As the deadline for a deal on Iran’s nuclear program approaches, the range of possible outcomes will have implications not just for the region and for world powers at the negotiating table, but also much more broadly.
India’s latest budget has generated huge interest in its ability to set the country on a path of sustained and rapid growth.
Unlike in neighboring Pakistan, India’s army has not intervened in politics and the country has successfully preserved its democracy.
Mangala Samaraweera, newly appointed foreign minister of Sri Lanka, presented the priorities of the new government and discussed the challenges ahead as parliamentary elections approach.
President Barack Obama’s visit to India for Republic Day on January 26 carries the hope that Washington and New Delhi will establish a firm foundation for cooperation.
Sarah Chayes participated in a Reddit AMA to discuss her new book, Thieves of State.
The China-Pakistan axis plays a central role in Asia’s geopolitics. For decades, each side has been the other’s only “all-weather friend,” but the relationship is still little understood.
As U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan withdraw to their post-2014 minimums, many fear a similar sharp drop in foreign funding. The reconstruction effort is far from over, and a radical reduction in foreign aid could cripple the Afghan economy.
How has U.S. policy failed to anticipate current developments of jihadist movements from Afghanistan to Syria?
While Afghanistan may be emerging from the period of great uncertainty that followed the fraud-ridden presidential run-off of June 2014, it is far from out of the woods.