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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.

India Ascendant?
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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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Asia's Game of Thrones

As Duterte continues to slam the U.S. and look to China, Japan is caught in an awkward position.


By snubbing nuclear power, Berlin has consigned itself to decades of coal dependence.

The European Immigration Crisis

There is nothing so permanent as a temporary measure.

Miracles Can Happen

It’s probably not a model for the country (as some analysts would have it), but it shows that compromise is possible when all parties involved are committed to finding a practical solution.

Putin on a show?

Russia’s advantage in Syria is a matter of political will, not technical capability.

Higher Education Watch

Colleges make resident assistants “mandatory reporters” for potential Title IX violations.

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