articles by Akshobh Giridharadas

World

Nawaz Sharif and Panama Papers row: In Pakistan, governments are elected, but the military rules

In the month of April, two different verdicts from two different cases were passed in two very different courts in Pakistan. Two different men were on trial accused of two different crimes. One was let off easy for now, while the other was declared as guilty as guilty could be. Safe to say both verdicts were the cause of consternation and confusion.

India

Kulbhushan Jadhav saga is a nefarious game played between Indian, Pakistani intelligence agencies

As New Delhi hopes for dialogue with Islamabad, foreign policy cognoscenti know that the Kulbhushan Jadhav saga involves the two intelligence agencies more.

World

Donald Trump's Doctrine: What would president-elect's South Asia policy look like?

As Donald Trump gets ready to take the short flight south, leaving Trump Tower for 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, it’s important to realistic assess what his foreign policy might look like, particularly in regard to India.