Narendra Modi Should Calm Tensions in Kashmir Rather Than Inflame Them
India and the United States must pressure Pakistan to stop sponsoring terrorism, but New Delhi could do much more to quell the anger fueling unrest in Kashmir.
India’s Afghan Dilemma Is Tougher Than Ever
As the United States contemplates leaving, New Delhi quietly reaches out to the Taliban.
Pakistan Has No More Excuses for Supporting Terrorism
A murderous attack in Kashmir rocks relationships throughout Asia.
Iran’s Economy Is Crumbling, but Collapse Is a Long Way Off
Things will only get worse under Trump’s sanctions, but China, India, and other countries are still defiantly buying oil.
Show Me the Money, India
The Congress Party’s newest campaigner may not actually contest elections, but she will likely narrow a funding gap in a country where winning votes costs serious money.
Bangladesh Is Booming. Don’t Believe the Negative Hype.
Sumit Ganguly's recent FP article branded Bangladesh's election a debacle. Dhaka's ambassador to the United States begs to differ.
The Coming Fight for the Dalai Lama’s Soul
Beijing’s Buddhist diplomacy depends on controlling the Tibetan leader’s next reincarnation.
A New U.S. Immigration Law Would Hurt Iranians the Most
H.R. 392 will help skilled immigrants from India jump the green-card queue—at the expense of everyone else.
The 1 Percent Keep Their Friends Close
When politicians dance at billionaires' weddings, they're sending all the wrong messages.
How the India-Pakistan Conflict Leaves Great Powers Powerless
The U.S. helped prevent war in 2008. Those days are gone.
Let Them Eat Statues
Narendra Modi is building multimillion-dollar monuments while India's poorest citizens die of hunger and preventable diseases.
India and Pakistan Aren’t Ready for Another Terrorist Crisis
Neither state has fixed the problems behind the Mumbai attacks a decade ago.
The Not-So-Lost Tribe
The Sentinelese have been coping with outsiders since long before they killed the American missionary John Chau.
For South Sudan, It’s Not So Easy to Declare Independence From Arabic
When the world’s newest country broke away from Khartoum, it discarded Sudan’s main official language, too. But casting aside the oppressor’s tongue did not heal the country’s divisions.
Afghanistan’s Rivers Could Be India’s Next Weapon Against Pakistan
New Delhi is funding an ambitious dam near Kabul that could reduce water flow to its rival downstream. The project might spark the world’s next conflict.
The Quad Is Not Enough
Trump has revived a four-way security dialogue among the United States, India, Australia, and Japan, but if it's going to make China pay attention, it will need some new members.
A 2013 Law Helped Make India’s #MeToo Possible
But will it be enough for the movement to accomplish its goals?
India’s Sleeping Tech Giants Are About to Awaken
A weak rupee could be just the push the Big Five need.
India’s #MeToo Moment Came Late, but It Will Be Transformative
The rage that animated protests against sexual violence in 2012 has returned, and Indian women are fearlessly speaking out against powerful perpetrators.