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Iran’s Chabahar Port Scores an India- and Afghanistan-Inspired Sanctions Exemption
November 08, 2018
Iran’s Chabahar Port Scores an India- and Afghanistan-Inspired Sanctions Exemption
Given the port’s importance to India and Afghanistan, the U.S. has reportedly carved out a sanctions exception for Chabahar.
Iran’s Chabahar Port Scores an India- and Afghanistan-Inspired Sanctions Exemption
The ‘Father of the Taliban’ Is Dead. What Does That Mean for the Afghan Peace Process?
November 08, 2018
The ‘Father of the Taliban’ Is Dead. What Does That Mean for the Afghan Peace Process?
How will Maulana Sami-ul-Haq’s murder impact the Afghan peace process?
The ‘Father of the Taliban’ Is Dead. What Does That Mean for the Afghan Peace Process?
Nepal’s Emergence as a Cricketing Nation: Challenges Ahead
November 07, 2018
Nepal’s Emergence as a Cricketing Nation: Challenges Ahead
Nepal marches ahead as a cricketing nation, but challenges remain.
Nepal’s Emergence as a Cricketing Nation: Challenges Ahead
Bangladesh and Myanmar Announce Pending Rohingya Repatriation
November 02, 2018
Bangladesh and Myanmar Announce Pending Rohingya Repatriation
Despite UN warnings, the two countries announced that the repatriation of Rohingya refugees would take place in mid-November.
Bangladesh and Myanmar Announce Pending Rohingya Repatriation
Bhutan: The Mental State of the Happy Kingdom
November 02, 2018
Bhutan: The Mental State of the Happy Kingdom
In Bhutan, mental illness continues to be stigmatized and there is barely a national conversation on the issue.
Bhutan: The Mental State of the Happy Kingdom
Greater Than the State Itself: Pakistan’s Everyday Extremists Take On Its Institutions
November 02, 2018
Greater Than the State Itself: Pakistan’s Everyday Extremists Take On Its Institutions
The case of Aasia Bibi should be a wake-up call to Pakistan’s ruling elite.
Greater Than the State Itself: Pakistan’s Everyday Extremists Take On Its Institutions
Can BIMSTEC Finally Become Relevant?
November 02, 2018
Can BIMSTEC Finally Become Relevant?
After 20-plus years, the subregional grouping is having a moment. Will that momentum last?
Can BIMSTEC Finally Become Relevant?
SIGAR's Advice on Afghanistan Advisers: Please Track and Train
November 02, 2018
SIGAR's Advice on Afghanistan Advisers: Please Track and Train
The Pentagon doesn't know how well its advisors are advising in part because it keeps moving the goalposts.
SIGAR's Advice on Afghanistan Advisers: Please Track and Train
Powering the Powerless in Pakistan
November 02, 2018
Powering the Powerless in Pakistan
A roadmap to finally solving Pakistan’s energy crisis through “energy productivity.”
Powering the Powerless in Pakistan
Celebrating 25 Years of the Panchayati Raj in India
November 01, 2018
Celebrating 25 Years of the Panchayati Raj in India
The 73rd and 74th constitutional amendments brought governance to the local level.
Celebrating 25 Years of the Panchayati Raj in India
India Rises in Ease of Doing Business Rankings, But Reforms Still Pending
November 01, 2018
India Rises in Ease of Doing Business Rankings, But Reforms Still Pending
India continues to lag in several factors, underscoring the need for further reforms.
India Rises in Ease of Doing Business Rankings, But Reforms Still Pending
The Fallout From the Aasia Bibi Blasphemy Verdict
November 01, 2018
The Fallout From the Aasia Bibi Blasphemy Verdict
Can this be Pakistan’s watershed moment for standing up to religious extremists?
The Fallout From the Aasia Bibi Blasphemy Verdict
Journalism in India: A Dangerous Pursuit?
October 31, 2018
Journalism in India: A Dangerous Pursuit?
India ranks 14th among states where journalists are murdered and their killers go free, reports Committee to Protect Journalists.
Journalism in India: A Dangerous Pursuit?
Asian Rivalries and the Sri Lankan Constitutional Crisis
October 31, 2018
Asian Rivalries and the Sri Lankan Constitutional Crisis
India must not err too far on the side of caution as events play out in Sri Lanka.
Asian Rivalries and the Sri Lankan Constitutional Crisis
Why Does Pakistan’s Release of a Key Taliban Leader Matter?
October 30, 2018
Why Does Pakistan’s Release of a Key Taliban Leader Matter?
What does the release of Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar Akhund tell us about the prospects for peace talks in Afghanistan?
Why Does Pakistan’s Release of a Key Taliban Leader Matter?
What Explains Saudi Arabia's Latest Round of Financial Assistance to Pakistan?
October 30, 2018
What Explains Saudi Arabia's Latest Round of Financial Assistance to Pakistan?
Why would the Saudis agree to help Pakistan out this time?
What Explains Saudi Arabia's Latest Round of Financial Assistance to Pakistan?
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