India’s Green Revolution Sowed the Seeds of Today’s Meltdown
Farmers are protesting against more than Modi’s agricultural laws. They’ll keep going until he understands that.
Biden Has a Plan to Not Break Afghanistan
New details are trickling out about how the United States is preparing to withdraw its troops without leaving chaos behind.
To Get to the Negotiating Table, India and Pakistan Had Help
Outside parties may have pushed the two sides toward a cease-fire. To keep the peace, they’ll need continued support.
Chinese Belt and Road Investment Isn’t All Bad—or Good
As Sri Lanka shows, when it comes to Chinese debt, small states have agency and great powers have responsibilities.
War Is Over Between India and Pakistan—for Now
A new cease-fire at the Line of Control must avoid problems that have derailed past attempts at peace.
The Last Fishermen of Kashmir
Once teeming lakes are fast disappearing and with them, a lucrative career for tens of thousands of people in the region.
In Kolkata, Only a Few Lions Are Still Dancing
A 2-century-old Indian Chinese community is threatened by tensions between the two countries.
Doctors Struggle to Convince Pakistanis to Get Their Vaccine Shot
The country has too few shots, a stubborn public, and little experience—but the program may still work.
Did India Just Win at the Line of Actual Control?
Beijing and New Delhi may be disengaging in the Pangong Tso lake region, but their divisions are more fraught than ever.
‘This is the Darkest Moment’: Afghans Flee a Crumbling Country
The educated middle classes that were meant to be the foundation of a new Afghanistan are tired of terror, insecurity, and the return of the Taliban.
How Did India Manage to Build an Advanced Fighter Jet Like the Tejas?
When it comes to sensitive industries like defense, democracy and the rule of law do matter.
The United States and China Are Fighting Over the Dalai Lama’s Reincarnation Plans
The Chinese Communist Party claims ultimate control over Tibetan souls.
How Not to Leave Afghanistan
Congress has issued a report on the longest war in U.S. history. Here’s hoping Biden ignores it.
Internet Shutdowns Leave Indians Struggling With Everyday Life
Cutting cables has become the Modi government’s favorite tool.
Should Biden Ditch All of Trump’s Policies?
From Afghanistan to China, the new administration seems likely to hold on to some ideas from the previous one.
Women Athletes Subjected to ‘Sex Testing’ are Faced With Impossible Choices
The cases of Caster Semenya and Dutee Chand shed light on the invasive medical procedures endured by intersex athletes around the world.