By Arjun Guneratne,Anita M. Weiss
South Asia is without doubt one of the world’s most crucial geopolitical components and residential to just about one and a part billion humans. even though the various poorest humans on the earth dwell during this zone, it truly is domestic additionally to a speedily growing to be center category wielding a lot fiscal strength. India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, jointly the successor states to the British Indian Empire—the Raj—form the center of South Asia, in addition to smaller states on its outer edge: landlocked Nepal and the island nation of Sri Lanka. Many elements collect the disparate nations of the sector into vital engagements with each other, forming an uneasy neighborhood entity.Contributions by: Arjun Guneratne, Christophe Jaffrelot, Pratyoush Onta, Haroun er Rashid, Seira Tamang, Shabnum Tejani, and Anita M. Weiss
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