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Asia’s Big Democracies Head to the Polls

Pallavi Aiyar YaleGlobal, 17 April 2014
Democracy in India and Indonesia is exuberant – but coalition governance struggles to address challenges
JAKARTA : Although rarely hyphenated in the manner of India-China, India and Indonesia perhaps have more in common with each other than any other two countries. These similarities are largely invisible to the nations themselves and the world at large. More >

Taliban Victory in Afghanistan Would Pose Problem for Pakistan

Riaz Hassan YaleGlobal, 15 April 2014
Demographics require Pakistan to seek stable Afghanistan with power-sharing among ethnic groups

Reaching Nuclear Threshold, Iran May Be Ready for Pause

Arch Roberts YaleGlobal, 10 April 2014
Perhaps its nuclear capability, and not so much sanctions, brought Iran to the negotiating table

In the News

Harun ur Rashid
Eurasian Review, 18 April 2014
Abstention on UN Crimea resolution does not signal neutrality
Jonathan Kaiman
The Guardian, 17 April 2014
Environmental protection is an economic priority
ParisTech Review, 16 April 2014
3D Printers will disrupt manufacturing, invite scrutiny on liability and safety
Charles Hawley
Spiegel Online, 16 April 2014
The partners would prefer weak EU governance
Ed Hammond
The Financial Times, 15 April 2014
US tax policy encourages such headquarter relocations

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