The issues raised by Microsoft deserve serious and critical attention in India. The outcomes from this debate could have a lasting impact on India’s own digital future in both commercial and national security realms.
Saad Hariri's accommodating approach to Hezbollah fueled Saudi angst.
The durability of the Indo-Pacific dynamic will depend essentially on New Delhi’s willingness to work with the United States and its allies in the region.
The rise of China and the turbulence in U.S. domestic politics have created great disorder, but they have also opened up room for creative Indian diplomacy in Asia.
Under Mohammed bin Salman, Riyadh has morphed into an independent force striking out aggressively at home and adventurously abroad, dragging Washington with them.
An exploration of the factors behind the spread of sectarian identity politics in the Middle East.
Afghanistan’s upcoming district council elections must be accompanied by further reforms to local government, recognizing the realities and limitations of Afghan politics.
Policymakers have been focusing on long-term goals to wean California from oil, but here are three smart strategies to seriously shrink the petroleum sector’s climate impacts.
Gradual shifts in international global institutions have upended expectations about how key players will behave and could fundamentally change the calculus for pricing in risks and potential returns.
In Saudi Arabia, a young prince with limited experience in governance is making an unprecedented bid for control. If he succeeds, the impact could very well change Saudi Arabia and its regional role for years to come.
While there is a Pakistani identity vis-à-vis the other countries that surround it, it is an identity that has been superimposed from above rather than created from below.
The recent arrests of several Saudi political figures reinforce long-standing trends toward heightened centralization and more restive public discourse in the kingdom.
The risk of an inadvertent nuclear war is rising because of the entanglement of non-nuclear weapons with nuclear weapons and their command-and-control capabilities.
The implicit purpose of many dystopian novels is to illustrate today’s world through the description of the future.
During U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to China, U.S. officials will be looking to see what Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech to the 19th Party Congress means for solving security issues and growing the global economy.
The sweeping arrest of royals and officials in Saudi Arabia has removed many of the last checks and balances to executive power in the country.
The gap between the Chinese and U.S. views on North Korea is too deep and fundamental, and any illusion it can be bridged in a relatively short period of time will only set the two powers on a path to collision with each other.
Dialogue in various formats—bilateral, trilateral, and multilateral—will not eliminate some fundamentally conflicting views and the misalignment of perceived national interests among China, Japan, and the United States, but it can help to reduce the risk and the cost of ill-advised defense investments.
If President Donald Trump wants to make his upcoming Beijing summit meeting with President Xi Jinping successful, it is time to take a step back and reflect on his overall approach to solicit China’s cooperation.
Despite assurances to the contrary, there is growing concern in Kashmir that the Modi administration will seek to revise the state’s constitutionally protected autonomy.