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How Developed Is Modi’s Model Village?
May 22, 2019
How Developed Is Modi’s Model Village?
Nagepur is one of the four villages Modi “adopted” under a new development scheme. How is it faring?
How Developed Is Modi’s Model Village?
Can Imran Khan Really End Corruption in Pakistan?
May 21, 2019
Can Imran Khan Really End Corruption in Pakistan?
As Pakistan fights to curtail corruption, the government can look toward China and India for anti-corruption policies.
Can Imran Khan Really End Corruption in Pakistan?
Can Pakistan Protect CPEC?
May 20, 2019
Can Pakistan Protect CPEC?
An attack on a luxury hotel in the heart of Gwadar proves that Pakistan's military-centric approach is failing.
Can Pakistan Protect CPEC?
Is Sri Lanka Really a Victim of China’s ‘Debt Trap’? 
May 14, 2019
Is Sri Lanka Really a Victim of China’s ‘Debt Trap’? 
Sri Lanka’s debt crisis and Chinese loans – separating myth from reality.
Is Sri Lanka Really a Victim of China’s ‘Debt Trap’? 
India in Afghanistan After the Soviet Withdrawal
May 14, 2019
India in Afghanistan After the Soviet Withdrawal
India’s tough experience in post-1989 Afghanistan could hold lessons for weathering a U.S. troop withdrawal.
India in Afghanistan After the Soviet Withdrawal
The Peculiar Presence of the Islamic State in Kunar
May 14, 2019
The Peculiar Presence of the Islamic State in Kunar
An opaque offshoot of the self-declared Islamic State in one Afghan province displaced thousands of civilians.
The Peculiar Presence of the Islamic State in Kunar
Manufacturing Islamophobia on WhatsApp in India
May 10, 2019
Manufacturing Islamophobia on WhatsApp in India
What can a study of pro-BJP WhatsApp groups tell us about the party’s culpability in rising Islamophobia?
Manufacturing Islamophobia on WhatsApp in India
Do Indian Voters Know How Their Government Works?
May 10, 2019
Do Indian Voters Know How Their Government Works?
It seems few Indians are aware of the distinction between the roles of the central and state governments.
Do Indian Voters Know How Their Government Works?
Nepal Inching Toward China
May 09, 2019
Nepal Inching Toward China
Warnings of a debt trap aside, there is consensus in Nepal on the benefits to be had from the Belt and Road Initiative.
Nepal Inching Toward China
Why Did the Islamic State Target Sri Lanka?
May 08, 2019
Why Did the Islamic State Target Sri Lanka?
Was the attack on Sri Lanka an example of the Islamic State's opportunism?
Why Did the Islamic State Target Sri Lanka?
Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters
May 08, 2019
Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters
The entire region is headed for an immense climate crisis by 2100, scientists warn.
Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters
Bangladesh’s China-India Balance
May 06, 2019
Bangladesh’s China-India Balance
In the energy sector especially, Bangladesh aims to exploit the balance of power between China and India.
Bangladesh’s China-India Balance
Sri Lanka: A New Pattern of Transnational Terror
April 30, 2019
Sri Lanka: A New Pattern of Transnational Terror
The recent attacks are part of Islamic State’s global expansion through local ‘franchises.’
Sri Lanka: A New Pattern of Transnational Terror
India Elections 2019: What Voters in ‘Modi’s’ Bishada Village Want
April 30, 2019
India Elections 2019: What Voters in ‘Modi’s’ Bishada Village Want
The site of a deadly cow lynching incident has little to show for its fervent support of Modi.
India Elections 2019: What Voters in ‘Modi’s’ Bishada Village Want
Why India’s ASAT Test Was Reckless
April 30, 2019
Why India’s ASAT Test Was Reckless
Publicly available data contradicts official Indian assertions about its first anti-satellite test.
Why India’s ASAT Test Was Reckless
From the Ruins of the Caliphate: Sri Lanka’s Bloody Easter
April 26, 2019
From the Ruins of the Caliphate: Sri Lanka’s Bloody Easter
Don't let the Islamic State connection overshadow the local factors that fed into the attack.
From the Ruins of the Caliphate: Sri Lanka’s Bloody Easter
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