The debate over a new anti-corruption law in India highlights political dysfunction in New Delhi and distracts from the larger issue of an urgent need for economic reforms.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pledged to press Pakistan on terrorism and tried to ease New Delhi's worries over Afghanistan on her visit to India this week. But a deteriorating U.S.-Pakistan relationship decreases Washington's ability to influence Islamabad on terrorism issues, say experts.
A spate of high-profile scams has weakened India's government and raised concerns among foreign investors. Businesses and civil society say the country needs more effective anti-corruption laws.
On his state visit to India, President Obama won export deals to generate U.S. jobs and supported India's bid for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council, but analysts noted challenges ahead for the strategic partnership.
The so-called BRIC summit of emerging-market powerhouses raises new questions on whether Brazil, Russia, India, and China can overcome internal differences and pursue common goals.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has sought to advance burgeoning strategic ties with India in a high-profile visit. The most substantive outcome of her trip could be new economic links, say some analysts.
A compilation of resources on the impact of the global financial crisis on South Asia.
The terrorists who struck Mumbai, India, in November 2008 represent a new breed of tech-savvy militants. Law-enforcement officials face a challenge in keeping pace.
India-Pakistan tensions rise as New Delhi accuses Pakistan of involvement in last week's Mumbai attacks. Experts fear this might threaten regional stability, and make it difficult to stabilize Afghanistan.
The recent spate of terrorist attacks across Indian cities has highlighted long-simmering tensions inside India's multiethnic society, raising concerns about the country's stability.
The recent violence and revived calls for independence in Indian-administered Kashmir serve as reminders of an unresolved conflict in an increasingly dangerous neighborhood.
After months of deadlock, the U.S.-India nuclear deal has moved to the next stage, but numerous obstacles to the deal's passage remain.
As India emerges as an important global player, its foreign policy seeks to balance the country's growing U.S. ties with national interests.
China and India are commonly portrayed as economic rivals. In fact, experts say, they have much to gain from each other.
India’s growing influence in Afghanistan aims to stabilize a region that has caused sleepless nights in New Delhi.
India has reacted cautiously to Pakistan’s political crisis but there is concern the nuclear-armed neighbors’ rapprochement could be damaged.
India may be facing its worst agricultural crisis ever marked by increasing incidents of farmers’ suicides and declining growth in the sector.
India faces dwindling supplies of potable water, threatening the health of millions of people.
U.S.-India relations may suffer a serious setback if the stumbling nuclear deal collapses.
Campbell evaluates the implications of the Boko Haram insurgency and recommends that the United States support Nigerian efforts to address the drivers of Boko Haram, such as poverty and corruption, and to foster stronger ties with Nigerian civil society.
Koblentz argues that the United States should work with other nuclear-armed states to manage threats to nuclear stability in the near term and establish processes for multilateral arms control efforts over the longer term.
The authors argue that it is essential to begin working now to expand and establish rules and norms governing armed drones, thereby creating standards of behavior that other countries will be more likely to follow.
Maximalist finds lessons in the past that anticipate and clarify our chaotic present, revealing the history of U.S. foreign policy in an unexpected new light. More
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