Myanmar Ousts Rising Political Star, Confirming Doubts Over Democratic Reforms

Ouster of Shwe Mann suggests that Myanmar’s military leaders are in control, setting strict limits on reforms
Bertil Lintner
August 18, 2015

New Delhi’s Soft Power Push

Under Modi, India cultivates and promotes soft power of Bollywood, Sanskrit, yoga and democracy
Harsh V. Pant
August 20, 2015

Beijing’s Maritime Silk Road Passes Through Islamabad

With strong ties to Pakistan, China extends economic and strategic influence over the Indian Ocean region
Dilip Hiro
July 21, 2015

When Christian Power Was Arrayed Against a Judeo-Muslim Ideology

Judeo-Muslim multicultural bonds were tested by Christian Portuguese rulers in 16th century India
Jonathan Gil Harris
July 30, 2015

Modi’s Visit to China Marks New Tone, But No Concrete Progress

During a trip to China, India’s Prime Minister Modi wins publicity points, but fails to narrow strategic differences
Neelam D Sabharwal
June 16, 2015

China’s Global Governance Challenge

AIIB’s founding members, led by China, could develop new standards for global governance
Stephen S. Roach
June 9, 2015

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Death of Thai King Throws Country Into Turmoil

The ruling military junta works on buffing the royal family’s image
October 13, 2016

Arms Race Threatened on India-China Border

India deploys supersonic cruise missiles to Arunachal
Neeta Lal
September 5, 2016

Food for Thought

Protectionist mood in advanced economies may nudge emerging economies to develop their own service markets
Nayan Chanda
August 15, 2016

The Change Luck City: Dhaka’s Climate Refugees

The city lacks resources to handle the growing numbers
Nellie Le Beau and Hugh Tuckfield
August 12, 2016

Desperate to Survive, Malaysia’s PM Sells His Country to China

But some deals could be overturned if Malaysians get angry
Philip Bowring
August 10, 2016

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