India’s ‘free-riding’ strategy dooms SAARC

The nationalist politics that assured Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi a second term in office – and particularly his determination to isolate Pakistan – has doomed the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in favor of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC). SAARC comprises Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, […]