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

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

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.