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.
Washington and its allies should strategically continue patient diplomacy unless Iran resumes provocative nuclear activities.
The intent of U.S. policy should be to deter Iran’s nuclear advancement, not provoke it.
The tactics of decay and infiltration, used by the Algerian authorities when confronted with the Armed Islamic Group in the 1990s, could prove useful in countering the Islamic State’s threat in Syria and Iraq.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision not to travel to three important religious places in Nepal and to limit his visit to Kathmandu, which is hosting the South Asian summit, has disappointed many on either side of the border.
Modi’s decision to invite Obama to India, and the American president’s acceptance, reveal the mutual understanding level between two leaders.
Through his visit across the eastern seas, Modi affirmed that India under the NDA government has entered a new era of economic development, industrialization, and trade.
Modi’s decision to visit Fiji underlines the new commitment in New Delhi to bridging the gap between the potential and reality of Delhi’s reach in the Indo-Pacific.
Beijing must allow domestic and foreign private interests to play a larger role in the reform of state-owned enterprises in areas such as finance, education, health, and telecommunications for maximum reform impact.
Congressional sanctions should be conceived in order to deter Iran’s nuclear ambitions, not provoke them.
Modi’s foreign policy seems to highlight two priorities: India’s economic interests and its immediate neighborhood.
Media groups in Pakistan are family-owned and make all decisions unilaterally, advancing their personal agendas through the influential mainstream outlets at their disposal.
Without cooperation on oil, China’s transition to a sustainable energy future is hardly guaranteed.
The EU’s approach to Iran has emerged as one of the few successes of European foreign policy. Now, the EU needs to develop a comprehensive strategy beyond the nuclear issue.
Jabhat al-Nusra is clearly positioning itself in anticipation of developments on the ground. How does that reflect what it believes—or knows—the Islamic State is preparing to do?
It remains to be seen whether corruption and criminality will once again sabotage the reforms that Mexico so urgently needs.
The Pakistan army’s divide-and-rule strategy may have created another monster, one that has more resources and resonance and causes more bloodshed.
Big business has been virtually excluded from recent stimulus plans designed to get Egypt’s wheels spinning after years in recession. However, long-term recovery and stabilization are quite dependent on the resumption of activities by large private enterprises, which still control key sectors of the economy.
Despite all the similarities that emerge at first glance, there are deep structural, political, and social differences between Hezbollah in Lebanon and the Houthis (Ansar Allah) in Yemen.
The chief obstacle that any Democratic nominee will face is public resistance to installing a president from the same party in the White House for three terms in a row.
Mexico City’s cancellation of a rail contract with Beijing underscores why Chinese government and commercial actors must demonstrate a sophisticated grasp of Mexican political and regulatory realities.
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