The South Asia Channel, a collaboration with New America and Johns Hopkins SAIS, features deep analysis of issues concerning Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan, and covers everything from politics to business to culture.
Editor, Peter Bergen
Assistant Editor, David Sterman
The slow fall of the nation state’s monopoly on violence will shape future conflicts.
The Taliban are pressuring exiled diplomats in an attempt to take back Afghanistan’s embassies.
Some are working on resistance. Others, consular services. And all of them must figure out how to keep their embassy’s lights on.
The Chinese foreign minister’s island hopping is the latest sign of contestation over the Indo-Pacific.
Dhaka’s denial of extrajudicial killings is imperiling its relations with Washington and exposing the country’s corrupt police and undemocratic institutions.
From the Taliban’s hold on power to the omicron variant, these stories could have an outsized impact.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s silence on a recent spate of hate speech and violence is deafening.
Decentralizing decision-making can help left-behind regions get back on track.
Boris Johnson has contradictory ideas for his country’s future—and no clear paths for getting there.