United States


    • Op-Ed

    Raja Mandala: A Rediscovery of Non-Alignment

    The proposition that India must tilt to one side, toward Russia and China, and keep its distance from the United States is a legacy from the 1970s. It does not square with contemporary reality.

    • Donald Trump’s ‘Indo-Pacific’ and America’s India Conundrum

      The durability of the Indo-Pacific dynamic will depend essentially on New Delhi’s willingness to work with the United States and its allies in the region.

      • Op-Ed

      Xi, Trump, Asian Disorder

      The rise of China and the turbulence in U.S. domestic politics have created great disorder, but they have also opened up room for creative Indian diplomacy in Asia.

      • Op-Ed

      The Confluence of Two Seas

      The Indian, Japanese, and U.S. effort to connect the Pacific and Indian Oceans could be an alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative and enhance the bargaining power of small countries vis-a-vis Beijing.

      • Op-Ed

      Raja Mandala: The Road to Partnership

      In demanding that Pakistan suspend cross-border terrorism and asking that India play a larger role in the region, Trump and Tillerson have begun to clear the path for strategic regional coordination between India and the United States.

      • Op-Ed

      Raja Mandala: Possibilities Amidst Flux in South Asia

      New Delhi must find ways to effectively intervene in the limited but inviting strategic space that is opening up between the United States, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.

      • Op-Ed

      Raja Mandala: Rearranging the BRICS

      The BRICS summit highlights the need for India’s foreign policy relations with China, Russia, and the United States to reflect pragmatism and realism rather than idealism.

      • Op-Ed

      Raja Mandala: Curing Rawalpindi

      While the Trump administration’s efforts to get tough on Pakistan face challenges and potential dangers, the change in stance signals a new political will to pursue previously untried measures which offer some hope of success.

      • Op-Ed

      The Trump Discontinuity

      India must its increase its economic diplomacy and security cooperation with Afghanistan while countering the narrative that the success of the revised U.S. policy toward South Asia hinges on Kashmir.

      • America’s Reset of Afghan Strategy: Potential Realignment of South Asian Geopolitics

        U.S. President Donald Trump’s reset of Afghan strategy marks an important discontinuity in Washington’s approach to South Asia.

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        R.K. Misra
        Nonresident Scholar
        Carnegie India
        R.K. Misra is a nonresident scholar at Carnegie India. Based in Bangalore, he will drive Carnegie India’s Technology Forum Initiative and engage with technology innovators and policymakers.
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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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