Carnegie Senior Associate Ashley Tellis delivered a talk at an all-day conference on U.S. - India Relations: The Road Ahead, held at the Heritage Foundation on May 23, 2007.
On May 8, the Carnegie Endowment hosted a panel on "Threats to Transition in Afghanistan: Old and New" that included presentations by Ambassador Teresita Schaffer from the Center for Strategic & International Studies, William Maley from the University of New South Wales, and Marvin Weinbaum from the Middle East Institute.
Indian Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon was in Washington last week to save the troubled U.S.-India nuclear deal. U.S. negotiators should ensure that the peaceful nuclear cooperation agreement meets the letter and spirit of that law. Anything Less should be rejected by Congress.
India, like the United States, is entering a complex geopolitical environment that is likely to survive for at least another two decades. This environment will be characterised by the continuing dominance of the United States in the global system.
On March 28, 2007, the Carnegie Endowment hosted Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, Bernard Schwartz Fellow at the Asia Society, New York, and Foreign Editor of The Hindustan Times. His talk, entitled “India: The Decisive Decade,” was moderated by Visiting Scholar Frederic Grare.
On March 7, 2007, the Carnegie Endowment hosted a talk “Changing Orientations of the Military and Problems of Governance in Pakistan” by Hasan-Askari Rizvi from the School of Advanced International Studies at The John Hopkins University.
In his chapter, "What Should We Expect from India as a Strategic Partner?" Ashley J. Tellis analyzes the historical "sine wave" nature of the U.S.-India relationship and outlines the value and practical consequences of the transforming bilateral relationship.
In this discussion, India's Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon and Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs R. Nicholas Burns share their perspectives on how India and the United States view their interests in the emerging international system.
Discussants examine the ongoing global power shift toward Asia and its impact on the international system.