As 2018 winds down, SAV contributors from India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka look back at the year gone by, reflecting on significant political and economic developments in the subcontinent and assessing what these events may foretell about 2019.
The United Nations Strategic Review of 2017 reclassified Afghanistan from a post-conflict state to an active conflict state. As we enter 2019, the conflict not […]
The collapse of the coalition government, leading to a constitutional crisis, highlighted a year marred by uncertainty for Sri Lankan politics and economics. While some […]
Whether one lauds or condemns the specifics of India’s foreign policy orientation under the premiership of Narendra Modi, one can hardly ignore his efforts to […]
In 2018, Nepal witnessed defining political moments that have set the tone for a future course in the country’s domestic and foreign policy. With a […]
With the election of the country’s 22nd prime minster, Imran Khan, 2018 proved to be a consequential year for Pakistan. It was the first national […]
Every year brings Bangladesh more trials and tribulations than the last. Alongside the massive Rohingya crisis, Bangladesh also faces the challenge of hosting a free […]