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Sri Lanka: Back in the Spotlight at the Human Rights Council
March 03, 2017
Sri Lanka: Back in the Spotlight at the Human Rights Council
Colombo’s performance comes under heightened scrutiny.
Sri Lanka: Back in the Spotlight at the Human Rights Council
Will Saudi Arabia Purchase an Entire Atoll From the Maldives?
March 02, 2017
Will Saudi Arabia Purchase an Entire Atoll From the Maldives?
The bilateral relationship between Male and Riyadh hasn't received too much attention to date, but is quickly growing.
Will Saudi Arabia Purchase an Entire Atoll From the Maldives?
Pakistan’s Pashtun Profiling
March 01, 2017
Pakistan’s Pashtun Profiling
Pakistan's government is labeling Pashtuns as terror suspects based solely on ethnicity.
Pakistan’s Pashtun Profiling
Indian Lawmakers Take Key Steps Toward Recognizing the Importance of Consent
February 28, 2017
Indian Lawmakers Take Key Steps Toward Recognizing the Importance of Consent
Two recent developments in India suggest slow but sure change in how gender-based violence is viewed in the country.
Indian Lawmakers Take Key Steps Toward Recognizing the Importance of Consent
Would India Support a Post-ISIS Independence Push by the Kurds?
February 27, 2017
Would India Support a Post-ISIS Independence Push by the Kurds?
How involved does New Delhi want to be?
Would India Support a Post-ISIS Independence Push by the Kurds?
Are Chinese Forces Conducting Patrols in Afghanistan?
February 27, 2017
Are Chinese Forces Conducting Patrols in Afghanistan?
China has denied reports that its military is conducting patrols across the border in Afghanistan.
Are Chinese Forces Conducting Patrols in Afghanistan?
Pakistan's Assault on Digital Rights
February 25, 2017
Pakistan's Assault on Digital Rights
Last year's Cyber Crimes Bill could be used as a tool to silence free speech in the digital space.
Pakistan's Assault on Digital Rights
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
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