South Asia

Everything that informs geopolitics can be found in South Asia: challenging demographics, geographic diversity, and contentious, ill-defined borders.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani (center) is up against warlords, former communists, and mujahedin. (photo Omar Sobhani, Reuters)

Who’s Who Among The Afghan Presidential Candidates

0
Fifteen men will contest Afghanistan’s presidential election on September 28 in a race among old power brokers -- ex-government officials, prominent technocrats, and a notorious former warlord.
India’s Vikram lander, with it the Pragyan rover, before launch (photo The Verge)

India lost contact with its first lunar lander just before touchdown

0
India’s Vikram lander does not appear to have survived “15 minutes of terror” in its attempt to land on the moon.
416FansLike
768FollowersFollow

New Articles

geopolitics-00839

Blast heard near Iran’s Natanz nuclear site; officials cite air defense test

0
A blast was reported Saturday in the vicinity of a nuclear site in Natanz, Iran, according to preliminary reports.The explosion was heard in the...
geopolitics-00912

Putin, Biden to discuss Geneva agreements, Middle East, Ukraine, NATO

0
The date of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s videoconference meeting with his US counterpart, Joe Biden, has been tentatively approved and will be announced after...
geopolitics-00830

Ukraine uses Turkish drones in Donbass conflict zone, Putin tells Erdogan

0
Ukraine is using Turkish-made drones in the conflict zone in the Donbass region, sticking to "destructive" behaviour, Russian President Vladimir Putin told his Turkish...
geopolitics-00831

Biden says he is crafting a plan for Russia-Ukraine crisis

0
By Trevor Hunnicutt U.S. President Joe Biden said on Friday he is developing comprehensive initiatives to make it difficult for Russian President Vladimir Putin to invade...
geopolitics-00980

US Reportedly Plans Javelin Missile Delivery to Ukraine, Reneges on Surface-to-Air Missiles

0
The Biden administration is considering providing Ukraine with additional anti-tank weapons such as Javelin missiles, but has reneged on providing surface-to-air missiles like Stinger...