As everyone braces for a bloody summer, the new US administration has shaken up its top military command in Afghanistan. But is the continued focus on the military intervention still too predominant?
Aunohita Mojumdar | Jul 30, 2009
The only way forward
The killing of Nawab Akbar Bugti should be enough to tell the rest of Southasia and the world how Islamabad’s military rulers intend to maintain their grip on the resource-rich and long-suffering province of Balochistan.
Shakeel Iman | Oct 01, 2006
Degree of risk in Afghanistan
Demands by the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan for 'Freedom, Democracy and Social Justice' remain as critical—and contentious—today as they were three decades ago.
Fatima Chowdhury | Jun 27, 2006
Fallout of an Afghan Strike
Mushahid Hussain | Oct 01, 2001
The Dancing Elephant before the American Eagle
C K Lal | Oct 01, 2001
The Tiger’s trap
Shastri Ramachandran | Jun 01, 2000
Long view from new Delhi
Ashok K. Mehta | Jun 01, 2000
Way out with Norway?
DBS Jeyaraj | Mar 01, 2000
The Editors | Nov 01, 1999
Farhan Haq | Oct 01, 1999
In Mizoram, a refugee crisis highlights Mizo tribal affinities and hostility
Shared Zo identity has Mizos extending hospitality to Chin and Kuki-Chin refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh. More remarkable is that Chakmas, mistreated by the Mizo majority in Mizoram, have welcomed Kuki-Chin refugees too
The political fallout of violence in Manipur, Bangladesh’s economic crisis, the crackdown on PTI supporters and more
May - Updates and analysis from around the region
In ‘Agra’, a grim portrait of the repressed Indian man
Director Kanu Behl’s Hindi feature film examines the sexual obsession and frustration of men, mental health and the transactional nature of human relationships in a patriarchal society where space is in short supply
When neoliberalism came to the Indian farm
With a focus on agricultural policy since the 1990s, 'Distress in the Fields' demonstrates how neoliberal interventions sowed the seeds of the crisis faced by farmers today