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What Living in Kabul Is Really Like
January 02, 2018
What Living in Kabul Is Really Like
Afghanistan's capital is not even half as dangerous as everyone thinks.
What Living in Kabul Is Really Like
Grading India's Neighborhood Diplomacy
January 01, 2018
Grading India's Neighborhood Diplomacy
A report card on Modi’s “neighborhood first” approach to foreign policy.
Grading India's Neighborhood Diplomacy
Where Are the Bengalis in London's Banglatown?
December 28, 2017
Where Are the Bengalis in London's Banglatown?
Brick Lane, once renowned for its Bengali immigrants, is changing.
Where Are the Bengalis in London's Banglatown?
Almond Orchards in Everest’s Shadow
December 25, 2017
Almond Orchards in Everest’s Shadow
A look at changing mountain livelihoods in Nepal.
Almond Orchards in Everest’s Shadow
Pakistan's State Under Siege
December 21, 2017
Pakistan's State Under Siege
The future of Islamists in Pakistani politics.
Pakistan's State Under Siege
How Al-Qaeda Came to Kashmir
December 20, 2017
How Al-Qaeda Came to Kashmir
How a debate over Islamic martyrdom opened the door for al-Qaeda in Kashmir.
How Al-Qaeda Came to Kashmir
Punjab: Murders Without Murderers
December 15, 2017
Punjab: Murders Without Murderers
New evidence draws attention to the thousands of Punjabis “disappeared” in the 1980s and ‘90s.
Punjab: Murders Without Murderers
India's Guardians of the Dead
December 14, 2017
India's Guardians of the Dead
The cremation undertakers perform a sacred function, but are still “untouchable.”
India's Guardians of the Dead
The Brokpa Yaks: A Dying Breed?
December 12, 2017
The Brokpa Yaks: A Dying Breed?
Climate change is affecting yaks and their Brokpa herders in the northeastern Indian Himalayas.
The Brokpa Yaks: A Dying Breed?
Has Caste Discrimination Followed Indians Overseas?
December 06, 2017
Has Caste Discrimination Followed Indians Overseas?
The United Kingdom, and particularly the Indian diaspora, debates anti-caste discrimination legislation.
Has Caste Discrimination Followed Indians Overseas?
Kabul's Plan to Realize Afghanistan’s Geographic Dividend
December 05, 2017
Kabul's Plan to Realize Afghanistan’s Geographic Dividend
The Afghan government is working to turn the country's landlocked location into an asset.
Kabul's Plan to Realize Afghanistan’s Geographic Dividend
Why India and China Are Watching Nepal's Elections
December 01, 2017
Why India and China Are Watching Nepal's Elections
Beijing is hoping for the left alliance to emerge victorious; India is rooting for the Nepali Congress.
Why India and China Are Watching Nepal's Elections
Hanging by a Thread: The Dying Art of Kashmir Weaving
November 29, 2017
Hanging by a Thread: The Dying Art of Kashmir Weaving
Conflict in the valley threatens an ancient craft.
Hanging by a Thread: The Dying Art of Kashmir Weaving
Can India Jumpstart the Kashmir Peace Process?
November 29, 2017
Can India Jumpstart the Kashmir Peace Process?
Kashmiris are skeptical about the appointment of a new interlocutor by the Indian government.
Can India Jumpstart the Kashmir Peace Process?
Floods, Droughts, and India's Uncertain Climate Future
November 24, 2017
Floods, Droughts, and India's Uncertain Climate Future
Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, and hundreds of smaller cities may be condemned to catastrophic annual climate events.
Floods, Droughts, and India's Uncertain Climate Future
Journalists in Balochistan: Caught Between the Devil and Deep Blue Sea
November 22, 2017
Journalists in Balochistan: Caught Between the Devil and Deep Blue Sea
Insurgents and security forces alike are targeting Balochistan's reporters.
Journalists in Balochistan: Caught Between the Devil and Deep Blue Sea
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