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India and the Maldives Emergency
February 08, 2018
India and the Maldives Emergency
Doing nothing is not an option, but there are few good choices for India.
India and the Maldives Emergency
The Human Forklifts of Kolkata
February 06, 2018
The Human Forklifts of Kolkata
Migrant workers, carrying impossibly heavy loads of vegetables, keep Kolay market functioning.
The Human Forklifts of Kolkata
India's Budget 2018: Those Left Behind
February 06, 2018
India's Budget 2018: Those Left Behind
India's 27 million citizens with disabilities are disappointed with the country's budget.
India's Budget 2018: Those Left Behind
Nepal and India: Mending Fences
February 05, 2018
Nepal and India: Mending Fences
Sushma Swaraj's surprise visit to Nepal sends a positive signal despite past tensions with Nepal's new prime minister.
Nepal and India: Mending Fences
Pakistan Is Losing the Space Race
February 01, 2018
Pakistan Is Losing the Space Race
As India's space program surges ahead, Pakistan's remains an afterthought.
Pakistan Is Losing the Space Race
Nepal's Deadly Chhaupadi Custom
January 30, 2018
Nepal's Deadly Chhaupadi Custom
A dangerous social practice in far western Nepal is causing reoccurring deaths.
Nepal's Deadly Chhaupadi Custom
Bangladesh's New Generation of Militants
January 29, 2018
Bangladesh's New Generation of Militants
Akayed Ullah, a wannabe jihadist, represents a new generation of militants.
Bangladesh's New Generation of Militants
The China-Maldives Connection
January 25, 2018
The China-Maldives Connection
With a new FTA, China cements its influence in Maldives, much to India's dismay.
The China-Maldives Connection
Pakistan’s Burgeoning Relationship with China
January 24, 2018
Pakistan’s Burgeoning Relationship with China
The two countries enjoy increasingly robust ties, at least at the official level.
Pakistan’s Burgeoning Relationship with China
Pakistan's Troubled Frontier Justice
January 18, 2018
Pakistan's Troubled Frontier Justice
Opposition is growing to the outdated colonial law governing Pakistan's tribal areas.
Pakistan's Troubled Frontier Justice
Rohingyas and the Unfinished Business of Partition
January 16, 2018
Rohingyas and the Unfinished Business of Partition
Like so many of South Asia's flashpoints, the Rohingya crisis has roots in the bloody Partition of 1947.
Rohingyas and the Unfinished Business of Partition
India's Stars Go From Bollywood to Ballot Box
January 12, 2018
India's Stars Go From Bollywood to Ballot Box
What happens when Indian movie stars enter politics?
India's Stars Go From Bollywood to Ballot Box
Christmas in Pakistan
January 10, 2018
Christmas in Pakistan
Lahore's Christian communities celebrate.
Christmas in Pakistan
What Living in Kabul Is Really Like
January 02, 2018
What Living in Kabul Is Really Like
Afghanistan's capital is not even half as dangerous as everyone thinks.
What Living in Kabul Is Really Like
Grading India's Neighborhood Diplomacy
January 01, 2018
Grading India's Neighborhood Diplomacy
A report card on Modi’s “neighborhood first” approach to foreign policy.
Grading India's Neighborhood Diplomacy
Where Are the Bengalis in London's Banglatown?
December 28, 2017
Where Are the Bengalis in London's Banglatown?
Brick Lane, once renowned for its Bengali immigrants, is changing.
Where Are the Bengalis in London's Banglatown?
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