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China in South Asia: Loan Shark or Lender of Last Resort?
May 06, 2019
China in South Asia: Loan Shark or Lender of Last Resort?
Is it accurate to characterize China’s lending practices in South Asia as predatory?
China in South Asia: Loan Shark or Lender of Last Resort?
Shifting Nuclear Sands in South Asia: Understanding India’s Counterforce Temptations
April 23, 2019
Shifting Nuclear Sands in South Asia: Understanding India’s Counterforce Temptations
Political scientist Christopher Clary discusses issues pertaining to strategic stability in South Asia.
Shifting Nuclear Sands in South Asia: Understanding India’s Counterforce Temptations
Afghanistan: Prospects and Challenges to Regional Connectivity
April 19, 2019
Afghanistan: Prospects and Challenges to Regional Connectivity
Afghanistan has a long and difficult road to transition from an aid dependent economy to a trade and transit economy.
Afghanistan: Prospects and Challenges to Regional Connectivity
Indian Foreign Policy After the Elections: All Eyes on China
April 04, 2019
Indian Foreign Policy After the Elections: All Eyes on China
Whatever comes after India’s election, the role of China will loom large in Indian foreign policy.
Indian Foreign Policy After the Elections: All Eyes on China
Forget Cricket Diplomacy. The Game Is a Casualty of India-Pakistan Tensions
March 15, 2019
Forget Cricket Diplomacy. The Game Is a Casualty of India-Pakistan Tensions
As tensions between India and Pakistan escalate, cricket has become an instrument of state policy.
Forget Cricket Diplomacy. The Game Is a Casualty of India-Pakistan Tensions
Testing Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s ‘Independent’ Mind
March 15, 2019
Testing Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s ‘Independent’ Mind
Khan rode a reputation for independence into office, but can he break from the constraints that hamstrung his predecessors?
Testing Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s ‘Independent’ Mind
Is Pakistan Reviving Its Soft-Power?
March 09, 2019
Is Pakistan Reviving Its Soft-Power?
With the ascension of Imran Khan to power last year, Islamabad seems keen to improve its soft power capital.
Is Pakistan Reviving Its Soft-Power?
Indian Air Strategy After Balakot: The China Factor
March 02, 2019
Indian Air Strategy After Balakot: The China Factor
How is India's air force placed to handle a potential war with Pakistan and a two-front war with Pakistan and China?
Indian Air Strategy After Balakot: The China Factor
India and Pakistan’s Main Battle Tank Forces: An Overview
February 28, 2019
India and Pakistan’s Main Battle Tank Forces: An Overview
The two South Asian rivals field two of the world’s largest tank armies.
India and Pakistan’s Main Battle Tank Forces: An Overview
India and Pakistan on the Brink
February 28, 2019
India and Pakistan on the Brink
As South Asia's nuclear neighbors trade strikes and accusations, a fragile region holds its breath.
India and Pakistan on the Brink
Beggar-Thy-Neighbor: The Effects of Revoking Pakistan’s MFN Status
February 28, 2019
Beggar-Thy-Neighbor: The Effects of Revoking Pakistan’s MFN Status
Trade is always a first casualty.
Beggar-Thy-Neighbor: The Effects of Revoking Pakistan’s MFN Status
Depoliticizing South Asia’s Water Crisis
February 24, 2019
Depoliticizing South Asia’s Water Crisis
National governments and regional policy makers must address the incessant politicization of water resource management in South Asia.
Depoliticizing South Asia’s Water Crisis
Why Saudi Arabia Joining CPEC Matters
February 02, 2019
Why Saudi Arabia Joining CPEC Matters
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, while a bilateral project, has ample space for additional partners to invest.
Why Saudi Arabia Joining CPEC Matters
A Year Later, a Civil Rights Movement Soldiers on in Pakistan
February 01, 2019
A Year Later, a Civil Rights Movement Soldiers on in Pakistan
The February 2018 Islamabad sit-in gave birth to the most dynamic, active, and nonviolent youth political uprising Pakistan has seen.
A Year Later, a Civil Rights Movement Soldiers on in Pakistan
Pakistan Supreme Court Upholds Acquittal of Aasia Bibi
January 30, 2019
Pakistan Supreme Court Upholds Acquittal of Aasia Bibi
The acquittal frees Aasia Bibi to leave Pakistan, where she has come under threats from extremists.
Pakistan Supreme Court Upholds Acquittal of Aasia Bibi
Pakistan and the Sea: Preserving the Marine Environment
January 19, 2019
Pakistan and the Sea: Preserving the Marine Environment
As blue waters turn black, Pakistan can do more to halt the degradation of its marine environments.
Pakistan and the Sea: Preserving the Marine Environment
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