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How Russia successfully restored balance to its South Asia...

The historic, special, and privileged Russian-Indian Strategic Partnership (as it’s officially referred to by both Moscow and New...

Indian Ocean is not India’s ocean

The guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones sailing past Lakshadweep Islands April 7 has thrown India’s Sinophobes into conf...

Russia makes a power play in South Asia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (L) and Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi (R) pose for a photo prior to their...

India faces tests from its neighbors

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina prior to a meeting in New Delhi on Oct...

Myanmar parallel parliament raises stakes in fight for eth...

Buddhist monks, left, show support for an opposition group vowing to resist the Feb. 1 coup and rewrite the constitution. R...

The misunderstood history of Pakistan-US relations

Writing about Pakistan-U.S. relations is like composing a piece of literary criticism of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” alwa...

Why did Bangladesh witness anti-Modi protests?

Bangladesh’s golden jubilee celebration plan turned sour as massive protests erupted against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...

China resents US presence in Afghanistan

Unidentified militia group shot down  helicopter with laser weapons in Wardak March 18 killing Afghan military personnel. The &ld...

Bangladesh at 50: how the country has fared since independ...

Boats on the Buriganga river in Dhaka in February. Bangladesh's economy has grown substantially since independence in 1971....

As ties thaw, India and Pakistan must avoid maximalist pos...

Recent developments have raised hope that some progress might soon be made behind the scenes in comparatively – a key qualifier &...

Inside the 'spring revolution' opposing Myanmar's military...

Protesters holding placards with the image of detained Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi sit along a street before a candlel...

India Romances the West

U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi attend a reception at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi on Jan...

Does Biden really want to end the forever wars?

US Marines and Afghan commandos in Afghanistan in 2017   “A decade of war is now ending,” proclaimed the Ame...

How and why is Bangladesh better off than Pakistan today?

At a time when Bangladesh will celebrate 50 years of its separation from Pakistan on March 26, one needs to contemplate why a country &...

Why US senators are upset with Modi govt

By coincidence, the United States brandished the sword of sanctions at two of its allies this week — Germany and India. There are...

Reset of India-Lanka ties in the cards

Adani Group to build container terminal in Colombo In a stunning coincidence, on Monday, the Sri Lankan government issued a Letter...

Why Nepal's current political deadlock is unlikely to end...

Supporters of a faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party take part in a rally celebrating the reinstatement of the parliament by N...

Washington makes a last-ditch effort for peace in Afghanis...

Last week, an Afghan TV channel published a letter from US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani articulat...

New crisis, new opportunity in Myanmar

The global community, led by the U.S., should empower Bangladesh to negotiate a sustainable future for the Rohingya in Myanmar. My...

India, Pakistan on the road to peace

Opportunities missed and opportunities seized in the chronicle of international diplomacy in modern history provide two outstanding ill...

The wild card that will make or break Myanmar's coup

Teachers protest against the military coup on the street of Mandalay on Feb. 28: the junta believes it can ride these protests o...