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.
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.
Only the most innovative, efficient, and fiscally sustainable electric vehicle policies will survive in a low oil-price environment.
As the world pivots to Asia, China has its own plans for this vast region.
The crisis in Ukraine has betrayed fault lines in the Visegrad Group. Unless Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic change course, the “golden age” of Central Europe may come to an end.
The Gulf Initiative has failed to bring peace to Yemen, prompting the need for a new initiative that is more realistic and includes a long-term economic and development plan.
With tensions between the West and Russia running high over Ukraine, China and Japan still wrangling over the Diaoyu islands, and America and China fighting over the same old stuff, it’s easy to be cynical about APEC. But this year’s summit seemed to accomplish quite a lot.
While the easy reforms in Myanmar have been implemented, institutional reforms are necessary going forward.
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