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Learning About COVID-19 From Those Who Don’t Have It

When Edward Jenner, a young English doctor at the end of the eighteenth century, produced the first smallpox vaccination, he was unaware of the...

Analyzing the South Asian Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the series of lockdowns culminate into a farrago of hostile decisions and far-reaching socio-economic consequences the world is seeing an unprecedented change in...

Are Russia and Belarus Decoupling?

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko is fighting his probably most important political battle. Although he is expected to easily win presidential election scheduled for August...

Sino-British Ties at a Crossroads: What Lies Ahead?

The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Conservative Party had been clear-eyed about the challenges of a relationship with China and also had...
PM Modi

Strategic Balancing: India’s Answer to the ‘Bullying Adventurist’

The recent Chinese move to seize the strategic Galwan valley not only busts its rhetoric of 'good neighbourhood policy' but also demonstrates a remarkable...
PM Narendra Modi and Suu Kyi

In Myanmar, A Rare Glimmer of Hope for Indian Regional Policy

In the barren, high altitude Himalayan region between China and India, a clash on June 15 left twenty Indian soldiers dead. Nationalists on both...
Police Protesters Clash after Eid Prayers in Kashmir

Kashmir Conflict: Drowning the Voice of the Voiceless

Relations between India and Pakistan continue to be soured and strained due to unresolved conflict in Kashmir. In the recent past, the relations have...

Global Banks Share Responsibility for Cambodia’s Microfinance Disaster

Cambodia’s microfinance loans are a slow-motion car crash with millions of victims, for which the world’s banks share responsibility. The Cambodian League for the Promotion...

Can Almagro Charter a Course Through the Storm?

On May 27, 2020, Luis Almagro was virtually sworn in for second term as Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS). This...