A new issue of Tehelka is out. Shanthie Mariet D'Souza (ISAS): What Does Obama’s Re-election Mean to South Asia? Malala Yousufzai and the Bonesetter’s alchemy: Humera Afridi on girls, shame, healing what’s broken, and why education is the path to creating an honorable Pakistan. The current ban of YouTube is symptomatic of a 20th-century government unwilling to embrace the 21st century, says Shahidul Alam, as he looks back at the struggle for a digital Bangladesh. Bruce Riedel on an India-Pakistan detente. Gerardo Serra reviews Utopia and the Village in South Asian Literatures by Anupama Mohan. John M. Fritz and George Michell on searching for a new approach to development, tourism, and local needs at the grand medieval city of Hampi. Gross national happiness in Bhutan: the big idea from a tiny state that could change the world. The alliance from hell: Dilip Hiro on how the U.S. and Pakistan became the dysfunctional nuclear family of international relations. Why can't India feed its people? Mehul Srivastava wants to know. The world's deadliest road: Seven years ago, the World Bank paid for a road in Bangladesh to be upgraded, but without demanding basic safety features — now people are dying by the score.

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