Analysis/Opinion





Bleak Outlook on Trump's India Visit

By: Neeta Lal Although India is looking forward with rapt anticipation to US President Donald Trump’s February 24-25 visit to New Delhi, it isn’t likely that much will happen beyond the usual grip-and-grin photo ops. …


BOOK REVIEW: The Tibetan Suitcase

Reviewed by: Abhyudai Dhawan  In the protest poem “My Tibetanness,” the Dharamshala-based contemporary poet, writer and activist Tenzin Tsundue vocalizes the resentiment inherited by his people: ‘I am Tibetan./ But I am not from Tibet./…



Thai Court Orders Popular Opposition Party Disbanded

By: Pithaya Pookaman The Thai Constitutional Court today (February 21) agreed to dissolve the Future Forward Party for allegedly receiving illegal political contributions and banned the party’s executive committee members from engaging in political activities…


How China shapes U.S.-India relations

By Tanvi Madan, Bill Finan In the new book “Fateful Triangle: How China Shaped US-India Relations during the Cold War,” published this month by the Brookings Institution Press, author Tanvi Madan shows how U.S.-India relations have been…