How the world warmed to a nuclear India

India has pursued two curiously contradictory approaches to nuclear proliferation since independence, writes Kate Sullivan

03 May 12 | Comments (0)

In the dark

Pakistan’s chronic energy shortages are a vivid symptom of the country’s crisis of governance, writes Alicia Mollaun in Islamabad

01 May 12 | Comments (0)

Politics grips Pakistan

Heading towards a first round of national elections later this year, Pakistan’s politics and external relations are in flux, writes Alicia Mollaun in Islamabad

19 Jan 12 | Comments (1)

Sri Lanka’s uneasy peace

More than two years have passed since the end of the civil war in Sri Lanka, but reconciliation still seems a long way off, writes Antonio Castillo

20 Oct 11 | Comments (0)

Covering Obama’s secret war

When drones strike in Pakistan, key questions go unasked and unanswered, writes Tara McKelvey

15 Sep 11 | Comments (1)

Nine-eleven-itis: crossing the borders of belonging

Shakira Hussein travels to Pakistan in the aftermath of 11 September 2001

13 Sep 11 | Comments (1)

No time to lose

Given the fragility of Pakistan’s democratic transition, the need for electoral reforms is as urgent as ever, writes the International Crisis Group’s Samina Ahmed

07 Sep 11 | Comments (0)

How outrage gripped Gandhi’s recalcitrant nation

Joseph Lelyveld’s new biography of Mahatma Gandhi caused a storm in India even before it was published there. Thomas Weber looks at the book and its critics

27 Jul 11 | Comments (0)