Academic economists usually air their new ideas first in working papers. Here, before the work gets dusty, a quick look at transition policy research in progress.
The brutal gang rape of a 23-year-old student on a New Delhi bus in December has resulted in swift charges against five men and angry protests across the country. Want a sense of just how outraged people are? Look no further than the signs they're waving at demonstrations.
Nearly all the world's diamonds -- legal or not -- pass through this one Indian city.
Who's your enemy? Why fight? Over the course of three years, Belgian-Tunisian photojournalist Karim Ben Khelifa has traveled to both sides of the world's longest-simmering conflicts to ask these pointed questions. What he heard from combatants in the Gaza Strip, the disputed Kashmir region along the India-Pakistan border, and tribally divided South Sudan captures the futility of wars that never end -- and can't be won. Tragically, bitter rivals are often fighting for the very same reasons.
Bangladeshis want a reckoning with their bloody past. But they can do it without partisanship?
Could New Delhi's growing naval force change the balance of power in the Pacific?
The developed world could make a big difference to the global economy simply by helping migrants to do what comes naturally: send money home.
The United States is ready to start talking to the Taliban about a peace deal again. But nothing's going to happen without Pakistan.
Carne Ross's quixotic crusade to help emerging nations get their seat at the table.
FP's Global Thinkers weigh in on the year gone by and what's on the horizon for 2013.
The strange list of Indian products you can't import in Pakistan.
Why corruption is set to become one of the defining political issues of the 21st century.
The bipartisan consensus in Washington about expanding ties with India may be good for New Delhi, but it's turned the election into a snoozer.
If the United States wants to curb terrorism and nuclear proliferation, it needs to fundamentally rethink its relationship with Pakistan.
Man does not live by GDP alone. An introduction to the Legatum Institute's latest Prosperity Index.
It's Hamid Karzai's country now, and not everything is black and white.
Why can't Pakistanis condemn the Taliban for shooting a 14-year-old girl?
NATO needs to negotiate with the Taliban NOW, before all the troops -- and our leverage -- are gone.