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A South Asian Catch-22

A South Asian Catch-22

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s visit to India might have made more headlines in Pakistan than in the host country. The visit was treated as a routine exchange of views…

A South Asian Reality

A South Asian reality

South Asia was overtly nuclearised 14 years ago. The region perhaps would have been far better off if the famous words uttered by Robert Oppenheimer after he witnessed the power…

India and the South Caucasus

The South Caucasus region (which comprises Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan) has been receiving the attention of the European Union (EU), Russia, Turkey and Iran, Pakistan and India since the disintegration…

Slim chance of Asian equities rebounding

2022 turned out to be an annus horribilis for Asian equities as an uber-hawkish Fed and unrelenting dollar strength triggered the worst bloodbath in regional stock markets since 2008. Foreign…

The future of Eurasian geopolitics

Powerful forces are inexorably redrawing the Eurasian geopolitical map. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was the latest, but not the only one, of the momentous developments which will have far-reaching repercussions…

Impact of Covid-19 on South Asia

The pandemic, COVID-19, hit most parts of South Asia almost seven months ago. It has had a variable impact on the different countries in the region. The worst hit is…