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SOUTH ASIAN BRIEF

In flooded Pakistan, it’s politics as usual

Welcome to  South Asia Brief. The highlights this week: Pakistan needs more than just international aid to address its...

Assembly, South Asia focuses on the climate crisis

Welcome to  South Asia Brief. The highlights this week: South Asian leaders arrive in New York for the annual United Nat...

Pakistan’s flood crisis could become a food crisis

Welcome to  South Asia Brief. The highlights this week: Pakistan’s ongoing flood crisis could intensify food inse...

How Bad Governance Exacerbated Pakistan’s Flooding

People take refuge in tents after heavy monsoon rains in Dera Allah Yar, Pakistan on Sept. 1. FIDA HUSSAIN/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES...

Is Pakistan’s new government on shaky ground?

Political activists shout slogans outside a polling station during the Punjab province by-election in Lahore, Pakistan, on July 17.&n...

Another quad rises

U.S. President Joe Biden and Israel’s caretaker Prime Minister Yair Lapid take part in a virtual meeting with leaders of the I2...

Why twitter is taking India to court

  Indian youth look at their phones in Mumbai on Nov. 10, 2019. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES Welcome to Sout...

Domestic politics dent its diplomacy?

Supporters of Pakistan's Islamic and political Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) party shout anti-India slogans during a demonstration in Kara...

Is Biden building a broader south asia policy?

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets Bangladeshi Foreign Minister A.K. Abdul Momen at the U.S. State Department in Washington...

Why India Just Limited Wheat Exports

Workers load sacks of wheat on a freight train at Chawa Pail railway station in Khanna, India, on May 19. SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP V...

Can Modi overcome India’s Ukraine stance?

Welcome to South Asia Brief. The highlights this week: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inks new deals in a trip to Europ...

South asia’s record-breaking heat wave isn’t over yet

Men rest by the riverside on a hot day in Allahabad, India, on April 28. SANJAY KANOJIA/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES Welcome to South...

Political Crisis Heightens U.S.-Pakistan Tensions

Security personnel walk past a banner featuring Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan near the Parliament House building in Islamabad...

The Taliban hard-liners are winning

Welcome to South Asia Brief. The highlights this week: Taliban hard-liners make a power play, Russia’s foreign mi...

Imran Khan faces his biggest political test yet

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan watches the Pakistan Day parade in Islamabad on March 23. GHULAM RASOOL/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGE...

The missile crisis that wasn’t

Pakistani military helicopters fly past a vehicle carrying a long-range ballistic missile during a military parade on Pakistan's Nati...

Oil price surge will hit South Asia hard

A worker stacks oil barrels at a filling station in n Chennai, India, on Feb. 24. ARUN SANKAR/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES Welcome to...

The Uttar Pradesh elections are a referendum on BJP rule

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Yogi Adityanath waves to supporters from atop a truck during camp...

What the Russia-Ukraine crisis means for South Asia

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan takes part in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin Wall in...

Lata Mangeshkar was a south asian icon

Welcome to South Asia Brief. The highlights this week: South Asia mourns the loss of Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar, voting...

India’s economy could loom large in state elections

A pedestrian watches a digital screen relaying the budget speech by Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on the facade of the B...