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India’s Quest for Energy in Central Asia
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.
Yarsagumba: Biological Gold
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.

India-China Border Engagement
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.

The Plight of Nepal’s Migrant Workers
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.

Narendra Modi's Foreign Policy Goals
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.
Bhutan and the Great Power Tussle
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.

Russia’s Strategic Pakistan Play
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.
The Haqqani Threat to the US-Pakistan Détente
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.

Will the Islamic State Spread Its Tentacles to Pakistan?
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.

India’s Space Diplomacy
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.

Pakistan and China: A Precarious Friendship?
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.
Sri Lanka: Export Powerhouse?
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.

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