Why India is the one indispensible nation where the future of democracy is concerned, according to Tom de Boor and Ed Crego, and how its leadership can set the example for the rest of the world, even ...

Many see the 1960s in the George Floyd protests.  In commentary for the Middle East North Africa Financial Network, Frank sees reason for optimism in the differences between then and now...

With disasters comes philanthropy.  When it comes to COVID-19, Frank makes the case that much more is needed--an International Interconnected Philanthropic Network...

What we learned about China from its handling of the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis......

Frank recounts Martin Luther King's visit to India in the Hindustan Times, and what King and Gandhi still have to say to us today...

In The American Bazaar, Frank explains why India needs to be a secular democracy, with equal opportunity and social mobility for all...

In the South Asia Monitor, Frank tracks the history of US-India relations, using head of state meetings as a through-line, and traverses the path illuminated to make a prediction about the future...

In the Hindustan Times, Frank lays out the importance of truly engaging in the 'diaspora diplomacy' the Indian government prides itself on, which includes meeting with critics of its policies...

Pakistan-India relations were extremely rocky in 2019.  Is past prologue for 2020, or are there ways to bend the arc towards greater harmony?  Frank's new year analysis, in the Daily Times...

Midst rising tensions over Kashmir, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has made an extraordinary gesture for peace, writes Frank in the Daily Times...

As a graduate of Aligarh Muslim University, Frank is keenly aware of the life and philosophy of its 19th century founder, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan.  Never have his teachings been more relevant to the futu...

Nationalism has been a source of division in the United States, but as Frank observes, in India it could be a source of badly needed unity...

The US-China trade war was supposed to benefit India. It hasn't. In a column for the Hindustan Times, Frank explains why...

The Indian government's upbeat assessment of its economy after the fall IMF meeting masks underlying and looming issues that will require bold reforms to address, writes Frank...

With Prime Minister Modi's re-election and the US-China trade war, US-India relations are at a pivot point, with both a great deal of promise and potential peril ahead...

For the past six weeks, the world's largest representative democracy has been showing the world's oldest how it's done...

It's time for the world's largest democracy to get larger, all over the world...

Human resources: a blessing if you can deploy them, a danger if you can't. Four big steps Pakistan can take to end up on the right side of the sword......

Over 80% of India's workforce is in the informal sector, as if it were a country devastated by war. Fortunately, there are nations who've built themselves in powerhouses from just this circumstance.....

Pakistan’s healthcare system is sick. Successive governments have neglected this critical area for the past 70 years. Urgent measures need to be taken to improve this ailing system....

In just two years, India has climbed from the 130th to the 77th best environment for new business activity. What's been behind the surge, what remains to be done......

Prime Minister Modi's Long Life India initiative has been described as the largest in the world, but what will be key are the steps needed to ensure it's the finest......

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Kahn was one of the greatest cricket players in world history, the ideal match for the pinnacle of the educational system he has prioritized to reform......

Like many other nations, India has a secret weapon it has yet to deploy, one that all by its lonesome could grow the nation's economy by nearly a third......