Thousands of demonstrators trying to topple Hong Kong’s legal ruler and set terms for the 2017 election symbolize a new political trend that takes legitimacy of government into perilous and unchartered territory
As East Asia endured dreadful wars in the 1970s, many claimed that Asian societies were not suited for democracy. This proved to be nonsense, just as similar claims will prove to be in North Africa and the Middle East.
If the present version of the NPT is proving too hit and miss to survive the next half century of nuclear aspirations, what will replace it? India can offer some lessons on non-proliferation in a new nuclear age