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.
Dropping commodity prices will benefit China and create challenges for Latin American countries, yet this trend also opens the possibility of a more sustainable economic relationship.
Modi’s openness to the diaspora should, hopefully, crack open India’s generally unwelcoming attitude to “foreigners” that has congealed over the last many decades of inward orientation.
December’s attack on a Peshawar school by the Pakistani Taliban has sparked a public backlash. But the fight will be undermined by the state’s ambivalence toward jihadi movements.
2015 begins with new proposals to resolve the conflict, but 2014 has shown that even dramatic geo-political and military changes can leave the conflict dynamic unaltered and the stalemate unbroken.
As the 2015 ASEAN chair, Malaysia should demonstrate genuine and forward-looking regional leadership on the ASEAN Economic Community.
The ‘Charlie Hebdo’ attack is a reminder that it is people’s response to extremist violence that determines its success or failure.
Contrary to popular belief, banks aren’t the source of China’s major economic headaches. They’re merely the accommodators. The real culprit is the current fiscal system.
The BJP has a majority in the Lok Sabha, which could enable it to revisit the subject of outlawing conversion in the context of an increasingly adverse attitude towards Christianity.
As New Delhi turns to the Gulf in 2015 and tends to its high stakes in the region, an intensive engagement with Saudi Arabia must be at the top of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s diplomatic priorities.
The Islamic State will continue to be a major actor in the Syrian conflict in 2015 and beyond. The organization’s mode of operation may change, but not the fact of its existence.
Social media can both play a role in the dispersion of power and is itself a consequence of that dispersion.
As many economies across Asia are slowing, it is an opportune time to think strategically about physical resource limitations, associated environmental concerns, and evolving geopolitical realities.
If a nuclear deal with Iran is not reached within the next six months, Congress is intent on passing new sanctions.
Governments around the world are using stealthy strategies to manipulate the media.
To revive the Sunni authority’s long tradition of Islamic moderation, Dar al-Fatwa’s new leader must unite all of Lebanon’s Sunni community.
Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming are stocked with about every type of unconventional oil known today. The states are also ground zero for new oil and water challenges.
American consumers, industries, and policymakers cannot allow themselves to be seduced by short-term, reactive thinking when it comes to oil.
For the Russian economic and political system, as well as for the country’s foreign relations, the current economic crisis is an existential one. Russia will exit from it in a very different form from what it is today.
It is arguable that the United States has never faced fewer major rivals—rivals capable of existential threats or forcing strategic realignment—and, even among those atop that list, it is clear their intentions are not likely to manifest themselves in the form of conflict or attack in the near future.
The realization that nuclear technology is, at its core, dual-use in nature occurred early on in the nuclear age, and it has been fundamental to every effort to harness the positive potential widely believed to be inherent in nuclear technology, while minimizing its risks.
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