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Dec 5, 2022

Health attaches are the missing link in global diplomacy

By Dr. Edmond Fernandes

Given the globalized nature of the modern world, with frequent travel and people living outside their home countries for extended periods for a variety of reasons, standardizing a healthcare liaison from one’s home government would be a crucial step in internationalizing public health diplomacy.

Coronavirus Human Rights

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Oct 3, 2022

Pakistan sees growing culture of innovation amid tech startup boom

By Hamna Tariq and Uzair Younus

A tightening global macro environment coupled with increasing domestic political instability is a cause of concern for the sector, especially the domestic startup economy.

Economy & Business Entrepreneurship

Report

Sep 27, 2022

Afghanistan under the Taliban: Regional recalibrations, challenges, and ways forward

By Hameed Hakimi

Despite the spectacular and unprecedented events following the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan in August 2021, the global spotlight steadily shifted away from the country.

Afghanistan Economy & Business

Issue Brief

Sep 9, 2022

Supporting Afghan refugees: A case for cultural sensitivity and humility in resettlement practices

By Halima Ahmadi-Montecalvo, Amanda Terry, Belquis Ahmadi

In recognition of the one-year anniversary of the Taliban retaking control of Afghanistan, the authors of this publication seek to raise awareness of the whole person needs of settled refugees in the United States by highlighting experiences of a number of newly resettled Afghan refugees.

Afghanistan Politics & Diplomacy

Report

Jun 20, 2022

The case for a US-India digital handshake

By Atlantic Council US-India Digital Economy Task Force

This report advocates for a US-India “digital handshake” to overcome substantive and institutional barriers in US-India digital economic cooperation.

Digital Currencies Digital Policy
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Jun 9, 2022

Lessons from Afghanistan for Western state-building in a multipolar world

By Abdul Waheed Ahmad and Dr. Gabriella Lloyd

The emergent multipolar world has created new challenges for Western liberal democratic diplomats and leaders. Among these challenges is how to continue to support developing allies in a political landscape where these allies are facing growing, existential threats from powerful, authoritarian anti-liberal states. 

Afghanistan Economy & Business

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Dec 6, 2022

A reframed engagement with Afghanistan

By Annie Pforzheimer

Some form of engagement is important to ensure that Afghanistan’s people are not forgotten and can sustainably recover from the economic shocks of drought, COVID-19, and lost international assistance associated with the NATO presence. 

Afghanistan Human Rights

SouthAsiaSource

Dec 6, 2022

Top ten takeaways from the 2022 Conference on the Future of the US-Pakistan Relationship

By South Asia Center

The top ten takeaways from the 2022 Conference on the Future of the US-Pakistan Relationship, hosted in in partnership with the Engro Corporation, the University of Lahore, and the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

Issue Brief

Dec 5, 2022

Health attaches are the missing link in global diplomacy

By Dr. Edmond Fernandes

Given the globalized nature of the modern world, with frequent travel and people living outside their home countries for extended periods for a variety of reasons, standardizing a healthcare liaison from one’s home government would be a crucial step in internationalizing public health diplomacy.

Coronavirus Human Rights

SouthAsiaSource

Dec 5, 2022

India’s data localization pivot can revamp global digital diplomacy

By Anand Raghuraman

India’s stance on data localization constrained its ability to engage in digital diplomacy. With a new privacy bill, however, it has outlined a compromise option.

Digital Policy Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Nov 30, 2022

A triple threat is putting the multilateral trading system at risk. What can the WTO do about it?

By Mark Linscott

New industrial policies, regional trade agreements, and economic decoupling are increasingly in vogue.

China Economy & Business
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SouthAsiaSource

Nov 23, 2022

India’s new data bill is a mixed bag for privacy

By Justin Sherman

India’s parliament has released its Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, offering a mixed bag for privacy.

Digital Policy Economy & Business

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Nov 18, 2022

Shahid in Reformatorisch Dagblad: Vijf jaar na „genocide” zijn Rohingya thuisloos en rechteloos

By Atlantic Council

Bangladesh Human Rights

SouthAsiaSource

Nov 17, 2022

Fireside chat with Distinguished Fellow Shuja Nawaz and Ghias Khan, President and CEO of the Engro Corporation

By Shuja Nawaz & Ghias Khan

A fireside chat with Shuja Nawaz and Ghias Khan as part of the Atlantic Council's 2022 Conference on the Future of the US-Pakistan Relationship.

Economy & Business Pakistan

SouthAsiaSource

Nov 17, 2022

Reflections on the 2022 Moscow Format Consultations on Afghanistan and regional security

By Nilofar Sakhi

The countries involved in the 2022 Moscow Format Consultations on Afghanistan have yet to address, let alone resolve, fundamental issues related to regional security and a political settlement for Afghanistan.

Afghanistan Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

SouthAsiaSource

Nov 16, 2022

Experts react: Appointment of a new army chief in Pakistan

By South Asia Center experts

With Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa set to retire on November 29, 2022, the appointment of a new army chief prompts a new set of challenges. South Asia Center experts provide their analyses of the situation.

Democratic Transitions Pakistan