Nepal is walking a tightrope between India and China (Al Jazeera)

India-China tensions are complicating a simmering political crisis in Kathmandu.

https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/nepal-walking-tightrope-india-china-200728102536128.html

Arif Rafiq is president of Vizier Consulting, LLC, a political risk advisory company.

India’s Unheeded Coronavirus Warning (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

Early in the outbreak, government researchers forecast several high-risk scenarios that were downplayed or ignored in public messaging.

https://carnegieindia.org/2020/05/14/india-s-unheeded-coronavirus-warning-pub-81805

GAUTAM I. MENON