From the CIAO Atlas Map of Asia 

Journal of International Affairs

Summer 1997: South Asia: The Challenges of Statehood

The Summer 1997 Issue analyzed the political development and economic progress of the South Asian states. This year marks the 25th or 50th anniversary of statehood of the five nations in the region, and thus makes it an appropriate time to evaluate the progress these countries have made and the challenges that lie ahead.