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February 07, 2011
The Hoodwinking of India’s Students
The recent case of Tri-Valley University is about more than just a sham school and US visa fraud, reports Delhi-based writer Neeta Lal.
The Hoodwinking of India’s Students
Pakistan’s Hurt Locker
January 27, 2011
Pakistan’s Hurt Locker
Peshawar is a hotspot for suicide and IED attacks. Mustafa Qadri travels with the city’s bomb squad to find out how local police are coping.
Pakistan’s Hurt Locker
India’s Doctrinal Shift?
January 25, 2011
India’s Doctrinal Shift?
The Indian Army is undertaking its first strategic transformation in more than two decades. And it has its sights firmly on China.
India’s Doctrinal Shift?
Why Is India Bad at Sport?
January 21, 2011
Why Is India Bad at Sport?
Cricket aside, India has failed to live up to the sporting expectations of its population, says Shreyasi Singh. But it’s turning things around.
Why Is India Bad at Sport?
EU Pushing Sri Lanka Toward China
January 14, 2011
EU Pushing Sri Lanka Toward China
Western pressure on Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa over the defeat of the Tamil Tigers risks creating another Burma.
EU Pushing Sri Lanka Toward China
India’s Communists Facing Oblivion?
January 12, 2011
India’s Communists Facing Oblivion?
Not necessarily, say Shibashis Chatterjee and Sumit Ganguly. But a big Left Front defeat in West Bengal will still have national implications.
India’s Communists Facing Oblivion?
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?
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