Publications

The Caravan

Turkey: Days of Their Lives

Diyarbakır’s 1.5 million Kurdish residents are isolated from western Turkey; they are dismissed, vilified, feared. Now they are on TV.

India: Misreading the Elections

Too often obscured by the media’s penchant for prediction, ground realities in India's state of Uttar Pradesh reveal the issues that truly determine results.

Climate on the Edge

The climate story of South Asia begins in the Himalayas, home to thousands of rain-fed glaciers that make up the largest body of ice outside the poles. In the winter, these glaciers capture the precipitation that makes it over the mountains. In the warmer months, they melt away water that feeds major rivers like the Ganga, the Indus, and the Brahmaputra. The system is a 'natural water tanker' for the 1.5 billion people living in the river basins below.The second important feature of the story is its extreme monsoon, in which half the rain for the season falls in only 15 days.

The Water’s Edge

The Indus Waters Treaty has governed the sharing of a strategic river between India and Pakistan, but will this treaty survive the emerging water crisis?