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Afghanistan’s Persian Linguistic Identity
November 14, 2017
Afghanistan’s Persian Linguistic Identity
What's in a name when it comes to an official language? Quite a lot for Afghanistan.
Afghanistan’s Persian Linguistic Identity
White House: Trump and Modi Resolve That US and India Should 'Have the World's Greatest Militaries'
November 14, 2017
White House: Trump and Modi Resolve That US and India Should 'Have the World's Greatest Militaries'
The White House's readout of the latest Trump-Modi meeting includes an unusual line.
White House: Trump and Modi Resolve That US and India Should 'Have the World's Greatest Militaries'
Karachi’s Migrants and Militants
November 14, 2017
Karachi’s Migrants and Militants
Karachi's politics are a mess, thanks to outside interference by Pakistan's security establishment and elites.
Karachi’s Migrants and Militants
South Asia’s 4 Competing Jihads
November 10, 2017
South Asia’s 4 Competing Jihads
Islamic State, al-Qaeda, and the Afghan and Pakistani Taliban have differing visions for the region.
South Asia’s 4 Competing Jihads
The 'Ease of Doing Business' in India
November 09, 2017
The 'Ease of Doing Business' in India
India has to go a long way to go before it can be counted among the top 50 of the World Bank's Doing Business rankings.
The 'Ease of Doing Business' in India
ISIS Might Have One Last Escape Route: Pakistan
November 07, 2017
ISIS Might Have One Last Escape Route: Pakistan
As ISIS' stronghold falls in the Middle East, Pakistan may provide the most fertile ground for Islamic State.
ISIS Might Have One Last Escape Route: Pakistan
Sri Lanka's Proposed Constitution Comes Under Attack
November 07, 2017
Sri Lanka's Proposed Constitution Comes Under Attack
International interest, not international laws, will deliver autonomy to Sri Lanka’s Tamils.
Sri Lanka's Proposed Constitution Comes Under Attack
#MeToo and #HimToo Come to India
November 06, 2017
#MeToo and #HimToo Come to India
India's feminists are divided in the wake of a global phenomenon aimed at serial sexual harassers.
#MeToo and #HimToo Come to India
Afghanistan Stares Down the Barrel of the Long Defeat
November 04, 2017
Afghanistan Stares Down the Barrel of the Long Defeat
SIGAR paints a worrying picture of the security situation in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan Stares Down the Barrel of the Long Defeat
Hamid Karzai and the Russia Connection
November 03, 2017
Hamid Karzai and the Russia Connection
The former Afghan president is promoting positions closely aligned with Russian interests.
Hamid Karzai and the Russia Connection
Can the Modi Government Halt India's Economic Tailspin?
November 02, 2017
Can the Modi Government Halt India's Economic Tailspin?
Demonetization and the GST have taken a toll. Can Modi get India's economy booming again?
Can the Modi Government Halt India's Economic Tailspin?
The Sorry State of Pakistan's Digital Diplomacy
October 31, 2017
The Sorry State of Pakistan's Digital Diplomacy
Despite a growing online population, Pakistan's politicians have little use for the internet.
The Sorry State of Pakistan's Digital Diplomacy
Understanding India's Consular Presence in the Southern United States
October 31, 2017
Understanding India's Consular Presence in the Southern United States
The Diplomat's Robert Farley speaks to India's top diplomat in Houston, Texas.
Understanding India's Consular Presence in the Southern United States
A House Divided: How Afghanistan's National Unity Government Is Crumbling
October 30, 2017
A House Divided: How Afghanistan's National Unity Government Is Crumbling
Identity politics in Kabul undermines U.S. objectives in Afghanistan.
A House Divided: How Afghanistan's National Unity Government Is Crumbling
First Indian Wheat Shipment Leaves for Afghanistan Via Iran's Strategic Chabahar Port
October 30, 2017
First Indian Wheat Shipment Leaves for Afghanistan Via Iran's Strategic Chabahar Port
The shipment is the first of six and represents the activation of a long-discussed trade route.
First Indian Wheat Shipment Leaves for Afghanistan Via Iran's Strategic Chabahar Port
A Game of Votes in India: Gag Orders Precede Elections in Rajasthan
October 30, 2017
A Game of Votes in India: Gag Orders Precede Elections in Rajasthan
An ordinance and bill in Rajasthan threatens India's free press and highlights worrying trends.
A Game of Votes in India: Gag Orders Precede Elections in Rajasthan
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