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As Taliban Marches Into Kabul, a Geopolitical Jostle Begins

As the US walks away from Afghanistan, allowing the Taliban to take charge, regional powers are scrambling to get a hang of new political realities.

Why the United States Should Avoid a ‘Maximum Pressure’ Policy on Iran

Cornering Iran over the nuclear deal and its strategic partnership with China could be counterproductive for the Biden administration.

Saudi Arabia-Iran Rapprochement Is Good for Regional Stability, But Spoilers Remain

Recent talks between Riyadh and Tehran are a healthy sign for a more stable Middle East, but American and Israeli interests will play decisive roles.

India Needs a National Wage Policy to Combat Inequalities in the Labour Market

Such a policy could set a standard framework for better wage administration and ensure inclusive growth amongst India's vast workforce.

Assam Election 2021: Unpacking the Bengali Vote Behind the Mandate

The results of this year's assembly election in Assam suggest that the state's already-fractured Bengali vote has been polarised along religious lines.

Why India’s Juvenile Justice Act Defeats Its Own Intent To Ensure Child Welfare

Specific provisions in India's punitive law for minors fails to do what it sets out to achieve - rehabilitative justice and promotion of child welfare.

How Rich Countries Created Major Hurdles in the Global COVID-19 Vaccination Drive

By monopolising vaccine production patents and distribution chains, wealthy nations of the world were able to secure the bulk of global stocks, leaving poorer ones at a disadvantage.

COVID-19 Is Creating an Unending Migrant Workers’ Crisis in India. What To Do About...

The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has fueled another cycle of migrant workers' displacement in India. The state needs to develop better policies to deal with this endearing crisis.

Assam Election 2021: Why the BJP Has an Edge Over Other Parties

In the northeast Indian state of Assam, the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party has crafted a potent, multi-dimensional formula to win this year's election.

Biden’s Latest Sanctions on Russia Reek of Caution, Not Aggression

The Biden administration recently slapped a new set of sanctions on Moscow. But their scope and strength indicate the US' quest for normalcy in the relationship.