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China’s Bhutan Gambit
July 23, 2020

China’s Bhutan Gambit

By Sudha Ramachandran
Beijing is upping the pressure for a land swap deal to settle the China-Bhutan border, in hopes of gaining an advantage over India.

What’s Behind China’s Expansion of Its Territorial Dispute With Bhutan?
July 06, 2020

What’s Behind China’s Expansion of Its Territorial Dispute With Bhutan?

By Ankit Panda
Beijing may be trying to drive a wedge between India and Bhutan.
The Hope and Struggles of Bhutan’s Women Vegetable Vendors
July 02, 2020

The Hope and Struggles of Bhutan’s Women Vegetable Vendors

By Roderick Wijunamai and Kinley Yangchen
In recent years, self-reported profits were already on a downward trend at the Centenary Farmers’ Market in Thimphu. Then came COVID-19.

What Explains Bhutan’s Success Battling COVID-19?
May 08, 2020

What Explains Bhutan’s Success Battling COVID-19?

By Sonam Ongmo and Tej Parikh
The under-resourced nation’s response, led by science and quick preventative action, has been fortified by its traditional communal values.

Bhutan’s Lawmakers Urged to Decriminalize Homosexuality
January 21, 2020

Bhutan’s Lawmakers Urged to Decriminalize Homosexuality

By StoriesAsia
Bhutan’s upper house of parliament is set to deliberate a bill that could decriminalize homosexuality in the country.

India-Bhutan Ties Are Thriving
August 23, 2019

India-Bhutan Ties Are Thriving

By Sumit Kumar
Bhutan has been a time-tested friend to India, but Delhi could do more to address Bhutanese concerns.

India-Bhutan Relations: Leveraging Ladakh
February 05, 2019

India-Bhutan Relations: Leveraging Ladakh

By Stanzin Lhaskyabs
With Bhutan maturing as a democratic country, India should take this opportunity to further strengthen ties.
The Geopolitics of Language in the Himalayas
November 09, 2018

The Geopolitics of Language in the Himalayas

By Gerald Roche and Lauren Gawne
The Himalayas are a global center for linguistic diversity. But that diversity is at risk.

The Political Geography of the India-China Crisis at Doklam
July 13, 2017

The Political Geography of the India-China Crisis at Doklam

By Ankit Panda
Explaining the political geography at the center of a serious India-China standoff in the Himalayas.

Journalist Namgay Zam Leaves Bhutan: Brain Drain in Action
February 10, 2017

Journalist Namgay Zam Leaves Bhutan: Brain Drain in Action

By Vishal Arora
The Diplomat visited Zam in Kathmandu to speak to her about her decision to leave Bhutan.

The Case for Stronger Bhutanese-American Ties
December 22, 2014

The Case for Stronger Bhutanese-American Ties

By Matthew F. Ferraro
There is a compelling argument for strengthening ties with the tiny kingdom of Bhutan.
Bhutan: The Indian Army’s Front Line
November 06, 2014

Bhutan: The Indian Army’s Front Line

By Victor Robert Lee
Strategically located, the tiny Himalayan country is at the center of growing tensions between two great powers.

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