India’s Pandemic Disaster Has Finally Slowed Modi’s Unstoppable Rise
The populist leader is blaming everyone but himself. Voters aren’t buying it.
How to Boost the United States’ Most Important Partnership
Biden’s first 100 days show India is a crucial part of the new administration’s foreign policy.
Mourning in India
Thanks to social media, grief has become collective—even as the pandemic has made it a lonely affair.
Forget Trump. Facebook Should Go After Modi.
Around the world, super influencers have used social media to sow chaos. Facebook’s “Supreme Court” should consider them too.
COVID-19 Is India’s Great Leveler
The coronavirus pandemic has flattened the country’s social order and turned its political divisions upside down.
China Is Building Entire Villages in Another Country’s Territory
Since 2015, a previously unnoticed network of roads, buildings, and military outposts has been constructed deep in a sacred valley in Bhutan.
Can Imran Khan Change the Course of Saudi-Pakistani Relations?
Pakistan and Saudi Arabia’s relationship is walking a fine line.
As Modi’s BJP Stalls, Can the Congress Party Rev Up?
Last week’s elections showed the Hindu nationalist party isn’t invincible, but the opposition will need to change tactics if it wants to stage a comeback.
Can Biden’s Vaccine Patent Waiver End the Pandemic?
Health experts laud a big step forward—but try explaining that to Indian or Brazilian hospitals in a deadly race against time.
Afghan Women’s Problems Don’t End With the Taliban
A new U.S. intelligence assessment suggests women’s rights in Afghanistan face threats even without a Taliban takeover.
The End of Modi’s Global Dreams
India’s prime minister advanced a muscular foreign policy, but his mishandling of the pandemic is an embarrassing step back.
The Global Gag Rule’s Long Shadow in Pakistan
Biden repealed major restrictions on U.S. foreign assistance, but anti-abortion ideology still limits crucial reproductive care in the places that need it most.
For Indians Abroad, Talk of Home Is Terrifying
Watching a catastrophe unfold from afar has left India’s diaspora feeling angry and helpless.
Modi Fiddles While India Burns
What’s unfolding in India is a devastating carnage precipitated by its self-enamored leader.
America, the Afghan Tragedy, and the Subcontinent
Four decades of U.S. involvement in Afghanistan have left South Asia transformed—and on the cusp of a realignment.