The outcome of the election in the Maldives, which ousted the authoritarian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, allows the country to focus on rebuilding its democratic institutions and its relationship with India.
A new public opinion poll shows that Bangladesh’s citizens are losing confidence in democratic institutions. The forthcoming election is an opportunity to renew the public’s faith in the democratic process.
On Pakistan's seventy-first independence day, the country faces an economic crisis and a terrorism crisis. Whether prime minister–designate Imran Khan can deliver on his promise of a “naya Pakistan” hinges on whether he can address each.