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Can Nepal Be Another ‘Switzerland’?
July 18, 2017
Can Nepal Be Another ‘Switzerland’?
Do Nepali leaders really know what makes Switzerland a success story?
Can Nepal Be Another ‘Switzerland’?
What's Driving the India-China Standoff at Doklam?
July 18, 2017
What's Driving the India-China Standoff at Doklam?
India's insecurities and China's indignant conviction have contributed to a state of absolute gridlock at Doklam.
What's Driving the India-China Standoff at Doklam?
The Political Geography of the India-China Crisis at Doklam
July 13, 2017
The Political Geography of the India-China Crisis at Doklam
Explaining the political geography at the center of a serious India-China standoff in the Himalayas.
The Political Geography of the India-China Crisis at Doklam
Nepal’s Earthquake Through the Eyes of a Poet
July 13, 2017
Nepal’s Earthquake Through the Eyes of a Poet
Responding to the trauma of Nepal's great tragedy through poetry.
Nepal’s Earthquake Through the Eyes of a Poet
Pakistan Silences Its Critics
July 12, 2017
Pakistan Silences Its Critics
Criticizing the military, in print or social media, is increasingly dangerous in Pakistan.
Pakistan Silences Its Critics
India's Abortion Epidemic
July 11, 2017
India's Abortion Epidemic
Despite health risks, middle class women in India are increasingly resorting to unlicensed abortions.
India's Abortion Epidemic
Iran-Pakistan at the Crossroads?
July 09, 2017
Iran-Pakistan at the Crossroads?
A tradition of cooperation is giving way to a much more complicated relationship
Iran-Pakistan at the Crossroads?
Hindutva Terrorism in India
July 07, 2017
Hindutva Terrorism in India
Cow vigilantism is pre-meditated, politically motivated, and seeks to build fear in a community. That makes it terrorism.
Hindutva Terrorism in India
A Year of Bangladesh's War on Terror
July 06, 2017
A Year of Bangladesh's War on Terror
A year after the Dhaka bakery bloodbath, counterterrorism remains deeply political.
A Year of Bangladesh's War on Terror
Nepal's Trial-By-Election
June 28, 2017
Nepal's Trial-By-Election
The second phase of Nepal’s local elections tested both the new constitution and the country’s vision.
Nepal's Trial-By-Election
The Slow Death of Kashmir's Dal Lake
June 28, 2017
The Slow Death of Kashmir's Dal Lake
Kashmir's crown jewel is "dying," according to the man behind a new documentary.
The Slow Death of Kashmir's Dal Lake
Decoding Afghan Security Forces' Failures
June 23, 2017
Decoding Afghan Security Forces' Failures
Afghanistan's woefully unprepared intelligence and security agencies are as much of a problem as cross-border terrorism.
Decoding Afghan Security Forces' Failures
Can Pakistan’s Banned Organizations Rejoin the Mainstream?
June 20, 2017
Can Pakistan’s Banned Organizations Rejoin the Mainstream?
Pakistan is exploring reintegrating banned extremist outfits into politics. Can it be done?
Can Pakistan’s Banned Organizations Rejoin the Mainstream?
Fixing India's Economic Diplomacy
June 16, 2017
Fixing India's Economic Diplomacy
To successfully defend its economic interests in the 21st century, India must rethink its approach.
Fixing India's Economic Diplomacy
Kashmir on the Brink
June 14, 2017
Kashmir on the Brink
Kashmir remains a tinderbox. Will it ignite again this summer?
Kashmir on the Brink
India and the Fight Against Islamic State
June 14, 2017
India and the Fight Against Islamic State
As India confronts the threat within its borders, could it find common ground with the Trump administration?
India and the Fight Against Islamic State
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