Imran Khan's populist protest movement is on the verge of taking down Pakistan's corrupt, sclerotic government. How did such a lightweight get so far?
A single family has dominated Indian politics since independence. One man’s incompetence is about to bring it all to an end.
In India's largest state, a misogynistic family-run political dynasty wants to pretend a rape epidemic doesn't exist.
The new unity government has many challenges before it, but also the opportunity to build self-sufficient governance and economic growth.
The aftermath of the MH17 shoot-down; violence in Gaza continues; and Hindus celebrate in India.
Technology is connecting people all over the world, giving them new power and a stronger voice. But is it making government any better?
India prides itself on its respect for democratic values. So why are civil society groups under attack?
Inside the high-tech command center where one of Afghanistan’s most popular cops is trying to keep the city safe from the Taliban.
The company spent a year preparing to enter the former pariah state. Will it be a trailblazer or a cautionary tale?
Dozens of Americans are spending this July 4 as hostages in far-off lands. Washington should do more to get them back.
Rising sea levels will displace millions of people over the next century. In Bangladesh, the mass migration has already begun.
With the crisis in Iraq worsening, how involved should India get in the Middle East?
From ancient Greece to modern Pakistan, the political and cultural emergence of a complex, controversial term.
Farmers are killing themselves over debt in Punjab state -- and leaving wives, daughters, and other women behind.
Lessons from a lifetime of political activism.
Sebastian Junger’s new documentary shows war as it really is: mundane and hero-less. Will anyone want to watch it?
After a six-month lull, the CIA's drones are dropping bombs on Pakistan again. But the policy is as misguided as ever.
The Bergdahl controversy shows that the years-long rift between the White House and the Pentagon hasn't been fixed. If anything, the two sides may be further apart than ever before.
Why poor countries have too many entrepreneurs and not enough factory workers.
Can President Obama’s counterterrorism partnership plan really work without any attempt at nation building?
A Pakistani woman brutally murdered by her own family is just one of countless women around the world abused -- or worse -- by so-called “loved ones.”
And he spent another 5 years in hell after a Bergdahl-type deal soured. A personal history of how swapping bad guys for American prisoners can go bad.
Iran’s ayatollahs are going nuts over a harmless video. But they’re not the first autocrats to obsess about the impact of popular culture.
If America's newly free POW really was a deserter, the White House is in deep trouble.
Obama swapped five Taliban for Bowe Bergdahl. What will he trade for the three other Americans being held in Afghanistan?
The forgotten history of the Battle of Khaibar offers some alluring hints.