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The Taiwan–India ‘Milk Tea Alliance’
October 20, 2020

The Taiwan–India ‘Milk Tea Alliance’

By Jassie Hsi Cheng
The stage is set for the expansion of India-Taiwan relations, but how far can ties develop?
Amid Rising Big Power Tensions, Nepal Seeks a New Foreign Policy
October 19, 2020

Amid Rising Big Power Tensions, Nepal Seeks a New Foreign Policy

By Kamal Dev Bhattarai
Kathmandu will have to balance Beijing, New Delhi, and Washington as it seeks a new way forward to advance national interest.

Australia Returns to the Malabar Exercise
October 19, 2020

Australia Returns to the Malabar Exercise

By Ankit Panda
The navies of India, Japan, the United States, and Australia will participate jointly in Malabar 2020.

Upcoming Festivities in India Could Create a New COVID-19 Challenge
October 19, 2020

Upcoming Festivities in India Could Create a New COVID-19 Challenge

By Sudha Ramachandran
India seems to be on the mend when it comes to the pandemic. But that could change soon.

Afghans Say Preventing the Next War as Vital as Ending This One
October 19, 2020

Afghans Say Preventing the Next War as Vital as Ending This One

By Associated Press
Even if an intra-Afghan deal is reached, many Afghans fear that the country's many factions will fight for power if U.S. and NATO troops leave.
Opposition Rallies Rock Pakistan As Its Leaders Push Against Imran Khan and the Military
October 19, 2020

Opposition Rallies Rock Pakistan As Its Leaders Push Against Imran Khan and the Military

By Abhijnan Rej
Opposition leader Nawaz Sharif’s push against the country’s powerful military is a bold gambit with no obvious end game.

India and China Discuss Military Disengagement in Ladakh — Again
October 17, 2020

India and China Discuss Military Disengagement in Ladakh — Again

By Abhijnan Rej
An Indian media report suggests the current discussions are substantive in nature.
Why Bangladesh Must Let the Rohingya Speak for Themselves
October 16, 2020

Why Bangladesh Must Let the Rohingya Speak for Themselves

By Saad Hammadi
Any durable solution for the Rohingya will not come through more restrictions on their lives.

How Balochistan Is Failing Its Girls
October 16, 2020

How Balochistan Is Failing Its Girls

By Mariyam Suleman
It will take concerted, collective action to change the oppressed society for young girls and women in Pakistan’s Balochistan province.

Sino-Indian Competition in the Indian Ocean Region Intensifies
October 16, 2020

Sino-Indian Competition in the Indian Ocean Region Intensifies

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
As competition intensifies in the Indian Ocean Region, India loses touch with Sri Lanka and solidifies relations with the Maldives.

Growing Sectarianism Can Challenge Lasting Peace in Afghanistan 
October 15, 2020

Growing Sectarianism Can Challenge Lasting Peace in Afghanistan 

By Said Sabir Ibrahimi
The Taliban’s insistence on the supremacy of Sunni Hanafism has alarmed Afghan Shias who have long been marginalized.
New Think Tank Report Presents Ambitious Agenda for Australia-India Tech Cooperation
October 15, 2020

New Think Tank Report Presents Ambitious Agenda for Australia-India Tech Cooperation

By Abhijnan Rej
As China’s tech lead help push its international agenda, other Indo-Pacific powers see opportunities for collaboration.

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