The unyielding antagonism between India and Pakistan remains one of the greatest tragedies of Asian politics.
India should focus on shaping the outcomes of the U.S.-Pakistan negotiations, since those talks will not only influence the situation in Afghanistan but could also have significant implications for the subcontinent as a whole.
Planning for the future of Iraq after ISIS will be essential to consolidating coalition successes and avoiding yet another recurrence of insurgency and state failure.
Recent moves by the Tunisian government may signal a major backsliding in the country’s democratic development.
India will inevitably have to do more in Afghanistan, since the United States will not bear the security burden forever. Any substantive India-U.S. strategic coordination, however, could presage a major change in the regional politics of South Asia.
Lack of development and marginalization by the centralized government in Tunis have created intense resentment within the border regions.
Seventy years after gaining independence, India is poised to consolidate its dominance in South Asia.
With the current turn of events in Syria and Iraq, the disintegration of the self-proclaimed Islamic State, at least in its current form, appears imminent.
Now entering its third year, the civil war in Yemen has exacted a horrific toll on civilians and enabled the expansion of al-Qaeda. Where is Yemen’s war heading and what can local, regional and international actors do to end it?
The critical links between governance, prosperity, and security, while apparent, are too often forgotten.