No One Has Ever Completed a Term as Pakistan’s PM
A checkered democratic history, from 1947 to the present day.
Sex Is India’s Last Colonial Burden
India’s Supreme Court is finally ditching antiquated laws on gay sex.
No Matter Who Wins Pakistan’s Vote, the Nation Loses
The military thinks elections give it a facade to rule from above. But that plan keeps backfiring.
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.
India Is the Latest Front in Trump’s Endless Trade War
Modi’s soft approach is getting nowhere with a hard-line Washington.
Caught on Camera: India’s Broken Media
What a sting operation reveals about press freedom in the world’s largest democracy.
Is Abdulla Yameen Handing Over the Maldives to China?
The island nation is on the verge of conceding its sovereignty.
Tillerson’s Exit Could Doom the Iran Nuclear Deal
The accord's survival was already tenuous. But after Trump's Cabinet shakeup, it's likely to end.
Are Americans as ‘Ugly’ as Ever?
"The Ugly American" remains relevant, 60 years after it changed the way the United States saw itself in the world.
Tillerson’s Views on India Defy Trump’s Incoherent Foreign Policy
Ahead of his trip to Delhi, the secretary of state articulated a clear vision for the U.S. relationship with India. Let’s hope it was not an anomaly.
Tillerson Open to Peace Talks With ‘Moderate’ Taliban
The U.S. secretary of state reopened the offer during a surprise visit to Afghanistan.
Despite Risks, Trump Administration Moves Forward With Afghanistan Mining Plan
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says the mining industry is key to Kabul’s future.
Trump Administration Threatens to Cut Aid to Pakistan. Does It Matter?
U.S. aid to Pakistan was falling even before the president’s speech
Inside Trump’s Tortured Search for a Winning Strategy in Afghanistan
Can Trump close the deal in Afghanistan?
Trump’s Likely Pick for India Ambassador Actually Knows a Lot About India
Kenneth Juster’s diplomatic background may help reassure jittery allies ahead of the first Trump-Modi summit.
Here’s How Trump Can Win America’s Longest War
Trump could succeed where his predecessors haven't: in Afghanistan.
ISIS Fighters Disguised As Doctors Attack Kabul Hospital, Kill Dozens
A top U.S. military commander called the attack 'an unspeakable crime.'
Scathing Government Watchdog Report Details Bleak Outlook on Afghanistan
A warning to President Trump not to mismanage Afghanistan.
Pakistan Needs a Dose of Trump’s Madman Diplomacy
The next president’s erratic blustering might be just crazy enough to work in Islamabad.
Mike Flynn’s Pakistan Problem
The incoming national security advisor allegedly shared classified intel with Pakistan’s notoriously compromised security services. What does that mean for Trump's "AfPak" policy?