In India, Still Unfurling the Rainbow Flag
New Delhi may have decriminalized homosexuality on the books. Now it needs to destigmatize it in people’s minds.
India’s Aging Guerrillas Still Believe in the Struggle
As India’s police conjure up the specter of urban Maoist terror, the real insurgency remains deep in the jungle.
America Shouldn’t Miss Its Chance With India
Trump's neglected a vital relationship—but it's not too late to make things right.
Don’t Buy the Panic About the Rupee’s Fall
A cheaper currency will help rebalance India’s massive trade deficit.
India Is Getting Cold Feet About Trump’s America
Harsh rhetoric and trade wars have tarnished a once-promising relationship.
Washington Warns of Sanctioning India Over Russian Missile System
The world’s two largest democracies have a burgeoning defense relationship. Moscow could play spoiler.
Malaysia Can’t Decide if Zakir Naik Is a Preacher or a Terrorist
The fiery Muslim teacher is wanted back home in India, but Malaysia won’t give him up.
Hollywood Has No Time for Crazy Poor Asians
Asian-American politics don't translate on screen into sensitivity to Singapore's real issues.
India’s Hindu Nationalists Still Feed Off Partition’s Wounds
Assam's citizenship crisis is the latest legacy of a division that made nations.
American Retirees Are a National Security Threat
Foreigners are eyeing senior citizens’ stock portfolios, and the United States needs to start protecting itself.
Imran Khan’s Shine Won’t Last as Pakistan’s Prime Minister
As an athlete, Khan was universally loved. As a politician, he's deeply polarizing.
Imran Khan Can’t Fix Pakistan’s Foreign Policy
The fiery electoral front-runner will be hemmed in on all sides if he wins.
Sex Is India’s Last Colonial Burden
India’s Supreme Court is finally ditching antiquated laws on gay sex.
India Is the Weakest Link in the Quad
The four-nation mechanism was set up to contain Chinese maritime expansionism, but New Delhi is having second thoughts.
Facing the Future of Work
FP’s editor in chief introduces our July issue on how to adapt to robots, AI, trade wars, and an aging world.
Books in Brief: The Latest Reads on the Financial Crisis, the Rwandan Genocide, and What It Means to Be a Nation
Also: Works on India’s rise, the history of U.S. trade politics, and social media’s role in modern conflicts.
India’s Secularists Have an Authoritarianism Problem
Indians are increasingly forced to choose between Hindu nationalism and egalitarian dictatorship.
Motherhood Is Kicking Indian Women Out of Work
A new act gives more maternity leave — and reinforces the same old patriarchal values.
False Dawn in Afghanistan?
A temporary Taliban truce, despite the opportunity it presents, doesn’t mean peace is about to break out anytime soon.