Syria's coastal region, although perceived as an island outside of the conflict, has also been affected in a number of ways by the country's protracted civil war.
With a clear comparative advantage over Pakistan in economic clout and soft power, India can utilize a strategy for non-violent “compellence” to isolate Pakistan internationally, which could in turn motivate meaningful counterterrorism action within Pakistan.
To avoid regulatory paralysis, India needs to reimagine the regulator’s role.
Accountability work has moved relatively quickly from a first generation of assumptions and approaches to an emerging second generation that reflects various advances in conception and execution.
Whatever other surprises the U.S. presidential campaign may bring, 2016 has already flipped the foreign policy narrative.
Two years after the Maidan, most Ukrainians see little progress in fighting corruption.
As Trump’s support cuts across traditional lines, Hillary Clinton has a tough task.
Although not new, the threat of lone wolf terrorists is a growing phenomenon.
Five years into the civil war in Syria, the effects have been felt globally and few paths toward peace appear viable.
By 2030, South Asia is bound to be a far more connected place within itself as well as the rest of the world, thanks to a number of new factors reshaping the region’s economic and political geography.
Rather than just looking at Maritime Domain Awareness collaboration as a reaction to China’s rise, India must see it as a necessary step to maintain its position in the Indian Ocean and secure its strategic leverage in its primary area of interest.
The Carnegie–Tsinghua Center’s Young Ambassadors Program was recognized at the 2016 U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange for its pioneering efforts to cultivate the next generation of global leaders.
India’s draft circular on the regulation of drones stifles innovation, raises operational risks, and creates substantial uncertainty for organizations, individuals, and enforcement agencies.
The draft circular, if implemented in its current form, will stifle innovation, raise operational risks, and create substantial uncertainty.
China benefits from the U.S. dollar’s role as an international currency, and any reduction in the dollar’s global role would increase the difficulty of China’s domestic economic rebalancing.
Pakistan’s dependence on Saudi Arabia stands in the way of the two working against Islamic terrorism.
Egypt’s economic crisis deprives the regime of the financial and economic resources needed to sustain a solid social base among public sector employees, and hence hinders the consolidation of authoritarian rule.
Russian society should pay more attention to the Kremlin’s foreign policy agenda and have a better understanding of the nation’s actions abroad. Russia should identify itself as a Euro-Pacific country rather than a Eurasian country as it seeks out new opportunities to become better integrated in the globalized world.
Kyrgyzstan could yet evolve into an island of pluralism with stable institutions, but global and domestic trends may be pointing it in a different direction.
Open standards and free markets should dictate the choices available to content creators, not centralised exchanges that then become the playground for vested interests to creep into their daily administration and deprive creators of licensing autonomy.