South Asia

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    • Op-Ed

    Chinese Takeaway: Beijing’s Afghan Role

    As the American occupation of Afghanistan comes to an end, China is getting ready to play a significant role in a country that has seen many great powers bite the dust.

    • Op-Ed

    Modi’s Diplomacy: Yoga, Democracy, and India’s Soft Power

    The United Nations General Assembly recently declared an annual International Day of Yoga. This small step underlines the immense possibilities for projecting India’s soft power under Modi.

    • Op-Ed

    Afghanistan: The Great Game Folio

    Partition has given Pakistan the power to disrupt Afghanistan, but not enough to construct a stable order. This tragic story of the Great Game is unlikely to change in 2015.

    • Op-Ed

    Chinese Takeaway: Modi’s Buddhism

    In his outreach to leaders in the subcontinent and Asia, from Nepal to Japan and China to Myanmar, Modi has projected Buddhism as one of India’s bridges to these nations.

    • Op-Ed

    States and the SAARC

    Pakistan’s ambivalence towards economic integration and the minimal gains from the South Asian summit in Kathmandu need not necessarily be a setback to India’s agenda for regionalism.

    • Op-Ed

    Iran and India’s Road to Afghanistan

    Delhi and Tehran see the Chabahar port as a means to improve their geopolitical leverage with Pakistan and pursue their common interest in providing Central Asia alternative routes to the Indian Ocean.

    • Op-Ed

    Modi’s American Business

    What Prime Minister Narendra Modi does with the American business community during his visit to the United States may be more consequential over the longer term than his engagement with the political leadership in Washington.

    • Op-Ed

    Modi’s World

    Foreign policy is rarely central to elections anywhere in the world. It is no surprise, then, that the foreign policy sections in the manifestos put out by some Indian parties seem an afterthought.

    • Op-Ed

    Degrees of Irresponsibility

    The Indian political classes are gravely mistaken if they think the contest for power at home can be conducted without reference to the world outside.

    • Op-Ed

    Pakistan’s Taliban Proxy and Afghan Power Sharing

    Pakistan’s leverage over the Taliban is driving negotiations over Afghanistan’s future.

Carnegie Experts on
South Asia

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    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.
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    Constantino Xavier
    Fellow
    Carnegie India
    Constantino Xavier is a fellow 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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