• Op-Ed

    Raja Mandala: SAARC Minus One

    India can’t compel Pakistan to join the project of South Asian integration. Instead,Delhi must devote itself to bilateral, sub-regional, and trans-regional cooperation with its neighbors.

    • Op-Ed

    The Risk-Taker

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s seeks to break out of the many presumed constraints on India’s Pakistan policy by taking more risks than his predecessors.

    • India's Options in Pakistan: What Will Follow the Attack in Kashmir

      If India chooses to respond with extensive force, and if Pakistan moves to counter, Washington inevitably will be impelled to intervene diplomatically to stabilize the situation. This might work temporarily, but the wheel of conflict will turn again.

      • Uri Won't Lead India to Undertake Major Military Action

        A terrorist attack in Uri has revived the possibility of an Indian military strike, possibly against terrorist camps across the Line of Control. Could this lead to nuclear conflict in the sub-continent?

        • Op-Ed

        Raja Mandala: A Movement in Coma

        It was never possible to harmonize the interests of so many different countries in the Non-Aligned Movement. But, the summits allow countries to bring their particular national issues to the fore.

        • Pakistan and India: The Art of Peace

          If India is pursuing covert operations to punish Pakistan, it would be a disturbing development in the nearly seventy-year security competition between the two states; but it should not come as a great surprise.

          • Event

          Derek Chollet on The Long Game

          • September 15, 2016
          • New Delhi

          In an era defined by “pivots” and “resets,” the United States has maintained a precarious balance at home and abroad.

          • Op-Ed

          New Dynamic in the North West

          Afghanistan’s geopolitical situation means it must either normalize relations Pakistan or partner with India to balance it. After having attempted the former, Afghanistan is pursuing the latter.

          • Testimony

          Pakistan: Challenges for U.S. Interests

          • Toby Dalton
          • September 08, 2016
          • United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

          It will continue to be in the U.S. interest to sustain an ability to mitigate nuclear threats in South Asia even as its role and presence in the region evolves.

          • Trade is the Biggest Weakness in India-U.S. Ties

            U.S.-India relations have been advanced by both the Bush and Obama presidencies. However, there needs to be a stronger economic foundation for the strategic partnership.

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            Toby Dalton
            Nuclear Policy Program
            Dalton is the co-director of the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment. An expert on nonproliferation and nuclear energy, his work addresses regional security challenges and the evolution of the global nuclear order.
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            Frederic Grare
            Nonresident Senior Associate
            South Asia Program
            Grare is a nonresident senior associate 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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            Christophe Jaffrelot
            Nonresident Scholar
            South Asia Program
            Jaffrelot’s core research focuses on theories of nationalism and democracy, mobilization of the lower castes and Dalits (ex-untouchables) in India, the Hindu nationalist movement, and ethnic conflicts in Pakistan.
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            C. Raja Mohan
            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.
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            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.
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            George Perkovich
            Vice President for Studies
            Perkovich works primarily on nuclear strategy and nonproliferation issues, and on South Asian security.
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            Paul Schulte
            Nonresident Senior Associate
            Nuclear Policy Program
            Schulte is a nonresident senior associate in the Carnegie Nuclear Policy Program, where his research focuses on the future of deterrence, nuclear strategy, nuclear nonproliferation, cybersecurity, and their political implications.
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            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.
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            Ashley J. Tellis
            Senior Associate
            South Asia Program
            Tellis is a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace specializing in international security, defense, and Asian strategic issues.
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            Petr Topychkanov
            Nonproliferation Program
            Moscow Center
            Topychkanov is an associate in the Carnegie Moscow Center’s Nonproliferation Program.
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            Milan Vaishnav
            Senior Associate
            South Asia Program
            Vaishnav’s primary research focus is the political economy of India, and he examines issues such as corruption, ethnic politics, governance and state capacity, election finance, and distributive politics.
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            Constantino Xavier
            Carnegie India
            Constantino Xavier is an associate 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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