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Fishermen carry bluefin trevally fish, locally known as Vatta, as a cargo ship carries containers in the Arabian Sea off Kochi, India, on May 9, 2018. Sivaram V/Reuters

Tracking Trade Tensions With India

President Donald J. Trump heads to India at the end of the month— this week the White House formally announced the trip for February 24 and 25, with Ahmedabad, Gujarat, and New Delhi the main stops. Read More

February 10, 2020

Southeast Asia
A Horrific Mass Shooting in Thailand: Some Thoughts

Over the weekend, Thailand suffered a horrific mass shooting, in the northeastern city of Nakhon Ratchasima, known as Korat. A gunman apparently angered about a land dispute attacked his commanding officer, the officer’s mother-in-law, and another person.

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February 10, 2020

China
The Coronavirus Tests Xi Jinping's Top-Down System

The coronavirus outbreak is on track to become the worst humanitarian and economic crisis of Xi Jinping's tenure, but the Chinese president is certainly not likely to resign.

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February 6, 2020

India
South Asia Reads: February 6, 2020

The annual budget in India and Chinese investments in Pakistan were two major opportunities to reverse declining economic fortunes in South Asia. This week's articles explain how both fell short of expectations. Plus: climate refugees in Afghanistan, weightlifters in northeast India, and more.

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