Regions: South and Central Asia

The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

'Privileged' Mar-a-Lago tranche include Trump legal docs, discussion on pardons

An inadvertently shared log of potentially privileged materials taken from former President Trump’s Florida home includes details of his calls as president, analyses of who should receive pardons, and heaps…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

Russia's trajectory of hate: A big war against the West coming

Newsflash to Elon Musk: Russia will not stop its aggression over his proposed cease fire in Ukraine — not because of Kyiv’s rejection of Musk’s initiative, but because Vladimir Putin…

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United Nations (UN) Africa | October 5, 2022

Guterres says Central African Republic must ‘spare no effort’ to help bring killers of UN peacekeepers to justice

The UN Secretary-General has expressed his deep sadness over the death of three peacekeepers from Bangladesh who were killed on Monday in the Central African Republic (CAR), following a roadside…

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Nikkei Asia | October 5, 2022

Apple asks suppliers to shift AirPods, Beats production to India

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Australian Institute for International Affairs (AIIA) | October 5, 2022

Russia’s Faltering Promises to Post-Soviet States

Russia's Faltering Promises to Post-Soviet States 05 October 2022 Consumed by the war in Ukraine, Russia isn’t holding up a collective defence bargain for Central Asia and the Caucasus. The…

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Nikkei Asia | October 5, 2022

JPMorgan declines to add India to widely followed bond index

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

How the US might respond to a Russian nuclear attack in Ukraine

As concerns grow over Russian President Vladimir Putin’s nuclear saber-rattling amid continued losses in Ukraine, what a U.S. response would look like has become an increasingly urgent question.  U.S. officials…

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US Dept of Defense, Releases | October 5, 2022

Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Meeting With Pakistan Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III hosted General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff, at the Pentagon during the 75th anniversary of relations between the United States…

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Mercatus Center | October 4, 2022

Ideas of India: The Development-Biodiversity Tradeoff in India | Ideas of India

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The Hill, Columnists | October 4, 2022

The climate crisis is here: Are we ready?

In Florida, Hurricane Ian ripped homes from their foundations, mangled boat docks and left at least 2.6 million people without power. Floridians shared pictures of flamingos sheltering from the storm…

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United Nations (UN) Top Stories | October 4, 2022

Pakistan: To avert ‘second wave of death’, UN raises funding appeal to $816 million

Battling what the top UN aid official in Pakistan has warned is a “second wave of death and destruction”, following catastrophic flooding since June that left a third of the…

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War on the Rocks | October 4, 2022

The Chicago East India Company

My sole unequivocally proud memory of America’s post-9/11 wars occurred in Bossaso — a city in Somalia’s Puntland region that hosts a mid-sized United Nations humanitarian, development, and political presence.…

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Nikkei Asia | October 3, 2022

India's push for solar water pumps a gold mine for Fuji Electric

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Nikkei Asia | October 3, 2022

Pakistan ex-PM Khan feels squeeze from TV, YouTube, VPN curbs

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Nikkei Asia | October 3, 2022

Asia's ticking debt bomb: Sri Lanka crisis sounds alarm bells across region

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Hoover Institution | October 2, 2022

Articles On: Belt and Road Initiative, Pakistan, and Pacific Islands

Articles On: Belt and Road Initiative, Pakistan, and Pacific Islands LeAnn Sun, 10/02/2022 - 04:00 Xi looks again at Belt and Road Initiative’s ‘debt diplomacy trap’ by Richard Lloyd Parry…

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Nikkei Asia | October 2, 2022

Modi chips away at India's colonial relics as critics doubt motives

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Nikkei Asia | October 1, 2022

Carbon-negative Bhutan offers lessons on fighting climate change

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Foreign Affairs | October 1, 2022

China Has Lost India

Beijing’s aggression pushed New Delhi to the west.

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International Crisis Group (ICG) | September 30, 2022

The U.S. and the Taliban after the Killing of al-Qaeda Leader Ayman al-Zawahiri

This week on Hold Your Fire! Richard Atwood speaks with Crisis Group’s Asia Director Laurel Miller about U.S. policy in Afghanistan, the Taliban’s foreign relations and what the killing of…

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United Nations (UN) Asia Pacific | September 30, 2022

Afghanistan: UN condemns ‘callous’ suicide attack on education centre

The UN has condemned a suicide bombing in the Afghan capital Kabul which has left more than 20 dead, according to latest news reports, many of them young women who…

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Australian Institute for International Affairs (AIIA) | September 30, 2022

Myanmar – a personal history

Myanmar – a personal history 30 September 2022 Myanmar and its history, culture and people were the subject of a talk at AIIA NSW by Peter Church on 27th September.…

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Australian Institute for International Affairs (AIIA) | September 30, 2022

The Impact of Climate Change on Gender Inequality in Bangladesh

The Impact of Climate Change on Gender Inequality in Bangladesh 30 September 2022 Bangladesh, a riverine delta land, is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change. Climate disasters…

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Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), General | September 29, 2022

Let’s brain-drain Russia

September has not been a good month for Vladimir Putin. It opened with a Ukrainian offensive which broke Russian defences near the eastern city of Kharkov and retook 2500 square…

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Cato Institute | September 29, 2022

Is Saudi Arabia Coming out of Exile?

Doug Bandow Anyone who was anyone attended the funeral of Queen Elizabeth. Except Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. His frail father was invited. Not known is whether the invitation…

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