International analysis and commentary

Asia Needs to Reform to Rise

Asian economies are weathering the present global crisis but long-term gains will be possible only if governments use the opportunity to carry out more reforms. It has been almost exactly two years since Bear Stearns  & Company ignited…

India’s complex nuclear policy

The Indian government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has had one overriding policy goal in the nuclear field since its election just over two years ago: to bring closure to New Delhi's policy of bringing itself out of nuclear sanctions and…

India’s Middle Path in the Middle East

Few Asian countries have had as long and sustained a historical engagement with the Middle East as India. One of mankind’s oldest maritime trading routes ran from ancient Sumeria via Bahrain to the civilization of the Indus Valley. Imperial…