The Donald Trump administration is beginning to take shape, but still has a long way to go in identifying personnel and defining policy goals, particularly in Asia.
Troubling political developments in the run-up to Ghana’s December elections have shed light on the limits of its democratic gains.
Class, not caste, may gradually become the dominant repertoire of competition between parties in Gujarat and elsewhere in India.
Even before U.S. President-elect Donald Trump won the White House, much of Eastern Europe was living in Trumpland, where politics is more about making deals than about building institutions.
India and Japan are using economic cooperation to advance their strategic interests and counterbalance Chinese influence in their neighborhood.
While Iran’s foreign policy writ large exists mostly beyond the confines of confessionalism, this much is clear: as Iran’s neighborhood has become more sectarian, so has its behavior.
South Asian leaders are deeply concerned about America’s long-term commitment to the liberal, global economic order and Washington’s political will to sustain its longstanding international security commitments.
Just as building more schools does not improve literacy rates, opening accounts does not empower citizens to make digital financial transactions.
With the world fixated on lowering fossil-fuel emissions, now is the time for nuclear energy to come to the fore. But, it’s not working out that way: the nuclear option is fading as shifting electricity demands, mushrooming construction costs and frightening accidents give governments second thoughts.
US President-elect Donald Trump has said a number of contradictory statements during his campaign pertaining to an overall foreign policy strategy he will pursue in the Middle East.
As possessors of advanced nuclear technology, Brazil and Argentina bear special responsibility for helping the international community and neighbors in their region feel confident that their nuclear programs are peaceful, secure, and safe.
The fusion of the cyber and the physical is transforming the economic and security landscape in the world. Delhi must now begin to pay attention.
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and its allies have escalated the race to expand their regional footprint into West Africa’s economic hubs and coastal areas that have hitherto been spared from terrorist violence.
The first comprehensive study of the nexus between crime and democracy in India.
Following Donald Trump’s electoral victory in the United States, will French presidential candidate François Fillon be defeated by populism?
Demonetization alone is not enough to end dirty money in Indian politics. Modi must also close legal loopholes, tie tax breaks to political parties with transparency, and directly attack the underlying drivers of the black economy.
Speculations about the U.S. policy in South Asia may be right or wrong. But at least one thing is clear. In his policy toward South Asia, Trump will follow his understanding of pragmatic and realistic interests of the United States, and not seek how to please leaders of South Asian countries and beyond, including Russia.
Data suggests that the Chinese economy has stabilized in spite of a global economic slowdown, with increased investment and rising property values signalling a stable, though slower, growth.
Egypt’s generals have constantly employed repressive tools to instill fear among the population in order to stifle free expression and peaceful opposition.
Accusing China of causing America’s trade deficits is politically expedient yet inaccurate. America’s deficits emerged long before the beginning of China’s large surpluses.