Prosperous Diaspora Has Increasing Influence in India’s Domestic Politics

Modi’s BJP organizes lavish overseas receptions for Modi, using enthusiasm of Indian diaspora to create database for next election
Dilip Hiro
November 17, 2015

Opposition Wins in Myanmar, But Military Still Holds the Reins

Despite landslide victory for NLD in Myanmar, threat lingers from rebel groups and the military may not fade in the background
Bertil Lintner
November 12, 2015

Nepal's Constitutional Crisis Involves Its Giant Neighbors

Nepal is hit by constitution crisis – India is viewed as interfering and China expands its influence
Harsh V. Pant
October 15, 2015

Rise of Minority Muslim Population Poses Challenge to India’s Democracy

India, poised to have the most Muslims by 2050, grapples to control resentment and lack of opportunities
Riaz Hassan
October 8, 2015

Pakistan Keen to Keep Ties with Iran and Saudi Arabia

Open for trade, Iran may test two rivalries – its own with Saudi Arabia, another between Pakistan and India
Debalina Ghoshal
October 1, 2015

Is ASEAN Losing Its Way?

Fragmented ASEAN balks at taking a position on China’s creeping expansionism in the South China Sea
Amitav Acharya
September 24, 2015

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A Tale of Two Middle Classes

Rapid development of robots gives middle classes everywhere reason to be nervous
Nayan Chanda
December 20, 2016

India to Replace Largest Bank Notes

The goal is to curb counterfeiting and tax evasion
Raymond Zhong
November 10, 2016

The Ride to a Pollution-Free India

Battery-powered e-rickshaws ensure quiet streets without fumes
Nayan Chanda
October 26, 2016

Climate Accord Could Push A/C Out of Sweltering India’s Reach

India and other poor nations must end use of low-cost air conditioners that rely on HFCs by 2028
Ellen Barry and Coral Davenport
October 17, 2016

Thai King's Death Adds to Uncertainty About Obama's Faltering Asia Pivot

Since 1946, the king supported strong US-Thai relations
David Brunnstrom
October 14, 2016

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