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India Ascendant?
India Ascendant?
India Moves to Upgrade Air Capabilities

In the face of new and expected threats from China and Pakistan, India needs improved capabilities.

India Ascendant?
In Pakistan, India Goes Up Against China, Too

India finds a way to kill two birds with one stone.

India Ascendant?
Vietnam à la Modi

India is throwing its geopolitical weight around more and more in Asia.

India Ascendant?
Concerned about China, India Moves to Secure Its Backyard

India has watched with trepidation as China has built a network of dual-use civilian and military sites in the Indian Ocean.

India Ascendant?
U.S. and India Discuss Joint South China Sea Patrols

This would be a very big deal.

India Ascendant?
Silicon Valley Eyes India

Blocked in China, Silicon Valley’s internet giants are getting hot on India.

India Ascendant?
A Bittersweet Meeting Between Xi and Modi

Xi is in India to meet with Modi, and the two have sealed some massive economic deals, with even more expected to be on the way. At the same time, things are only getting worse for their geopolitical rivalry over a half century-old border dispute and China’s maritime expansionism. For the time being, the world’s two most populous countries will continue to have a paradoxical diplomatic relationship: Economically sweet, and politically sour.

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Narendra Modi’s Path Forward

If Narendra Modi’s landslide victory was in large measure due to the failure of the preceding Singh government, he now faces a big challenge and a huge opportunity. Here’s how he might proceed on both the economic and foreign policy fronts.

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Duterte Harry

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seems to be tightening his grip over the Senate, sidelining rivals opposed to his drug war.

Fuzzy Math

Riyadh says Saudi Aramco is worth $2 trillion. Analysts say it’s worth as little as $400 billion. Who’s right?

Dutch Election Watch

Whatever the outcome of the Dutch elections, Geert van Wilders has already shifted the public discourse, leading mainstream politicians to tack to the right on the EU and migration.

unions versus the public

The purple state push for public sector union reform is a good thing for taxpayers and quality of governance.

No Left Left

Your’s children’s socialism won’t look much like your grandparents’ socialism.

Things Fall Apart

What this means for the running of the Nigerian government and the health of Christian-Muslim politics in West Africa’s regional power remains to be seen, but it certainly doesn’t bode well.

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