Tridivesh Singh Maini

India-Pakistan Ties: Lessons from 27/7

in Cooperation, India, Pakistan, Policy, Security • 4 Responses

  The dastardly terrorist attack on July 27th in the border district of Gurdaspur (Punjab, India) – which took the lives of 4 policemen, 3 civilians, and 3 militants – has evoked predictable responses. Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh condemned Pakistan for the attack and warned of strong retaliation if necessary. The opposition Congress has

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Zainab Ahmed

Mounting Threat of Urban Security in South Asia

in Cooperation, Economy, India, Pakistan, Policy, Security • 2 Responses

  Asia’s urbanization is one of its defining features today. During the first decade of the twenty-first century, almost 200 million people moved to cities in Asia. As of 2010, the Asia-Pacific region was the second least urbanized region in the world but had the second fastest urban population growth rate at 2% a year.

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Arooj Naveed

An Analysis of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

in China, Cooperation, Economy, Pakistan, Trade • 5 Responses

  Pakistan and China have long-established diplomatic and military ties and are now entering an epoch of developing an economic relationship with the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Their partnership has established an example for the world of how states with geographical proximity but differing political, social, economic, and ideological values can establish a cooperative bilateral

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Zainab Ahmed

Energy Crisis in South Asia: A Matter of Regional Cooperation

in Cooperation, Crisis, Energy • 2 Responses

  Energy is integral to the economy of every state today. The growing global population has immensely increased the demand for energy resources. South Asia was estimated in 2014 to have a population of 1.7 billion and a GDP of $2.6 trillion. It is expected that 3 billion people will join the global middle class

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Deepanshu Mohan

International Financial Institutions Facing a Credibility Crisis

in Economics, Economy, Foreign Policy, Policy, Politics, Theory • 1 Response

  The last few months in Europe have put economic historians, economists, and political economists back in business – especially those fascinated by studying financial crises. The focus now seems to be on gauging the politico-economic crisis unfolding after an intense round of negotiations between a debt-ridden Greece and its creditors (including Germany). However, the

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