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Our research on India is dedicated to explaining and interpreting India’s rise by looking both within and outside its borders. It places a special emphasis on India’s domestic political economy, foreign policy, and defense ties.
Our research on South Asia focuses on the international security challenges of the emerging world order, especially U.S. foreign policy and relationships in Asia and the Indian subcontinent.
The Maldives has sought to strengthen ties with India, yet the political opposition is seeking to wean the country off this relationship. Will the heated rhetoric have an impact?
A narrow focus on the political clout of Asian Americans often obscures a more fundamental question: what exactly do Asian American voters want from their government?
Ahead of the midterms, a new Carnegie-YouGov poll reveals the political views of Asian American voters in California—one of the fastest-growing groups of voters in the nation’s largest state. While they lean Democratic, they also have lingering uncertainties about the party’s future.
“The continued stability and prosperity of the Indo-Pacific region is heavily influenced by the actions of small island states,” says Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shadid.
While Washington and Beijing focus on defense and security-related issues, the islands are demanding action on climate change.
Bangladeshi opposition parties have failed to support the country's democratic consolidation since 1990. Explanations can be found from the colonial era to the present day.
Darshana M. Baruah is a fellow with the South Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace where she directs the Indian Ocean Initiative. Her primary research focuses on maritime security in the Indo-Pacific and the role of islands in shaping great power competition.
Anirudh Burman is an associate research director and fellow at Carnegie India. He works on key issues relating to public institutions, public administration, the administrative and regulatory state, and state capacity.
Rudra Chaudhuri is the director of Carnegie India. His primary research interests include the diplomatic history of South Asia and contemporary security issues.
Dalton is the co-director and a senior fellow 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.
Evan A. Feigenbaum is vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he oversees research in Washington, Beijing, and New Delhi on a dynamic region encompassing both East Asia and South Asia.
Mr. Vijay Gokhale is a nonresident senior fellow at Carnegie India and the former foreign secretary of India.
Frédéric Grare is a nonresident senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where his research focuses on Indo-Pacific dynamics, the search for a security architecture, and South Asia Security issues.
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.
Perkovich works primarily on nuclear strategy and nonproliferation issues; cyberconflict; and new approaches to international public-private management of strategic technologies.
Srinath Raghavan is a nonresident senior fellow at Carnegie India. His primary research focus is on the contemporary and historical aspects of India’s foreign and security policies.
Suyash Rai is a deputy director and fellow at Carnegie India. His research focuses on the political economy of economic reforms, and the performance of public institutions in India.
James Schwemlein is a nonresident scholar in the South Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Aqil Shah is a visiting scholar in the South Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Paul Staniland is a nonresident scholar in the South Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Ashley J. Tellis is the Tata Chair for Strategic Affairs and 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.
Milan Vaishnav is a senior fellow and director of the South Asia Program and the host of the Grand Tamasha podcast at Carnegie, where he focuses on India's political economy, governance, state capacity, distributive politics, and electoral behavior.