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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
Journey to a Cave in Kashmir
August 31, 2018
Journey to a Cave in Kashmir
Hindu pilgrims make a perilous trek to the revered Amarnath cave.
Journey to a Cave in Kashmir
Violence Against Christians in India: A Decade After Kandhamal
August 22, 2018
Violence Against Christians in India: A Decade After Kandhamal
As Hindutva ideology extends its reach, Christians are feeling the pressure.
Violence Against Christians in India: A Decade After Kandhamal
The Earthquake- Proof Huts of Kutch
August 21, 2018
The Earthquake- Proof Huts of Kutch
Bhungas, circular mud huts, are both resilient in the face of quakes and central to the Kutch identity.
The Earthquake- Proof Huts of Kutch
The Great Game for the Future of Tibetan Buddhism
August 20, 2018
The Great Game for the Future of Tibetan Buddhism
India, China, and the case of the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa.
The Great Game for the Future of Tibetan Buddhism
India’s Controversial Afghanistan Dams
August 20, 2018
India’s Controversial Afghanistan Dams
Indian-built dams in Afghanistan are causing trouble with downstream states Iran and Pakistan.
India’s Controversial Afghanistan Dams
Assam’s ‘Miya’: Proving You Are Indian
August 15, 2018
Assam’s ‘Miya’: Proving You Are Indian
How India’s National Register of Citizens alienates Assam’s Bengali-speaking Muslims.
Assam’s ‘Miya’: Proving You Are Indian
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