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South Asia

In Sri Lanka, the Political Opposition Remains as Fragmented as Ever

In Sri Lanka, the Political Opposition Remains as Fragmented as Ever

By Uditha Devapriya and Rumeth Jayasinghe
As Sri Lanka prepares for presidential and general elections, where do the various parties stand?

5 Years After Pulwama Attacks and Balakot Strikes

5 Years After Pulwama Attacks and Balakot Strikes

By Christopher Clary
Will the memory of Balakot as stressed by Indian officials make escalation more appealing and de-escalation harder for Indian leaders when confronting the next crisis?
Raisina 2024 Report: India Plays in Both Global South and Indo-Pacific Arenas

Raisina 2024 Report: India Plays in Both Global South and Indo-Pacific Arenas

By Sarang Shidore
The conference was clearly less star-studded than last year but served an assorted menu of animated conversations.

As Death Toll Climbs, Bangladeshi Leader Says Shopping Mall That Burned Had No Emergency Exits

As Death Toll Climbs, Bangladeshi Leader Says Shopping Mall That Burned Had No Emergency Exits

By Associated Press
Experts say lax monitoring and violation of building codes by construction companies and owners have proved deadly in Bangladesh.

The Role of Water Governance in Pakistan’s Water Crisis

The Role of Water Governance in Pakistan’s Water Crisis

By Atal Ahmadzai
The securitization of water governance in Pakistan does not actually help mitigate the water crisis in the country.

Should Bangladesh Recalibrate Its Myanmar Policy, Especially Toward the Arakan Army?

Should Bangladesh Recalibrate Its Myanmar Policy, Especially Toward the Arakan Army?

By Ali Riaz
Dhaka has three options: maintain the status quo, work with the AA, or take a proactive stance in containing the AA’s advance.

India-Japan ‘Dharma Guardian’ Exercise 

India-Japan ‘Dharma Guardian’ Exercise 

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Military engagements between India and Japan have been on a steady growth path that mirrors the shared political and strategic goals of Delhi and Tokyo.
Pakistan Swears in New Parliament Amid Chaotic Scenes

Pakistan Swears in New Parliament Amid Chaotic Scenes

By Munir Ahmed
The new government faces many challenges, including a surge in militant attacks, shortages of energy, and an ailing economy.

Student Suicides in Kota’s ‘Coaching Factories’ Point to India’s Broken Education System

Student Suicides in Kota’s ‘Coaching Factories’ Point to India’s Broken Education System

By Kavita Chowdhury
Caught between unrealistic parental aspirations and inability to cope with academic pressure, students spiral into depression and sometimes die by suicide.

India’s Anti-Piracy Missions Were Years in the Making

India’s Anti-Piracy Missions Were Years in the Making

By Khyati Singh and Gaurav Sen
The recent uptick in activity is the culmination of a long-term shift that has largely gone unnoticed. 

A ‘Muslim’ Lion Cohabiting With a ‘Hindu’ Lioness Has Got the Goat of India’s Hindutva Activists

A ‘Muslim’ Lion Cohabiting With a ‘Hindu’ Lioness Has Got the Goat of India’s Hindutva Activists

By Sudha Ramachandran
The VHP’s filing of a court case against a lioness being named Sita is part of its strategy to separate Hindus and Muslims in the imagination of Hindus.
Why India Became Indispensable to US Foreign Policy and Pakistan Was Left Behind

Why India Became Indispensable to US Foreign Policy and Pakistan Was Left Behind

By Syed Abdul Ahad Waseem
Democracy and “shared values” play a major role in diplomacy – something that Pakistan seems to have overlooked.

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