November 27, 2008
India not only faces evolving threats from Kashmiri militants, but also an increasingly violent Maoist insurgency.
February 22, 2007
China’s anti-satellite test in January drew international condemnation but also piqued interest in some quarters about instituting a space weapons ban.
June 22, 2007
India’s Muslim population, by most measures the world’s second largest after that of Indonesia, has suffered physically and economically at the hands of extremists in the country’s majority.
March 7, 2008
China is dealing with growing signs of social unrest and a budding civil society, but the central government’s power grip leaves little room for democracy.
October 23, 2007
India’s burgeoning economy is placing strains on its inefficient power sector and raising questions about the country’s ability to meet its energy demands.
April 10, 2007
Experts say the United States, overstretched militarily and diplomatically in the Middle East, needs to refocus its Asia-Pacific strategy to reverse a slide in its influence over the region.
December 5, 2006
China is transforming its People’s Liberation Army into a leaner, modernized force, raising U.S. concerns over Beijing’s long-term military goals.
October 30, 2006
Vietnam’s economy is booming as the World Trade Organization prepares to welcome the communist country as a full member after eleven years of accession negotiations.
October 16, 2006
The new prime minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, faces the difficult task of mending frayed relations with China and South Korea. Experts say that Abe has made initial progress, but the North Korea nucle…
May 12, 2006
In a region seen as turning leftward, forging alliances would seem a natural course of events. But Bolivian President Evo Morales’ decision to nationalize the oil and gas industry is exposing tension…