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 intensity of Moscow’s current contact with Tehran is unprecedented in Russia’s post-Soviet history. Yet despite the potential for improvement, there are serious obstacles that may hamper or even halt cooperation.
Narendra Modi’s number one priority is the economy. But while he deserves some credit for improving India’s macroeconomic performance, he has been slow to enact bold reforms that could improve the business climate and the functioning of government.
The implications of the Pakistani refusal to help Saudi Arabia in Yemen should not be underestimated.
Myanmar’s 2015 general election will be a key milestone for the country. Yet, with three transitions under way, Myanmar’s task is enormous and the path littered with pitfalls.
A guide to some of the basic information surrounding Myanmar’s upcoming elections and why they matter.
The Syrian regime looks increasingly brittle. This has major implications for what might follow a nuclear deal with Iran, and indeed for what may follow if a deal is not reached.
The ouster of Mohamed Morsi by a popularly backed military coup in 2013 dealt a debilitating blow to the Islamist project—and left deep cleavages within the Salafist movement.
The worsening violence in Yemen has led to exacerbating regional disputes, hindering any chance for a regional role or mediation to achieve peace.
Fed up with the venality that had spread through their society, Nigerians voted for discipline in last month’s election.
Although Kathmandu is currently being flooded with media and relief teams from around the world, the cameras will soon leave Nepal. But India must stick around for the long haul.
The challenge facing U.S.-India cooperation in Asia turns more on Indian economic choices than on geostrategic developments in Asia.
Japan and the United States have unveiled new defense guidelines that will expand Tokyo’s military cooperation with Washington. But this alone will not be enough to ease the rising regional tensions.
Unlike North Korea, Iran may well be motivated to live up to the terms of its nuclear deal, while the United States may find it even more difficult to deliver.
The EU’s perspective and action are clearly global in nature. However, the scope of the union’s international ambitions remains uncertain.
A collection of five books allows the reader to sidestep the politics and emphasizes the human story of the Armenian experience in 1915.
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to New Delhi offers an opportunity for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to recalibrate India’s Afghan policy toward greater realism and more modest goals.
An alliance of opposition forces has seized control of a second strategic city from government troops.
OPEC’s decision to maintain production levels despite falling prices was a surprise to many in the energy industry.
There is still no silver bullet commodity or technology to replace oil in the global economy.
Allies and adversaries alike are “strategically rebalancing” away from the United States and toward China.
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