the Dalai Lama's Visit to Tawang
April 04, 2017
Why China Is Fuming Over the Dalai Lama's Visit to Tawang
A border dispute with India plus Beijing's sensitivity toward the Dalai Lama's actions are a potent combination.
Why China Is Fuming Over the Dalai Lama's Visit to Tawang
US-Pakistan Counterterrorism Needs a New Focus
April 04, 2017
US-Pakistan Counterterrorism Needs a New Focus
Sunni-Shia sectarian violence in Pakistan could destabilize the entire South Asia region if left unchecked.
US-Pakistan Counterterrorism Needs a New Focus
US Senators Urge Progress on US-India F-16, Guardian Drone Deals
April 03, 2017
US Senators Urge Progress on US-India F-16, Guardian Drone Deals
Two U.S. senators urge attention from the Trump administration to U.S-India defense ties.
US Senators Urge Progress on US-India F-16, Guardian Drone Deals
Is SAARC Doomed?
April 01, 2017
Is SAARC Doomed?
Rather than deal with Pakistan, India seems to be abandoning SAARC in favor of BIMSTEC.
Is SAARC Doomed?
Why the Taliban Cannot Win the Afghan War
April 01, 2017
Why the Taliban Cannot Win the Afghan War
The group lacks one key asset: popular support from the Afghan people.
Why the Taliban Cannot Win the Afghan War
India’s Nuclear Debate Has Only Just Begun
March 31, 2017
India’s Nuclear Debate Has Only Just Begun
India needs to reassess its nuclear doctrine sooner or later, current debates notwithstanding.
India’s Nuclear Debate Has Only Just Begun
Taliban Claims to Control 34 Districts in Afghanistan
March 30, 2017
Taliban Claims to Control 34 Districts in Afghanistan
The insurgent group claims to contest 167 more, many in southern, western and northern Afghanistan.
Taliban Claims to Control 34 Districts in Afghanistan
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
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