Despite the current uncertainty surrounding bilateral ties, India ought to approach the United States with confidence, assured that the evolving competition in Asia makes a strong partnership between Washington and New Delhi destined for success.
Faced with limited capacity and resources, governments need to develop a complementary, legitimate space for private sector active cyber defense.
Although Germany’s current nuclear flirtation may reflect nothing more than a passing reaction to Trump’s presidency, it reveals a deeper insecurity in Berlin reflecting years of meandering U.S. policy toward Russia and Europe.
Corruption can no longer be understood as merely the iniquitous doings of individuals. Rather, it is the operating system of sophisticated networks that cross sectoral and national boundaries.
The United States has important but not vital interests in the South Caucasus, which include preserving regional stability; preventing the resumption of frozen conflicts; and supporting democratic change and better governance.
Economically reintegrating the Bay of Bengal is a promising way for India and other nearby states to enhance their prosperity. Doing so will require government-led coordination and private investment.
As authoritarian governments use digital tools to spy on their citizens and harass their opponents, human rights advocates must make a persuasive public case for the explicit protection of online expression and association.
How the closing of civic space has become a defining feature of political life in an ever-increasing number of countries.
In the absence of a real political contest, Russia’s presidential election next year will be more or less a referendum on public confidence in President Vladimir Putin.