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
Mobs roamed New Delhi’s streets as Trump and Modi talked, but the partnership remains robust.
The Taliban gloat as Afghanistan’s chief executive refuses to accept the election outcome and vows to form his own “inclusive government.”
The U.S. president departs New Delhi without delivering on an “incredible” trade deal despite years of high-level negotiations.
Many Indians lack the documents needed to prove citizenship—and Muslims are in the firing line.
Economic models often fail to account for hidden assumptions. Ignoring the importance of trust and belonging in society may be hurting New Delhi more than policymakers understand.
Pompeo's plan to make peace with the resurgent Taliban is a sad reminder of all that went wrong in Afghanistan—and how it could have been otherwise.
How Swat Valley went from basket case to on the mend.
Communism and democratic socialism won’t heal today’s political divisions. But social democracy—which helped ward off extremism following World War II—could.
Capitalism is still the best way to handle risk and boost innovation and productivity.
Global warming could launch socialists to unprecedented power—and expose their movement’s deepest contradictions.
Fragments of the wall have become museum pieces. But with the rise of extremist parties in Germany, the debate over the barrier’s legacy is anything but history.