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Who Is Narendra Modi?

The Two Sides of India’s Prime Minister by Kanchan Chandra On March 19, a short man in saffron robes and …

Modi’s Moment

In the shadow of Dubai’s glittering skyscrapers, creaking, colorful wooden dhows line the historic Creek waterway, groaning with Korean television …

As Venezuela, so Iran?

The recent election upset by Hassan Rouhani, who will shortly become Iran’s president, as well as a period diplomatic repositioning …

Time and Tide Wait for No Man

The geopolitical waves that roil across history have many origins and characteristics. There is the rise and fall of civilizations …

Persia and the Mughals

It was an empire whose legends many have heard, but with which most people are not likely to be very …

The Great Game Continues

As the Obama administration prepares its Afghan exit strategy scheduled for 2014, Iran too is weighing its options in Afghanistan. …

The Price of Union

The six states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have emerged as influential regional and international actors over the past …

A Democratic Exception

Kenneth Roth, the chief executive of Human Rights Watch (HRW), probably wished he had more to smile about when he …

IT Superpower

Since the end of the Cold War, India’s Middle East diplomacy has undergone some major and indeed radical changes. As …