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The Struggle for Control of Pakistan’s Fragile Democracy
by Umair Javed
“While Sharif’s disqualification was certainly not as egregious as an outright coup or any other extraconstitutional intervention, the nature and process of his removal amounts to another setback for democracy in Pakistan.”
Bangladesh Copes With the Rohingya Crisis By Itself
by Navine Murshid
“Bangladesh has neither the military nor the diplomatic power to force a solution on Myanmar.”
Nepal’s Towering Climate Adaptation Challenges
by Andrea J. Nightingale
“Clearly, Nepalis have to adapt to climate change. It is less clear what precisely the challenges are and who is best positioned to lead the response.” Seventh in a series on climate adaptation around the world.
China’s South Asian Miscalculation
by Raffaello Pantucci
“Beijing’s miscalculations regarding India have created conflict with a regional power that has the capability and desire to disrupt China’s outward push.”
Perspective: Rising Religious Intolerance in South Asia
by Neeti Nair
Whether in India, Pakistan, or Myanmar, governments have failed to protect minorities, and too often politicians have pandered to agitators stirring up sectarian hatred.
Books: India’s Turbulent Ascent
by Sumit Ganguly
India has emerged onto the global stage after decades of adherence to strategic nonalignment and protectionist trade rules limited its influence. But triumphalism is premature.
Books: Living the Pious Dream in Lahore
by Joshua Lustig
A rising middle class in Pakistan is striving to reconcile aspirations for a modern lifestyle with a desire for a deeper embrace of Islam as a guide to everyday ethics.
From the Archives: India’s Economic Liberalization; Pakistan at Fifty
by Shalendra D. Sharma and Samina Ahmed
Excerpts from Current History essays on major milestones, published two decades ago.
The Stillbirth of the Catalan Republic
by Diego Muro
“Legality and legitimacy must be reconciled to address political disaffection and find a more stable accommodation for Catalonia within Spain.”
Northern Ireland’s Twenty Years of Troubled Peace
by David Mitchell
“It remains an open question whether power-sharing can operate with sufficient mutual trust when the main parties have diametrically opposed aspirations for the future of the region.”
Disillusioned with Dayton in Bosnia-Herzegovina
by Azra Hromadzic
“[T]hrough the complicated, long-term effects of converging postwar and postsocialist forces, the Bosnian state continues to be emptied of its citizens.”
The Push for Proactive Climate Adaptation in Europe
by Laura Booth and Anthony Patt
“Europeans are taking the risks presented by climate change seriously, and responding.” Sixth in a series on climate adaptation around the world.
Perspective: The Radical Right’s Gains in the Heart of Europe
by David Art
Xenophobic nationalists have entered Germany’s federal parliament and Austria’s ruling coalition. Will the far right shed its pariah status or will it succumb to infighting as it has in the past?
Books: Intimate Explorations of Postsocialist Lives
by Maria Todorova
Two books offer different takes on everyday life in Bulgaria since 1989, one a lament for the loss of social solidarity, the other a lyrical portrait of a wild frontier region.
How NAFTA Has Changed Mexico
by Kathleen Staudt
“More people have risen above extreme poverty, but a majority remains stuck in the ranks of the working poor, with migration offering the only way out.”