How did a seemingly avoidable diplomatic snafu almost derail relations between the world's largest democracies? Asia Society President Emerita Vishakha Desai takes a look, and finds a relationship on the rocks.
Historian William Dalrymple contributes an opinion piece, "The Muslims in the Middle," to the Op-Ed page of the New York Times, detailing the rise of Sufism, a deeply rooted resistance movement against violent Islamic radicalism.
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