Rockstar Status: Narendra Modi’s American Trip and the Future of Indo-American Cooperation

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech in front of a diaspora crowd at Madison Square Garden in New York sold out the legendary arena and drew between 15,000 and 20,000 guests.  Modi’s star power in America underlines the incredible opportunity for further bilateral cooperation between the two countries. Think of the number of people who […]

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Imran’s March to Restore … Imran

A highly publicized march organized by former cricketer and perpetually indignant politician Imran Khan has managed to gather between 20,000 and 60,000 protesters, a mere 2%-6% of the one million promised by Khan. Although this outcome is rather disappointing, Khan’s rally runs the much larger risk of disrupting Pakistan’s fledgling democracy by pitting current Prime […]

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Some Key Facts Behind Pakistan’s Energy Crisis

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has implemented a new electricity subsidy for the poorest consumers in Pakistan. This subsidy covers all households with up to 300 units of electricity consumption which strikingly amounts to 68%. This subsidy points to underlying developmental and economic challenges for Pakistan. The Woodrow Wilson Center, on of DC’s top think […]

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Narendra Modi and Pakistan

India’s new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, was sworn in on May 26, 2014 in front of a crowd of over 4000 guests, but one guest in particular proved to be most interesting. Narendra Modi is India’s new Prime Minister. The numbers behind the rise of this son-of-a-tea-seller come Prime Minister of India are staggering. Modi’s […]

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