August 18, 2014
India’s Quest for Energy in Central Asia
By Richard Wallace
Modi has an opportunity to make inroads into the energy-rich region, but will need some clever diplomacy.
August 15, 2014
Yarsagumba: Biological Gold
By Gemima Harvey
A gold rush mentality has attached to a fungus known as the ‘Himalayan Viagra,’ to the detriment of local communities.
August 14, 2014
India-China Border Engagement
By Nitin A. Gokhale
As India races to catch up on infrastructure, its military is increasingly engaged with the PLA.
August 11, 2014
The Plight of Nepal’s Migrant Workers
By Kamal Dev Bhattarai
Often cheated and frequently facing atrocious working conditions, young Nepalese are still flocking abroad for work.
August 07, 2014
Narendra Modi's Foreign Policy Goals
By Shannon Tiezzi
Video: Sadanand Dhume on Modi's foreign policy goals and India's relationships with China, Russia, and the U.S.
August 02, 2014
Bhutan and the Great Power Tussle
By Brian Benedictus
Both China and India recognize Bhutan’s strategic value, but their approaches are very different.
July 31, 2014
Russia’s Strategic Pakistan Play
By Saurav Jha
It decision to end its embargo on weapons sales to Pakistan could have multiple benefits for Moscow.
July 31, 2014
The Haqqani Threat to the US-Pakistan Détente
By Michael Kugelman
America and Pakistan have seen relations improve in recent months. Unfortunately, the Haqqani network could derail this.
July 28, 2014
Will the Islamic State Spread Its Tentacles to Pakistan?
By Arif Rafiq
Despite talk of Pakistan militants swearing allegiance, so far at least the threat seems overstated.
July 25, 2014
India’s Space Diplomacy
By Vidya Sagar Reddy Avuthu
The country’s burgeoning space sector could be a useful foreign policy tool.
July 17, 2014
Pakistan and China: A Precarious Friendship?
By Alessandro Rippa
In contrast to the public posturing, the relationship on the ground is more complex and multilayered.
July 10, 2014
Sri Lanka: Export Powerhouse?
By Michael Vurens van Es
For the country’s working and middle classes, the Hambantota port development will have important consequences.