India and South Asia

Trump, Modi and their Religious Right

Much divides Donald J Trump and Narendra Modi, but there are similarities between the two leaders and their politics beyond their shared fondness for Twitter. Read More

Regional wrap

There are certain world events that mark a before and after for how we regard some phenomena. Far-right extremism and mass shootings weren’t on the… Read More

Regional wrap

Intellectual discourse during the last fortnight focused heavily on the events and outcomes of the preceding one; several questions remain unanswered in the aftermath of… Read More

The impact of the Kashmir crisis on the Indian election

These words, spoken by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a visit to Ahmedabad this week, show clear parallels to a famous … Read More

Towards women, peace and security in 2020 and beyond

International Women’s Day 2019 provides the opportunity to reflect on and engage in what has been achieved in the Women, Peace and Security agenda. While… Read More

Regional wrap

The events of the last fortnight will continue to be talked about and debated for decades to come. It will be remembered as the fortnight… Read More

Valentines Day bombing response needs to have long-lasting effect

The brazen and cowardly Valentine’s Day suicide attack by the Pakistan-based, UN-designated terrorist group Jaish-e-Muhammad that killed 41 members of the paramilitary Central Reserve… Read More

India builds up its north east in the face of China’s claims on ‘South Tibet’

The Indian government is ploughing ahead with its plans to develop the country’s north east, including the state of Arunachal Pradesh, which China claims as… Read More

AI in Asia: Challenges and opportunities

In today’s information age, artificial intelligence has made a name for itself as a futuristic agent that will take away jobs and leave the planet… Read More

Pulwama terrorist attack: Modi under pressure

The Pulwama attack was clearly calibrated to pile pressure on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the run-up to the general election to be held in… Read More