India à la Modi
India à la Modi
Modi Defies His Critics After Bullish Growth Forecast

India’s surprisingly upbeat growth forecast after the controversial cash ban gives Modi a winning line against his opponents.

India à la Modi
Modi’s Weak Reforms

The PM is declaring success, but very few of Modi’s reforms have made it through congress, and those that have are pretty weak.

India à la Modi
Economic Troubles Pressure Modi

Education, electricity, and housing costs have risen substantially over the past two years.

India à la Modi
Bollywood Star Decries “Growing Intolerance” in India

That one of Bollywood’s top stars (most of whom are Muslim) is taking on Modi’s Hindutva movement brings India’s messy identity politics into some focus.

India à la Modi
India’s BJP Insults the Neighbors

India’s BJP and its candidates are campaigning on sticking it to foreign countries like Pakistan and China.

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Hugging the News Cycle

With the Iraqi government’s move to retake Kirkuk, it’s time for the U.S. to start planning for just how bad things could get.

Counting Carbon

The EIA projects US energy-related greenhouse gas emissions will continue to fall this year.

European Disunion

In forcing Catalonia to clarify its intentions on independence, Madrid is chipping away at the separatists’ facade of unity.

Development and Its Discontents

A new data dive offers mixed evidence, confirming some prevailing narratives and confounding others.

Echo Chamber Redux

Americans deserve in-depth commentary and analysis about the merits and faults of the Iran nuclear deal. They are not getting it.

Spy Games

Another disturbing chapter in the Obama-era spy wars.

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