Dispatches: September 2019
Dispatches is the monthly newsletter from the Asia Program.
India Revokes Kashmir's Special Status
On August 5th, India's government revoked Article 370 of their constitution which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir. In a piece for Foreign Policy, Michael Kugelman says this move is "fraught with risk." Asia Program Fellow Neeti Nair writes that this is "Indian democracy's most severe test" in her piece for The Print. Catch up with more coverage on The Guardian, BBC News, CBS News, Vox, Bloomberg Quint, India Today, and CGTN America.
In the News
Putin and Xi’s Buddy Act Could Blow Up East Asia
Will China Crush the Protests in Hong Kong?
North Korea and China are huge winners in the worsening Japan-South Korea spat
North Korea Fires Missiles After U.S.-South Korea Military Exercise Ends
North Korea’s Missile Tests Fail to Provoke Response From Washington
Waning of American Power? Trump Struggles With an Asia in Crisis
Taliban has Americans right where it wants them
Afghan Peace Deal in Sight as U.S.-Taliban Talks Hit Final Stage
Education means more than just job prospects — and Pakistanis know that
What Do U.S.-China Tensions Mean for India?
Chilling U.S.-China Economic Relations: Options for Taiwan
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