- Daily Brief
- January 27, 2022
The United States is leaving Afghanistan just as Taliban insurgents make significant land grabs.
Clashing incentives risk splintering the Taliban as its leadership seeks an end to decades of conflict.
Dhaka is exploiting its strategic position to benefit from both Chinese and Indian largesse.
New Delhi faces a rebellious population in Kashmir and hostile neighbours on the region’s borders.
The return of the Rajapaksa brothers marks a turning point in communal harmony for the island nation.
Presidential elections will be held across Afghanistan today. Incumbent President Ashraf Ghani and his chief rival, the country’s Chief Executive
Water shortages are putting lives at risk, jeopardising industries and driving internal migration.
The ISIS-backed attacks appear to have succeeded in reigniting communal tensions.
Though Modi’s BJP is expected to win, voters may punish the PM for failing to meet high expectations.
A financial crisis, political instability, and foreign pressure — the new PM has a lot on his plate.
The Eid ceasefire demonstrated the viability of peace – but it weighs numerous competing interests.
The Trump administration’s pursuit of narrow US interests in South Asia could backfired badly.