Kabul Diary: Hope and fissures

Kabul Diary is a compilation of experiences and observations by Gateway House’s Rajeshwari Krishnamurthy, who is visiting Afghanistan. In her first entry, she writes about her first impressions and important political developments, such as the break in talks on the Bilateral Security Agreement between Afghanistan and the U.S.





India-Japan: A new model for Asian collaboration

Many parts of Asia lack adequate infrastructure and skilled human resources, but have potential for rapid growth. Sanjeev Sinha blogs about how Japan and India can collaborate to develop a model – where Tokyo pools in technology and capital, and India manages human resources – to generate growth in Asia.



The Hindi-Mandarin bridge

A Chinese professor who brought Hindi studies to China’s top university in Beijing and across the mainland, writes on the power of language to build bridges across borders