September 27, 2022
SAARC Is Dead. Long Live Subregional Cooperation
By Santosh Sharma Poudel
India-Pakistan rivalry and India’s isolation of Pakistan contributed to the death of the South Asian regional organization. But India is keen on working with its other neighbors.
May 17, 2022
Beware the Himalayan Heat: China, India, and Pakistan on the Brink
By Daniel Markey, Andrew Scobell, Vikram Singh
Even as war in Europe grinds on, Washington should not lose sight of the frightening implications of recent developments in South Asia.
August 10, 2021
India’s Marathon Diplomacy With Iran
By Amalendu Misra
Why is India cozying up to Iran?
July 28, 2021
South Asia’s Cultural Climate Is at Risk. What Can the US Do?
By Knox Thames
Encouraging South Asian nations to protect their historic multiculturalism will help reduce human rights violations, protect religious and ethnic minorities, and promote peace and stability.
March 31, 2021
Is the Term ‘South Asia’ Correct?
By Krzysztof Iwanek
When should we use the word “India,” and when should we use “South Asia”?
December 01, 2020
South Asia and the Coming Biden Presidency
By Ankit Panda
What should South Asian states expect from the United States under Joe Biden?
July 23, 2020
South Asia Floods Displace Millions, Kill 550
By Associated Press
Close to a third of Bangladesh has already been flooded, with more flooding expected in the coming weeks.
June 23, 2020
Why India Needs to Draw the Line With China: The Geopolitics of the Sino-Indian Skirmish
By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
India needs to draw the right lessons from the Galwan Valley skirmish.
June 08, 2020
India’s Foreign Policy in Modi 2.0’s First Year
By Rupakjyoti Borah
Challenges lie ahead for New Delhi as the Modi government looks to the future.
April 15, 2020
COVID–19 Imperils Nepal’s High Economic Ambitions
Nepal was rebuilding its economy since 2016 and aimed to achieve a target growth of 9.6 percent. That won't happen anymore.
January 21, 2020
Bhutan’s Lawmakers Urged to Decriminalize Homosexuality
Bhutan’s upper house of parliament is set to deliberate a bill that could decriminalize homosexuality in the country.
January 09, 2020
Across Asia, Economic Outlook Precarious
By Catherine Putz
Slowing growth in East Asia is matched with small recoveries in South and Central Asia in the latest World Bank forecast.