The fifth largest energy-consuming nation, India increasingly is looking abroad to satisfy its ever-growing demand for oil, natural gas, and coal. The Asia Program recently sponsored an event exploring India's quest to meet its energy needs.
Murtaza Haider, an associate dean at Ryerson University in Toronto, examines how Pakistan can overcome its considerable urban transport challenges.
The immediate aftermath of the Pakistani Supreme Court's recent ousting of the country's prime minister could have been a lot worse, argues South Asia associate Michael Kugelman in the Huffington Post.
Does Kerry's trip to Pakistan herald a new era of warm relations for the two reluctant allies? Don't bet on it. The relationship between the United States and Pakistan may be in better shape than it was several years ago, but it remains troubled -- and could easily plunge back into crisis, writes Michael Kugelman.