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May 12, 2022

Rising sea levels and the climate crisis in Bangladesh, the Maldives, and Sri Lanka

By South Asia Center

The South Asia Center brings together a panel of experts to discuss the effects of climate change on the economy, food and energy security, and migration in Bangladesh, the Maldives, and Sri Lanka.

Bangladesh Climate Change & Climate Action


May 4, 2022

Pakistan must proactively fight corruption

By Ali Hasanain

As deposed prime minister Imran Khan’s toshakhana scandal continues, one can do worse than to think about a young United States’ concerns about public gifts and corruption.

Corruption Pakistan


Apr 14, 2022

Back to the future in Pakistan?

By Shuja Nawaz

The populist Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan, who promised a “Naya (New) Pakistan” Pakistan, has been removed from office by a vote of no confidence in parliament, the first ever in Pakistan’s fraught political history.

Elections Pakistan

Event Recap

Apr 7, 2022

USIP event recap: A conversation with Bangladeshi Foreign Minister A.K. Abdul Momen

By South Asia Center

On April 5, 2022, the United States Institute of Peace hosted a conversation with Foreign Minister of Bangladesh H.E. A.K. Abdul Momen.

Bangladesh Economy & Business


Apr 5, 2022

The Indian missile launch in Pakistan: A skeptical view

By Riaz Khokhar and Asma Khalid

It is hard to blame the international community alone for the complacency that Pakistan has shown itself amid a budding apocalypse.

India Missile Defense


Mar 31, 2022

The role of religion in Pakistan’s democracy

By South Asia Center

In this panel, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center hosts a discussion on how the experience of overseas Pakistanis can inform the country’s ongoing challenge in blending its conservative religious history and democratic character. 

Pakistan Politics & Diplomacy


Mar 29, 2022

Let Afghan girls learn

By Nilofar Sakhi

The Taliban must be held accountable for the damage they have caused and continue to inflict upon the people–and most critically the women and girls–of Afghanistan.

Afghanistan Education


Mar 28, 2022

For Afghanistan’s economic revival, focus on macroeconomic stability, financial flows, and economic governance

By Paul Fishstein and Murtaza E. Amiryar

The Biden administration’s General License, announced in February 2022 and exempting international commercial transactions from US sanctions, is a step in the right direction, but its effects will prove limited.

Afghanistan Economy & Business


Mar 25, 2022

A new vision for EU-Asia data privacy cooperation

By Anand Raghuraman and Justin Sherman

The EU and its Asian partners have profound and tantalizing opportunities to reshape the global digital commons.

Digital Policy European Union


Mar 24, 2022

As no-confidence vote looms, Pakistan’s democracy faces key stress test

By Fahd Humayun

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan faces a no-confidence motion in the country’s National Assembly (the lower house of its Parliament).

Elections Pakistan