Slavery in India
Asia

The Problem of Slavery in India

November 15, 2017

India’s rapid economic growth over the past few decades has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty.  In 1993 an estimated 45 percent of its more than 870 million people lived in poverty. 

Nawaz Sharif
Asia

Nawaz Sharif and the Future of Pakistan

August 15, 2017

Last year in April 11 million documents were leaked to the public revealing many illicit financial transactions between political and business leaders around the world.  The documents became known as the Panama Papers after the

Doklam Dispute
Asia

China and India: The Doklam Border Dispute

August 10, 2017

In one of the most isolated spots on earth a border dispute is simmering in a region called the Doklam.  The Doklam is where three international borders come together—India, China, and Bhutan.  The dispute is

China's Relationship with North Korea
Asia

China’s Relationship with North Korea

July 23, 2017

Ever since China came to the aid of the North Korean regime in the Korean war, China has been a reliable partner with North Korea.  By maintaining good relations with North Korea, China hopes it

Aung San Suu Kyi
Asia

The Dimming Light of Aung San Suu Kyi

March 2, 2017

When Secretary of State Hillary Clinton first met Aung San Suu Kyi in 2011 she described her as exhibiting “qualities I had glimpsed before in other former political prisoners, including Nelson Mandela and Václav Havel.