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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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Blue Civil War

Keep an eye on whether and how the intra-Democratic fight over scarce resources shakes up politics in the Golden State.

Pipeline Politics

Keystone XL and DAPL never had much relationship with environmental health and safety.

Media Myopia

A new study casts doubt on the idea that the false stories peddled on the internet actually meaningfully moved the voting public.

RIP TPP?

With the U.S. out of TPP, the Pacific’s major powers are making their opening pitches on how a trade deal could be salvaged.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

The myth of the “shovel-ready” project persists.

Intel Wars

There doesn’t appear to be much to the so-called Flynn Probe itself, but it hints to a deeply dysfunctional dynamic existing between the intelligence community and the new Trump Administration.

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