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.
There is renewed interested in conventionally armed hypersonic weapons in both the United States and in China.
The most effective way to tackle the Syrian refugee crisis is for neighboring states to assume a leading role in development spending, infrastructure upgrading, and job creation.
Both the United States and Iran have a major interest in curtailing the rise of radical Sunni groups like ISIS.
The Islamic State has ambitions in exporting its ideology outside the Middle East. What kind of threat does this pose to the global community?
China’s indicators are a mess, but the fact that the data are flawed does not mean that they are deliberately manipulated to yield a particular outcome.
AIPAC’s influence may decline, but that may not affect prospects in Israel for a two-state solution.
Russia’s deployment of troops in Ukraine marks the end of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s attempts to prevent the worst through diplomacy.
It is the job of heads of government to build political coalitions in favor of reconciliation and to lead their nations through the inevitable setbacks and violent opposition that are likely to befall a peace process before it succeeds.
At various turns in the crisis in Ukraine, when it looked like Russia’s status on the ropes, Putin has chosen to escalate the situation.
Vladimir Putin’s increasingly reckless interventions in Ukraine should force the West to reevaluate everything it thought it knew about the collapse of the Soviet Union and the past two decades of Western policy on Russia.
Berlin is critical to any future settlement of the Ukraine crisis. It is too difficult to reach a deal on the settlement, but the absence of any deal deemed minimally acceptable to all sides would steer Europe toward an abyss.
Asian investors present both a challenge to and an opportunity for local industries, and southeast African countries need a clear vision and tailored policies to make the most of the opportunities.
Egypt and its Gulf backers need to end their harmful meddling in Libya’s affairs under the guise of counterterrorism. It is destabilizing both Libya and Egypt.
The Syrian and Iraqi crises revealed that Turkey cannot guarantee its own security without solid cooperation from its western allies. As Erdogan transitions from prime minster to president, he must recognize this reality.
The setting of a minimum and maximum wage for Egypt’s civil service will help the system become more transparent and equal. But comprehensive reform is still needed.
It is unusual for a U.S. ally to launch airstrikes without informing the United States.
Unless and until Iran prioritizes national and economic interests before revolutionary ideology, it will continue to remain a country with enormous but squandered potential.
If Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi plays his cards well, he can mobilize China and Japan in accelerating India’s development.
A talk with former U.S. Special Envoy Martin Indyk on Israel’s new allies, the Gaza blowup, and why Washington shrugged when the peace process collapsed.
Nuclear deterrence has served the world well for many decades. Stability could be maintained if arsenals approached—but did not reach—zero.
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