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South Asian Brief

Social distancing is a privilege

Welcome to South Asia Brief. This week, we focus on the coronavirus crisis once again, exploring how various countries are imposin...

Countries are locking down. But is it too late?

Welcome to South Asia Brief, a weekly look at the most important news from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pak...

South Asia’s Biggest Test

Welcome to weekly South Asia Brief. The highlights this week: Nations brace for the community spread of the coronavirus, Sri Lanka cons...

South Asia can’t avoid the coronavirus

2020 was already going badly for most South Asian countries. Growth was slowing across the region, Afghanistan was mired in political u...

Delhi’s violence could presage something far worse

Security personnel stand guard outside of a burned mosque following communal violence in New Delhi on Feb. 28. Will Delhi’s...

Two Images, Two Indias

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. On Tuesday, New Delhi presented a tale of two cities. One set of images broadcast...

Trump’s India visit is mostly about optics

TRUMP’S VISIT: U.S. President Donald Trump lands in New Delhi early next week to meet his Indian counterpart, Prime Minister Nare...

Does Modi’s election loss in Delhi matter?

Modi’s party suffers an electoral loss: The AamAadmi, or “Common Man,” Party (AAP) will return to power in the...

Trade together, Sneeze together?

China and Pakistan have long described their close diplomatic and economic relationship in poetic terms. In 2010, former Pakistani Pr...

South Asia Braces for Wuhan Virus

Welcome to weekly South Asia Brief. The highlights this week: Sri Lanka and Nepal report cases of the Wuhan coronavirus, the U.S. milit...

South Asia’s leaders head to Davos

Welcome to weekly South Asia Brief. The highlights this week: The Pakistani and Afghan heads of state lead regional delegations at...

The worls’s richest person goes to india

Welcome to weekly South Asia Brief. The highlights this week: India hits Amazon and Walmart with an antitrust case, a Pa...

Campus mob violence leads to fresh national protests in In...

Welcome to weekly South Asia Brief. The highlights this week: An attack on a New Delhi university campus fuels nationwide protests in I...

SOUTH ASIA BRIEF

As 2020  we wanted to take a look back at the year gone by. Here, we examine the region’s performance on a range of indicato...

Myanmar’s civilian government hints at radical military re...

Myanmar’s State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Myanmar’s civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has pointed an accusing fi...