geopolitics

Afghanistan: graveyard of development?

On the country’s fraught histories of international development.

| Aug 31, 2021

China’s Indian Ocean?

What the simplistic narratives on China’s advances in the Indian Ocean miss.

| May 12, 2020

Nuclear dangers of the naval kind

Southasia needs to pay attention to the increased risk of a nuclearised ocean

Through the looking glass

Can international media cover the Maldives without invoking China or India?

| Sep 26, 2018

Back to Southasia?

Instead of an arena for a ‘zero-sum’ India-Pakistan game, post-2014 Afghanistan may actually provide a stimulus for increased regional cooperation.

| Mar 15, 2014

Through the Khyber, once more

This historic passage is again becoming dangerous – though this is nothing new.

| Mar 12, 2009

THE STILWELL ROAD: STRAIGHT AHEAD?

Here's a land route that would not only open up the possibilities for India's Northeast to trade and interact with its eastern neighbours, but as an overland link would also work to cement relationships between …

| Sep 01, 2005

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Dengue is endemic in Bangladesh but the current outbreak is unusual in its scale and seasonality. Many experts have linked the surge in dengue cases with extreme climate events

China courts influence in Sri Lanka via the Buddhist clergy

Beijing needs new allies now that the Rajapaksas are reeling, but the enmeshing of politics and religion in Sri Lanka is always cause for concern

Rebound or relapse: Debt restructuring in a time of crisis

A crossborder discussion on economic precarity and the impacts of ongoing debt restructuring processes and negotiations with the IMF in Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh.