Why do Indian voters knowingly vote for politicians with pending criminal proceedings against them and why do political parties recruit criminal politicians among their rank and file?
Civil society organizations can take certain steps to shore up their own legitimacy despite growing hostility to their work.
U.S President Donald Trump may have Israel and Saudi Arabia on his side. But without a hint of any strategic contingency planning by the White House, it would appear that the United States can expect to pay for the Iran decision in spades—from western Europe to the Pacific.
Now that the Trump administration has left the JCPOA, EU governments are looking to Washington to set out how they intend to build a negotiated solution to shared concerns.
Hindu nationalists in Uttar Pradesh have found Shias—a minority within the Muslim minority—to be relatively open to supporting their initiatives, including the construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
Policy watchers have to understand that their traditional methods of analysis do not count anymore. Whatever the issue, the U.S. president’s response is: me.
The U.S. violation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) gives Iran more nuclear options, and the West less control. Here is what President Trump is throwing away by scrapping the Iran nuclear deal.
Walking away from the Iran nuclear deal could mean that Iran is free to continue developing nuclear weapons.
Algeria’s regime has repeatedly adapted the political system in limited ways. But what has worked for the regime up until now may not work indefinitely into the future.
It’s time for India, France, and Australia to join forces. This innovative security triangle is no flight of think tank fancy, but an ambition now being considered at the highest levels of policy.
The Trump administration appears committed to working "by-with-through" local partners in the Middle East. Doing so effectively requires a clear political strategy and continued diplomatic engagement in the region.
To achieve the ultimate goal of the complete physical abolition of nuclear weapons, strategically eliminating nuclear weapons is a logical and significant preparatory step.
What Trump might decide on the Iran Deal and what happens after.
The chance to end North Korea’s test program should be seized and, if successful, could form the basis for expanding direct contact and trust between Washington and Pyongyang, while expanding the global norm against nuclear testing.
Voter turnout in India is not necessarily pro- or anti-incumbent; rather, the relationship between these two variables is likely shaped by the specific context at hand.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s faulty assumptions and unrealistic expectations could doom prospects for peacefully deescalating one nuclear standoff—and applying these misguided lessons to Iran could manufacture yet another.
New interview and survey data from Pakistan provide little or no evidence to support the claim that U.S. drone strikes generate blowback and contribute to the radicalization of local populations.
Nazarbayev needs to interest other powers to avoid overdependence on China.
Souring attitudes toward the United States throughout Latin America have opened opportunities for Moscow to stoke anti-U.S. sentiment and advance its own interests.
Despite the positive nature of the joint statement by the Korean leaders pledging to make progress on long-standing problems, the reality is that there is much hard work to do if the U.S.-North Korean summit is to be a success and lead to real progress.