Afghanistan

    • Op-Ed

    The Kabul Convergence

    Although the United States and India have had shared interests in Afghanistan since the ouster of the Taliban at the end of 2001, Washington, in deference to Pakistan, has generally discouraged New Delhi from an activist role there.

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    A New Foreign Policy Strategy?

    It remains to be seen whether recent foreign policy pivots by the Trump administration amount to a departure from its earlier views about America’s role in the world.

    • Op-Ed

    EU and India Must Converge in Kabul

    Despite common interests, shared objectives and similar initiatives, biased perceptions have persistently hindered dialogue and cooperation between India and the European Union in Afghanistan.

    • Op-Ed

    Why Friendship Between Russia and the Taliban is Impossible

    Media reports about a rapprochement between Russia and the Taliban are not even close to reality. Moscow, however, has opened communication channels with the Afghan group, with an eye on protecting its own interests in the country.

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    What Is Russia Doing in Afghanistan?

    Russia seeks to build a diplomatic profile in Afghanistan that circumvents the West and the government of Afghanistan in an attempt to undermine the U.S.- and NATO-led peace effort.

    • Op-Ed

    What Does India Think of Trump’s Afghanistan Policy?

    • Arushi Kumar
    • February 14, 2017
    • Diplomat

    Donald Trump’s presidency presents an unexpected opportunity for India in its continued efforts to stabilize Afghanistan.

    • South Asian Views on America’s Role in Asia

      South Asian leaders are deeply concerned about America’s long-term commitment to the liberal, global economic order and Washington’s political will to sustain its longstanding international security commitments.

      • Securing Afghanistan: Prospects for India-EU Cooperation

        After 15 years of limited cooperation, India and the EU have the opportunity to join forces on promoting peace and stability in Afghanistan.

        • Op-Ed

        Raja Mandala: Breaking the Panipat Syndrome

        With India’s relations with Pakistan entering a period of turbulence, Afghanistan could acquire an unusual prominence in India’s regional strategy.

        • Fragility Study Group Policy Brief

        Corruption and State Fragility

        The issue of corruption must be central to policy development, engaging every aspect of how the United States interacts with fragile states.

      Carnegie Experts on
      Afghanistan

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        Bilal Baloch
        Visiting Fellow
        Bilal Baloch is a visiting fellow at Carnegie India where his research focuses on the political economy of government behavior in India and other developing democracies.
      • expert thumbnail - Blanc
        Jarrett Blanc
        Senior Fellow
        Geoeconomics and Strategy Program
        Jarrett Blanc is a senior fellow in the Geoeconomics and Strategy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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        Sarah Chayes
        Senior Fellow
        Democracy and Rule of Law Program
        Sarah Chayes is internationally recognized for her innovative thinking on corruption and its implications. Her work explores how severe corruption can help prompt such crises as terrorism, revolutions and their violent aftermaths, and environmental degradation.
      • expert thumbnail - Dorronsoro
        Gilles Dorronsoro
        Nonresident Scholar
        South Asia Program
        Dorronsoro’s research focuses on security and political development in Afghanistan. He was a professor of political science at the Sorbonne in Paris and the Institute of Political Studies of Rennes.
      • expert thumbnail - Grare
        Frederic Grare
        Nonresident Senior Fellow
        South Asia Program
        Grare is a nonresident senior fellow in Carnegie’s South Asia Program. His research focuses on security issues and democratization in India, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. Previously, he led the Asia bureau at the Directorate for Strategic Affairs in the French Ministry of Defense.
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        Jessica Tuchman Mathews
        Distinguished Fellow
        Mathews is a distinguished fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. She served as Carnegie’s president for 18 years.
      • expert thumbnail - Mohan
        C. Raja Mohan
        Director
        Carnegie India
        A leading analyst of India’s foreign policy, Mohan is also an expert on South Asian security, great-power relations in Asia, and arms control.
      • expert thumbnail - Nakhle
        Carole Nakhle
        Nonresident Scholar
        Middle East Center
        Nakhle is a nonresident scholar at Carnegie Middle East Center, specializing in international petroleum contracts and fiscal regimes for the oil and gas industry, world oil and gas market developments, energy policy, and oil and gas revenue management.
      • expert thumbnail - Perkovich
        George Perkovich
        Vice President for Studies
        Perkovich works primarily on nuclear strategy and nonproliferation issues, and on South Asian security.
      • expert thumbnail - Shah
        Aqil Shah
        Nonresident Scholar
        South Asia Program
        Aqil Shah is a nonresident scholar in the South Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
      • expert thumbnail - Tellis
        Ashley J. Tellis
        Tata Chair for Strategic Affairs
        Tellis holds the Tata Chair for Strategic Affairs and is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, specializing in international security and U.S. foreign and defense policy with a special focus on Asia and the Indian subcontinent.
      • expert thumbnail - Topychkanov
        Petr Topychkanov
        Fellow
        Nonproliferation Program
        Moscow Center
        Topychkanov is a fellow in the Carnegie Moscow Center’s Nonproliferation Program.
      • expert thumbnail - Xavier
        Constantino Xavier
        Fellow
        Carnegie India
        Constantino Xavier is a fellow at Carnegie India, based in New Delhi. His research focus is on India’s foreign policy, with emphasis on relations with its neighboring countries and South Asian regional security.

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