Op-Eds | 2013

Analysis & Opinions

August 29, 2013

'Talk to my eyes, not to my chest'

Priyanka BorpujariBoston Globe

In January 2012, BBC reported that India has more than 70,000 newspapers and over 80 news channels. It is the biggest newspaper market in the world, with more than 100 million copies sold daily. Stalwarts from the Indian media, at a recent conference, agreed that people in South Asia generally had a strong faith in newspapers, which is why the industry continues to thrive. But what also thrives is violence against women journalists in the field, and their ongoing harassment within the journalism fraternity.

Analysis & Opinions

August 29, 2013

Syria’s red line

Jeanne GuilleminBoston Review

The chemical weapons ban should have been made universal years ago.

Analysis & Opinions

February 12, 2013

How do you solve a problem like North Korea?

David CaseGlobalPost
Kim Jong Un detonated a nuclear weapon at North Korea's Pungyye-ri test site on Tuesday. The test appeared to be more successful than the two previous explosions. 

Analysis & Opinions

January 13, 2013

What really drives civil wars?

Thanassis CambanisBoston Globe

Not identity, says an MIT scholar, but a volatile jockeying for power.

Analysis & Opinions

January 6, 2013

Outrage over the culture of rape in India

By Priyanka Borpujari Boston Globe

The recent gang rape and subsequent death of a 23-year-old woman in India's capital has made headlines around the world. 

Analysis & Opinions

January 1, 2013

Japan's shifting strategic discourse

Richard J. SamuelsSigur Center for Asian Studies

After decades of accepting U.S. supremacy in Asia as the foundation of its foreign and security policies, finding the right distance between the U.S. and China is the most important strategic choice facing Japan today. “Getting it just right” with these two powers will require both military and economic readjustments. But it will not be easy.