Paradigm Change in Nepal-India Relations
Politics,South Asia
By Rishi Gupta - 04 Mar 2019

Paradigm Change in Nepal-India Relations

On January 24, 2019, Nepal’s Department of Labor and Occupational Safety issued a directive, asking employers to provide the total number of Indian nationals working in their companies and ensure that the workers have a valid legal work permit to work in Nepal.
To Lose or Not to Lose: Cambodia’s Dilemma over its EBA Status
Politics,Economy,Southeast Asia

By Kimkong Heng - 27 Feb 2019

To Lose or Not to Lose: Cambodia’s Dilemma over its EBA Status

Necessity or Choice: Understanding Pakistan’s Middle East Entanglement
Politics,South Asia

By Pervaiz Ali Mahesar - 26 Feb 2019

Necessity or Choice: Understanding Pakistan’s Middle East Entanglement

The Space Race: End of Space Rivalry
Politics,Society

The Space Race: End of Space Rivalry

During the Cold War, the US and the USSR competed to become the foremost power in the field of outer space. In 1975, for the first time, the two countries sent a combined Apollo-Soyuz mission, marking the end of the Space Race between the two superpowers.
By Martand Jha - 20 Feb 2019 | 0 comments Read more...
Rohingya Crisis Casts Shadow on Myanmar Investment Showcase
Politics,Economy,Southeast Asia

Rohingya Crisis Casts Shadow on Myanmar Investment Showcase

While speaking at the opening of the Invest Myanmar Summit in January 2019, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi left no stone unturned in projecting Myanmar as an ideal investment destination.
Can Tokyo and Seoul Afford to Drift Apart?
Politics,East Asia

Can Tokyo and Seoul Afford to Drift Apart?

The international media has been playing up difficulties between Tokyo and Seoul over a number of issues. Seoul is canceling the foundation set up by both countries in 2016 that promotes reconciliation and healing over the comfort women issue.
By Tai Wei Lim - 12 Feb 2019 | 0 comments Read more...
Packs Americana and India’s Afghanistan Redux
Politics,South Asia

Packs Americana and India’s Afghanistan Redux

Amongst the many peace processes that Afghanistan has seen in the recent years, the one that has been making the maximum noise is led by the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad.
Internal Divisions Will Appear in the UK after Brexit
Politics,Society

Internal Divisions Will Appear in the UK after Brexit

After Brexit, the UK will start to reorient its national position and divisions will happen between elites and grassroots as well as between England and other regions.
Could Regional Diplomacy Stabilize Afghanistan?
Politics,Security,South Asia

Could Regional Diplomacy Stabilize Afghanistan?

The US, China, India, Iran and Russia want stability in Afghanistan. But their roles in any peace parleys will be shaped by their own national or regional interests. What are their concerns? If they could agree on a strategy, could they open the door to a stable Afghanistan?
Cambodia after the 2018 Election: The Issue of Legitimacy
Politics,Southeast Asia

Cambodia after the 2018 Election: The Issue of Legitimacy

Following Cambodia’s national election in July 2018, there are a number of key challenges facing Prime Minister Hun Sen. He and his government need both internal and external political legitimacy to survive.
Maldives Mends Ties with India
Politics,South Asia

Maldives Mends Ties with India

Maldives is a mere 700 km away from India’s Lakshwadeep island chain. Located along major sea lanes in the Indian Ocean through which much of the world’s trade takes place, it has been traditionally considered to be part of India’s sphere of influence.
America and China: Long-Term Friends or Enemies?
Politics,China

America and China: Long-Term Friends or Enemies?

Since the beginning of Donald Trump’s presidency, relations between the United States and China have witnessed extremes in friendliness and cordiality on the one hand and hostility and antagonisms on the other hand.
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