Regions: South and Central Asia

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) | July 1, 2022

The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework Is Launched—Sort Of

By Claude Barfield As noted in my latest piece, on May 23, 2022, in Tokyo, President Biden kicked off a process leading to a future US-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF).…

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Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB) | July 1, 2022

¿Cómo reformar el comercio internacional para garantizar el acceso universal a los alimentos?

Rusia y Ucrania juegan un rol estratégico en los mercados mundiales de productos básicos, y especialmente en la exportación de trigo. El impacto de la guerra entre estos dos países…

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Nikkei Asia | July 1, 2022

Pakistan must learn to cut military spending

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Nikkei Asia | July 1, 2022

LGBT+ in Afghanistan live in fear of Taliban crackdown

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Nikkei Asia | July 1, 2022

Mukesh Ambani targets harmonious handover at India's Reliance

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The Hill, Columnists | July 1, 2022

Boebert, court decisions ignite debate over church and state

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Observer Research Foundation (ORF) | June 30, 2022

The G7 is one part of India’s pursuit of a multipolar world

At a time when the world order is intensely polarised, India remains one of the few nations which can engage with both the G-7 and BRICS in a matter of…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 30, 2022

Why it is the best of times and the worst of times for religious freedom

It is often said that a picture is worth a thousand words, but there are some pictures where words do not suffice. Take as an example the cache of photos…

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Breaking Defense | June 30, 2022

The last thing the Navy needs is another congressional panel

The aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65), left, the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6), the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Nitze (DDG 94), and…

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Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), General | June 30, 2022

Steel tariffs: “pork barrel politics” in action?

In his 2020 “Greenwich Speech”, Boris Johnson opined: “We are re-emerging after decades of hibernation as a campaigner for global free trade. And frankly it is not a moment too…

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Nikkei Asia | June 30, 2022

IMF sees 'progress' in Sri Lanka as visit ends, fuel crisis deepens

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Observer Research Foundation (ORF) | June 30, 2022

The Albanese Government and the Future of India-Australia Relations

This discussion will start at 6:00 p.m. IST. Link to the broadcast will be made available here. As Anthony Albanese is sworn in as Australia’s 31st Prime Minister, what will…

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Nikkei Asia | June 30, 2022

Nepal's 'kind, caring' millennials boost aging Japan's labor force

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War on the Rocks | June 30, 2022

Helping the Leadership Lead

The U.S. military suffered more than 20,000 casualties in Afghanistan. Then America went home, leaving behind a tattered country with an uncertain future. The victims of this war were left…

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Nikkei Asia | June 30, 2022

Nepal emerges as exporter of 'kind and caring' labor to aging Japan

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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace | June 30, 2022

Sri Lanka's Crisis and the Power of Citizen Mobilization

Sri Lanka's momentous protests toppled an unpopular leader and could be a sign of more change to come, though the path forward will not be easy.

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Observer Research Foundation (ORF) | June 30, 2022

Straddling cooperation and challenges at BRICS

India placed on the agenda the need for strengthening civil society organisations and think-tanks The post Straddling cooperation and challenges at BRICS appeared first on ORF.

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Observer Research Foundation (ORF) | June 30, 2022

India-U.S. Relations: Priorities in the Next Decade

Executive Summary The India–United States (US) partnership—pivotal in maintaining international security and order—could yet be the defining one for this century. The US is India’s most comprehensive strategic partner, and…

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Governance | June 30, 2022

Using Afghanistan's Frozen Funds to Pay 9/11 Families Could Backfire

Jun 17, 2022 Charli Carpenter comments on  U.S. President Joe Biden's executive order, issued in February 2022, releasing $7 billion in frozen, U.S.-held Afghan central bank reserves. It has been proposed…

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Nikkei Asia | June 29, 2022

India's eyewear retailer Lenskart to buy Japanese peer Owndays

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The Hill, Finance | June 29, 2022

Why the global inflation problem is bigger than US politics

Inflation may be the focus of a midterm cycle political blame game, but economists caution the problem — and the most effective solutions — are global.  Rising prices were a…

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Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC) | June 29, 2022

TRAFIG Synthesis Report Understand the needs of displaced people and identify solutions that last

“To address the problems of protracted displacement we need to better understand the factors shaping these difficult situations for refugees and IDPs. People must then stand at the heart of…

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Observer Research Foundation (ORF) | June 29, 2022

Australian Defense Minister’s India Trip: A Sign of Growing Defense Ties

Canberra and New Delhi need to streamline their defense and security agenda on an accelerated pace in the face of pressure on both from Beijing. The post Australian Defense Minister’s…

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Observer Research Foundation (ORF) | June 29, 2022

National Data Governance Framework Policy: Recommendations to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

Introduction The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India (MeitY) published the draft National Data Governance Framework Policy (NDGFP) in May 2022.[1]  On 14 June 2022, the Observer…

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Observer Research Foundation (ORF) | June 29, 2022

Al Qaeda, Islamic State, and Targeted Online Propaganda Around India’s Domestic Political Discourse

Some recent comments made by party functionaries of the ruling Bharaitya Janata Party (BJP) of India on Prophet Mohammed led to an unexpected diplomatic crisis between Islamic nations and New Delhi. More…

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