Regions / India
The aftershocks of the Bush administration just keep rolling in, this time in India.
Washington is effectively subsidizing Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal — the fastest-growing in the world — even as the country drifts closer to China and Russia.
First promised over a half a century ago, Nepal's new constitution is surprisingly progressive. But it's led to tensions with neighboring India and with underrepresented ethnic groups.
Like Japan and the United States, China will soon be graying, while India will be brimming over with youthful workers.
The BRICS were well poised to rival the West's control of the global economy. But while they grapple with economic slowdowns and rising social tensions, other blocs of developing economies are rising to the fore.
According to a futurist, a nuclear-weapons accident would be “the most heavily-documented historical event yet.”
It turns out that that a large-scale conflict in the Asia-Pacific is much more difficult to imagine than China hawks like to pretend.
The new BRICS bank could rival the IMF or fall flat on its face. Either way, it's a sign of shifting global power and influence.
Are India's anti-Muslim outbursts coming from rogue politicians, or are they directed by the prime minister?
Pakistan is playing fast and loose with the precautions to nuclear war.