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India Unleashes Its Own #MeToo
October 17, 2018
India Unleashes Its Own #MeToo
Across India, women are speaking up with tales of their abuse at the hands of powerful men.
India Unleashes Its Own #MeToo
Nepal and the China-EU Lending Race
October 15, 2018
Nepal and the China-EU Lending Race
As the EU seeks to expand lending for infrastructure in Asia, will it maintain high standards?
Nepal and the China-EU Lending Race
Who Can Be Pakistani?
October 11, 2018
Who Can Be Pakistani?
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan set off a fiery debate when he suggested citizenship for Afghan refugees.
Who Can Be Pakistani?
Menstruating Without Pads in India
October 10, 2018
Menstruating Without Pads in India
Thanks to stigma and misinformation, many Indian women continue to use cloth during their periods.
Menstruating Without Pads in India
Be Prepared for an India-Pakistan Limited War
October 05, 2018
Be Prepared for an India-Pakistan Limited War
Why is there an assumption that nuclear weapons would preclude a limited conflict between India and Pakistan?
Be Prepared for an India-Pakistan Limited War
Kashmir’s Unwanted Elections
October 03, 2018
Kashmir’s Unwanted Elections
Threats and boycotts cast a long shadow over upcoming local elections in Indian Kashmir.
Kashmir’s Unwanted Elections
The Maldives’ New Government: Mission Impossible?
October 01, 2018
The Maldives’ New Government: Mission Impossible?
From reframing ties with China to advancing Maldivian democracy, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has a hard road ahead.
The Maldives’ New Government: Mission Impossible?
Meet the First African-Pakistani Lawmaker
September 28, 2018
Meet the First African-Pakistani Lawmaker
Tanzeela Qambrani’s election has deep ramifications for the Sheedi minority and Pakistani society.
Meet the First African-Pakistani Lawmaker
Islamic State: The Torment of Afghanistan’s Shiites
September 25, 2018
Islamic State: The Torment of Afghanistan’s Shiites
Repeated ISIS attacks are pushing Afghan Shiites “into a dark hole.”
Islamic State: The Torment of Afghanistan’s Shiites
Chitral: A Portrait of Sectarian Tension in Pakistan
September 20, 2018
Chitral: A Portrait of Sectarian Tension in Pakistan
Far from the headlines, a district in KP provides worrying evidence of a rise in religious hatred.
Chitral: A Portrait of Sectarian Tension in Pakistan
The Nepalis Fighting America’s Wars
September 19, 2018
The Nepalis Fighting America’s Wars
Two new books examine the role of third-country nationals, especially Nepalis, in the defense contracting industry.
The Nepalis Fighting America’s Wars
The Coming of Pakistan-China ‘Entente Cordiale 2.0’
September 18, 2018
The Coming of Pakistan-China ‘Entente Cordiale 2.0’
A relationship previously specific in scope has expanded beyond closed diplomatic corridors, bringing new challenges.
The Coming of Pakistan-China ‘Entente Cordiale 2.0’
The Limits of Nepal’s China Outreach
September 13, 2018
The Limits of Nepal’s China Outreach
Nepal and China finalized the protocol of their Transit and Transport deal. What will that mean in practice?
The Limits of Nepal’s China Outreach
China Expands Its Footprint in Sri Lanka
September 11, 2018
China Expands Its Footprint in Sri Lanka
China is moving into new geographical areas of Sri Lanka, where Indian influence has traditionally been strongest.
China Expands Its Footprint in Sri Lanka
Pride Trumps Prejudice: India's Gay Sex Ban Is No More
September 11, 2018
Pride Trumps Prejudice: India's Gay Sex Ban Is No More
India's Supreme Court has struck down Section 377. Now the truly hard work begins for LGBT rights.
Pride Trumps Prejudice: India's Gay Sex Ban Is No More
Imran Khan: High Hopes, Greater Expectations
September 05, 2018
Imran Khan: High Hopes, Greater Expectations
Imran Khan is hitting controversies early exactly because his supporters expect so much from his government.
Imran Khan: High Hopes, Greater Expectations
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