Amidst the new global pushback against Huawei and India’s own plans to introduce 5G mobile technology, New Delhi might have to revisit the old arguments and take a fresh look at its relationship with the Chinese tech giant.
Free trade with Taiwan would secure U.S. economic interests while strengthening U.S. alliances with China’s rivals.
The devastating violence engulfing places buckling under gangs, drug cartels, and organized crime can seem hopeless. Yet some places—from Colombia to the Republic of Georgia—have been able to recover.
The Moscow meeting with the Taliban showed that advancing peace talks will require innovation and risk-taking. It is essential that the United States reengage in this process directly and keep pushing on all fronts until a format works.
Ending India’s amnesia about the two World Wars must now be followed by a more purposeful engagement with Europe in reordering the security architecture of Eurasia and the Indo-Pacific.
This summer, the Indian government informed the Lok Sabha that 881 ceasefire violations (CFVs) had taken place in 2017. On the Pakistani side, the figures given were even higher.
Seven decades after India gained independence, women are still woefully underrepresented as political candidates in state and national elections. Yet despite their gross underrepresentation as politicians in the upper echelons of India’s electoral system, women have made great strides as voters.
In India’s patriarchal society, many more women are voting. Will their newfound clout reshape the country’s politics?
One-third of Indian state and national legislators enter office with pending criminal charges. Do voters actually prefer criminal candidates?
In 2000, just 20 million Indians had access to the internet. By 2020, the country’s online community is projected to exceed 700 million and more than a billion Indians are expected to be online by 2025.