How to get India back on track
A playbook for how Indian policymakers can return the country to a path of high and sustained economic growth.
The nuclear deal’s potential benefits to sectarian relations in the Gulf have been offset by the escalating violence in Yemen and a wave of Sunni triumphalism.
A Japan that won’t come to terms with history undermines regional reconciliation.
After ten years of thorough investigation, the IAEA found no evidence of any undeclared or clandestine nuclear activities in Turkey.
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani’s upcoming visit to India will not resemble those of his predecessor. In contrast to Hamid Karzai, the new Afghan president does not seem to have the image of a great friend of India.
Sanctions relief should be a reward for ending Iran’s nuke program. But the current deal is a massive payment to temporarily put it on hold.
On May 9—the Victory Day—the majority of top-level visitors will come to Moscow from the non-Western countries. Russia’s quest for acceptance in or by the West is finally over, and its foreign policy will require a new identity and new orientation.
Egypt’s political scene has changed radically from the vigorous pluralism that followed the 2011 uprising; in 2015 the Islamist and secular groups that won those elections are excluded or marginalized.
Since the 2011 Arab uprisings, Saudi Arabia’s foreign policy in the Middle East has been non-ideological, realist, and defensive in intent, but negative in its implications for democracy.
The Egyptian military has gained unprecedented power since overseeing the ouster of two Egyptian presidents, Hosni Mubarak in 2011 and Mohamed Morsi in 2013. But political overreach and internal rivalries may prove obstacles to long-term military control.
The self-proclaimed Islamic State is using past Western transgressions in Iraq to justify its brutality.
The Sino-Russian entente—with its unstated, but transparent goal of reducing U.S. global dominance—is easily the most important result of the Ukraine crisis and the preceding deterioration of Russian-Western relations. The West needs to take this seriously.
President Putin’s decision to lift the ban on the transfer of the S-300 air defense system to Iran signals a new departure for Moscow’s policy in the Middle East.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Canada should help rejuvenate an important relationship that has long been neglected in New Delhi.
Despite failing to foresee the largest financial crisis since the Great Depression, leaders in the field still fail to look for wisdom beyond economy’s bounds.
Algeria’s Movement of Society for Peace faces a difficult choice: become a real opposition party or maintain its special relationship with the regime.
Pope Francis reignited a debate that has smoldered for a hundred years: Whether the deaths of more than a million Armenians were caused by a policy of genocide by the Turks.
The new civil nuclear cooperation agreement between the United States and South Korea will provide a legal basis to allow the interdependent nuclear industry partnership between the two countries to continue and expand.
Days after the agreement on a nuclear framework in Lausanne, Russia’s decision to lift a ban on the export of S-300 missiles to Iran has raised concerns in Washington and Jerusalem.
As global powers discuss the Iran deal and war continues in Yemen, many are worried that the Middle East might be on the verge of an all-encompassing war.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the European Union have no choice but to work together to end Greece’s crippling financial and economic crisis.
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