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Time to Reboot US-Pakistan Ties
December 28, 2010
Time to Reboot US-Pakistan Ties
In this second in a series of interviews looking back on 2010, we speak with analyst Haider Mullick about developments in Pakistan.
Time to Reboot US-Pakistan Ties
Why South Asia Loves Peacekeeping
December 20, 2010
Why South Asia Loves Peacekeeping
Bangladesh, India and Pakistan are all big contributors to UN missions. But there’s more to it than just international goodwill.
Why South Asia Loves Peacekeeping
India’s Foreign Policy Tightrope
December 16, 2010
India’s Foreign Policy Tightrope
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao is in India for a high-profile visit. But the real clues to regional relations came last month.
India’s Foreign Policy Tightrope
How to Solve Afghanistan
December 09, 2010
How to Solve Afghanistan
The best chance for success would be for Obama to call a ceasefire, followed by all-inclusive talks. Political concerns mean he won’t.
How to Solve Afghanistan
When WikiLeaks Meets US Policy
December 06, 2010
When WikiLeaks Meets US Policy
Barack Obama’s recent trip to Asia was a disaster for US interests. Either his team is incompetent or there’s something they’re not telling us.
When WikiLeaks Meets US Policy
India’s Misunderstood Israel Policy
December 02, 2010
India’s Misunderstood Israel Policy
India’s president caused a political storm in Damascus with her comments on a Palestinian state. It’s a storm in a teacup.
India’s Misunderstood Israel Policy
How Pakistan is Like France—1792
November 30, 2010
How Pakistan is Like France—1792
Pakistan is in crisis. Overcoming this will mean completely rethinking long-held assumptions about what the country is meant to be.
How Pakistan is Like France—1792
Time for India to Press UN Case
November 25, 2010
Time for India to Press UN Case
India has a powerful claim to permanent UN Security Council membership. The next two years are its best chance to prove it.
Time for India to Press UN Case
India’s Population Time Bomb
November 23, 2010
India’s Population Time Bomb
High fertility rates risk turning India’s demographic dividend into a demographic disaster, reports Shreyasi Singh from New Delhi.
India’s Population Time Bomb
Is the Global NATO Dream Over?
November 22, 2010
Is the Global NATO Dream Over?
NATO has rightly resisted the temptation to press for a bigger global security role. Asian governments will likely be relieved.
Is the Global NATO Dream Over?
India Eyed for US Great Wall Plan?
November 19, 2010
India Eyed for US Great Wall Plan?
Neoconservatives have urged Barack Obama to boost US defence ties with India to counter China. But the last thing the US needs is a polarized Asia, writes Robert Dreyfuss.
India Eyed for US Great Wall Plan?
China Fears Spark Indo-US Courting
November 05, 2010
China Fears Spark Indo-US Courting
Defence co-operation between India and the United States is growing. But delays on two military deals could put the brakes on.
China Fears Spark Indo-US Courting
India’s Free Press Illusion
October 26, 2010
India’s Free Press Illusion
India proudly proclaims itself the world’s largest democracy. But a lack of real press freedom will ultimately hamper economic growth.
India’s Free Press Illusion
What US Gets Right About Pakistan
October 25, 2010
What US Gets Right About Pakistan
By publicly acknowledging the price Pakistan pays for its counterterrorism policy, the US is helping untie its leadership’s hands.
What US Gets Right About Pakistan
The Anglosphere Can Lead the World
October 19, 2010
The Anglosphere Can Lead the World
…argues Madhav Nalapat. But only if Barack Obama takes a leaf out of George W. Bush’s book and treats India as a partner.
The Anglosphere Can Lead the World
Why Drones Are Here to Stay
October 11, 2010
Why Drones Are Here to Stay
The row over US attacks in Pakistan has highlighted uncertainties over the rules of engagement. Maybe this isn’t such a bad thing.
Why Drones Are Here to Stay
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