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Half a Century of India’s Maoist Insurgency
September 21, 2017
Half a Century of India’s Maoist Insurgency
A political analysis of the long-running conflict.
Half a Century of India’s Maoist Insurgency
Afghanistan: A Civil War State of Mind
September 20, 2017
Afghanistan: A Civil War State of Mind
By hunkering down, the U.S. and Afghan governments hope to eventually bring the Taliban to the table.
Afghanistan: A Civil War State of Mind
Will Pakistan Part Ways With Its Proxies?
September 13, 2017
Will Pakistan Part Ways With Its Proxies?
The recent BRICS declaration can be read as a gentle push from China for Pakistan to ditch the Taliban.
Will Pakistan Part Ways With Its Proxies?
India Ends the Curse of Instant Divorce
August 25, 2017
India Ends the Curse of Instant Divorce
The Indian Supreme Court decided the practice of triple talaq is unconstitutional.
India Ends the Curse of Instant Divorce
Bollywood Meets Nepali Nationalism
August 23, 2017
Bollywood Meets Nepali Nationalism
In Kathmandu, a fan club has drawn critique for idolizing an Indian actor. Why?
Bollywood Meets Nepali Nationalism
Floods Devastate Nepal’s Southern Plains
August 18, 2017
Floods Devastate Nepal’s Southern Plains
Recent flooding has affected over 16 million people in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal.
Floods Devastate Nepal’s Southern Plains
India's Soaring Space Ambitions
August 09, 2017
India's Soaring Space Ambitions
India's space program is making giant strides on the world stage, but it can still do more.
India's Soaring Space Ambitions
Khadija Siddiqi: Justice Delayed, Not Denied
August 07, 2017
Khadija Siddiqi: Justice Delayed, Not Denied
She was stabbed 23 times in broad daylight, but her attacker walked free for over a year.
Khadija Siddiqi: Justice Delayed, Not Denied
The Battle for the Afghan Border
August 04, 2017
The Battle for the Afghan Border
What do Afghanistan’s border guards see as the main obstacles to securing the frontier?
The Battle for the Afghan Border
A Poetic Protest Against Lynchings of Muslims in India
August 02, 2017
A Poetic Protest Against Lynchings of Muslims in India
A Muslim poet protests against the recent violence inflicted on her community.
A Poetic Protest Against Lynchings of Muslims in India
Surviving Nepal's Monsoon in an Earthquake-Ravaged Village
July 26, 2017
Surviving Nepal's Monsoon in an Earthquake-Ravaged Village
A visit to Bhimtar village, Sindhupalchowk, one of the worst-hit districts in the 2015 quake.
Surviving Nepal's Monsoon in an Earthquake-Ravaged Village
Swan Song of the Badlas
July 25, 2017
Swan Song of the Badlas
Once a thriving art form, the embroidery craft may disappear entirely, along with its artisans, in another generation.
Swan Song of the Badlas
Afghanistan’s Opium Trade: A Free Market of Racketeers
July 19, 2017
Afghanistan’s Opium Trade: A Free Market of Racketeers
A visit to Afghan opium fields challenges the notion that the Taliban controls the lucrative trade.
Afghanistan’s Opium Trade: A Free Market of Racketeers
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
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