Biden to Complete Full Afghanistan Withdrawal by Sept. 11
The move will finally end the United States’ longest war.
India’s Suffering Female Farmers Have the Most to Lose
The country’s rural Dalits are already exploited—and know it can get worse.
Asaduddin Owaisi’s Bid to Redefine Indian Secularism
Muslims need their own nationwide party, he believes. And he’s going to build it.
Biden Faces His First Disasters in Yemen and Afghanistan
Unless it changes tack, the administration is about to make bad situations even worse.
You Say ‘Coup,’ I Say ‘Koo’
India is a warning about unintended consequences for those looking to regulate Big Tech in the United States.
Sanctioning India Would Spoil the Quad
Let India buy its weapons from Moscow. The real strategic threat is Beijing.
A Masterful Account of America’s Doomed Afghanistan Mission
Wesley Morgan’s “The Hardest Place” is embedded reporting at its finest.
Bangladesh’s Long Journey From ‘Basket Case’ to Rising Star
But 50 years after independence, an authoritarian turn casts a shadow over the country’s future.
How Liberal Values Became a Business in Afghanistan
Washington promised to bring liberal democracy to Kabul. It created a bloated and ineffective sector of artificial NGOs instead.
Pakistan’s Geoeconomic Delusions
The country says it wants to pivot from hard power to economic power, but its economy begs to differ.
What’s Behind India’s Second Coronavirus Wave?
Waning immunity, new virus variants—India’s sharp surge could be caused by any number of alarming factors.
In Afghanistan, the Choice Isn’t Withdraw or Endless War
A middle path, with a greater role for India, is still possible—and preferable to either extreme.
The United Nations Turns Up the Heat on Rajapaksa
As Sri Lanka’s human rights record worsens, the world body tries to hold the country accountable for past crimes.
Women Cut Out of the Afghan Peace Process
Two decades of progress are threatened by the Taliban return—and a hasty U.S. exit.
India’s Rich Farmers Are Holding Up Reforms Designed to Help the Poor
Don’t listen to the activists. Millions of Indian farmers will benefit from Modi’s new laws.