South Asia


    • Paper

    India’s Post-Demonetization Policy Agenda

    • V. Anantha Nageswaran, Gulzar Natarajan
    • September 25, 2017

    Given the mammoth scale and extraordinary nature of the November 2016 demonetization in India, it is almost an obligation on the government’s part to reap a wider range of economic benefits from it.

    • Op-Ed

    New Delhi and Tokyo: Asia’s New Leaders

    While New Delhi and Tokyo realize their limitations in competing with China-led initiatives, there is an unmatched intent and willingness in the Indo-Japanese relationship to collaborate on new areas across the region.

    • Event

    President Trump and the New Afghan Dynamic: India’s Options

    An examination of New Delhi’s policy and programmatic responses to President Trump’s Afghanistan strategy and its greater role for India.

    • Op-Ed

    Raja Mandala: From Naysayer to Leader

    As old ideological divisions break down at the United Nations, New Delhi should take the lead in promoting practical solutions to international challenges, remembering that multilateralism is not an end in itself, but a means to pursue India’s national interests.

    • Op-Ed

    China Pressuring Pakistan on Terrorism?

    • Arushi Kumar
    • September 14, 2017
    • South Asian Voices

    By condemning Pakistan-based terror groups, China has signaled that it is willing to hold Islamabad accountable for harboring terror in order to protect Chinese investments and security in the region.

    • Paper

    India’s Strategic Choices: China and the Balance of Power in Asia

    • Rajesh Rajagopalan
    • September 14, 2017

    China’s rise poses a strategic challenge to India on multiple fronts. The best way for New Delhi to respond is to pursue a deeper partnership with the United States.

    • Op-Ed

    The Case for Alliance

    Relations between India and Japan have transformed over the past few years, in part due the rapid rise of China and growing uncertainty over the future U.S. role in Asia.

    • Op-Ed

    Raja Mandala: Inflection Point in Kabul

    New Delhi’s increased strategic engagement with Kabul is a break with past policies and will enhance India’s influence in the region.

    • Op-Ed

    India’s “Like-Minded” Partnerships to Counter China in South Asia

    India is increasingly seeking partnerships with like-minded countries with similar foreign policy goals, looking beyond the scope of South Asia to counter China’s looming influence in the region.

    • Op-Ed

    Degrees of Separation

    The growing international perception of India as a rising power is one of the factors fueling an increased interest in India’s foreign policy.

Carnegie Experts on
South Asia

  • expert thumbnail - Baloch
    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 - Mohan
    Garima Mohan
    Nonresident Fellow
    Carnegie India
    Garima Mohan is a nonresident fellow at Carnegie India. Her research focuses on the foreign and security policies of rising powers, particularly that of India, and on Europe-India relations.
  • expert thumbnail - Samarajiva
    Rohan Samarajiva
    Nonresident Fellow
    Carnegie India
    Rohan Samarajiva is a nonresident fellow at Carnegie India.

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