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From the Editors: The Ukraine Crisis and Implications for South Asia

From the Editors: The Ukraine Crisis and Implications for South Asia

The world has fundamentally changed just over a month after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Since Russian President Vladimir Putin…

The Crisis That Wasn’t: A Review of India’s Accidental Missile Launch into Pakistan

The Crisis That Wasn’t: A Review of India’s Accidental Missile Launch into Pakistan

On March 9, a cruise missile launched from Western India…

Regional Roundtable: Reflections on Balakot

Regional Roundtable: Reflections on Balakot

On February 14, 2019 a suicide bombing on an Indian…

2021: Year in Review

2021: Year in Review

2021 was a year of change for South Asia. Along…

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Survival Politics: Assessing Pakistan’s Neutrality in the Ukraine Crisis

Survival Politics: Assessing Pakistan’s Neutrality in the Ukraine Crisis

As the world grapples with the Ukraine crisis, countries are acting carefully to preserve their relationships with all parties involved.…

Russia, Ukraine, and India’s Multi-Alignment Shortcomings

Russia, Ukraine, and India’s Multi-Alignment Shortcomings

The ongoing crisis in Ukraine serves as a stark reminder of how a world increasingly defined by militarized geopolitical rivalries…

The Ukraine Crisis: Can Pakistan Truly Follow “No Camp Politics”?

The Ukraine Crisis: Can Pakistan Truly Follow “No Camp Politics”?

As the recent invasion of Russian forces in Ukraine signaled a shift in global order, countries around the world have…

From the Editors: The Ukraine Crisis and Implications for South Asia

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From the Editors: The Ukraine Crisis and Implications for South Asia

From the Editors: The Ukraine Crisis and Implications for South Asia

The world has fundamentally changed just over a month after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Since Russian President Vladimir Putin…

Ukraine and the Return of South Asian Non-Alignment

Ukraine and the Return of South Asian Non-Alignment

The four largest South Asian states (by economic size)—India, Pakistan,…

The Ukraine Invasion and Afghanistan’s Current Crisis

The Ukraine Invasion and Afghanistan’s Current Crisis

While all eyes remain on the current Russian onslaught in…

“Denazification,” Disinformation, and how (Pseudo)Authoritarian States Justify War

“Denazification,” Disinformation, and how (Pseudo)Authoritarian States Justify War

When Vladimir Putin announced a full-scale assault on Ukraine, he…

The Crisis That Wasn’t: A Review of India’s Accidental Missile Launch into Pakistan

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SAV Q&A with Frank O’Donnell: Key Takeaway’s from India’s Missile Malfunction

SAV Q&A with Frank O’Donnell: Key Takeaway’s from India’s Missile Malfunction

On March 24, 2022, Frank O’Donnell spoke with South Asian Voices Managing Editor Brigitta Schuchert and Associate Editor Isha Gupta…

India-Pakistan: A Missile Misfired Opens Up Opportunity

India-Pakistan: A Missile Misfired Opens Up Opportunity

Pakistan has surprised India twice in the past month. Most recently, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan praised India’s position on…

The Luck Factor: Preventing Nuclear War in South Asia

The Luck Factor: Preventing Nuclear War in South Asia

On March 9, an Indian BrahMos missile entered Pakistani airspace and fell on Pakistani territory, causing some damage to the…

Regional Roundtable: Reflections on Balakot

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2021: A Year in Review

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Pakistan in 2021: Changes, Challenges, and a Roadmap to Stability

Pakistan in 2021: Changes, Challenges, and a Roadmap to Stability

On the first of January newspapers of Pakistan and India once again carried a small non-descript column stating that both…

India 2021 Year In Review: Another Year of Silencing Dissent

India 2021 Year In Review: Another Year of Silencing Dissent

India’s political scene in 2021 appears to have come full…

Afghanistan in 2021: The End of the Republic and the Return of the Islamic Emirate

Afghanistan in 2021: The End of the Republic and the Return of the Islamic Emirate

At the beginning of 2021, Afghans faced another year of…

Bangladesh’s 2021 Year in Review: Celebrating 50 Years of Development Through Pandemic Resilience

Gender & Geopolitics: A Feminist Foreign Policy in South Asia

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Assessing the Need for a Feminist Foreign Policy in Sri Lanka

Assessing the Need for a Feminist Foreign Policy in Sri Lanka

Several countries, including Sweden, Canada, France, and Spain, have embraced the implementation of a Feminist Foreign Policy (FFP), bringing to…

Gender Mainstreaming in South Asia: Country Perspectives

Gender Mainstreaming in South Asia: Country Perspectives

After the introductory South Asian Voices–Kubernein Initiative webinar on the need for a Feminist Foreign Policy Framework in South Asia, regional analysts from…

The Missing “Gender” in Foreign Policy

The Missing “Gender” in Foreign Policy

It is almost universally recognized that promoting the empowerment of women and girls leads to improved governance, economic growth, better…

Subnational Diplomacy in South Asia: An SAV-9DashLine Joint Series

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Dr. C Raja Mohan on Multialignment in Indian Foreign Policy, Afghanistan, and More

Dr. C Raja Mohan on Multialignment in Indian Foreign Policy, Afghanistan, and More

Dr. C Raja Mohan spoke with SAV Managing Editor Akriti Vasudeva and Deputy Editor Brigitta Schuchert about various issues related…

SAV Q&A: Ismail Khan on Afghanistan, the Taliban, and the TTP

SAV Q&A: Ismail Khan on Afghanistan, the Taliban, and the TTP

On September 6th, 2021, Pakistani senior journalist and current Editor at Dawn in Peshawar Ismail Khan spoke with SAV Managing…

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The Escalation of Ceasefire Violations across The Line of Control

The Escalation of Ceasefire Violations across The Line of Control

By the first half of 2020, ceasefire violations across the Line of Control between India and Pakistan in Jammu and…

The China-India-Pakistan Triangle: Origins, Contemporary Perceptions, and Future

The China-India-Pakistan Triangle: Origins, Contemporary Perceptions, and Future

Even as India and China find themselves embroiled in yet…

India and Pakistan’s Untapped Trade Potential

India and Pakistan’s Untapped Trade Potential

Analysis of India-Pakistan relations has been often dominated by security…

The Kartarpur Corridor and Its Impact on Indo-Pak Relations

The Kartarpur Corridor and Its Impact on Indo-Pak Relations

On October 24, officials from the Indian and Pakistani governments…

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From Gender to Geopolitics: Towards a Feminist Foreign Policy in South Asia

From Gender to Geopolitics: Towards a Feminist Foreign Policy in South Asia

In this South Asian Voices webinar, run jointly with the Kubernein Initiative, experts from across the subcontinent will examine…

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Watch the latest SAV webinar with Kubernein Intiative on prospects for a Feminist Foreign Policy in South Asia.