• Op-Ed

    The Great Game Folio: Modi’s Pak Pivot

    To be an effective player in Central Asia, India must find a way either through Pakistan, or around it.

    • Op-Ed

    More Modestly, With Kabul

    Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to New Delhi offers an opportunity for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to recalibrate India’s Afghan policy toward greater realism and more modest goals.

    • Op-Ed

    Look Again at the Middle East

    As the United States ends its combat role in Afghanistan, strategic cooperation with Iran has become absolutely critical for securing India’s interests in Afghanistan and Central Asia.

    • Op-Ed

    Afghan Arena: Exit America, Enter China

    As America reduces its military burden in Afghanistan, China’s deepening involvement there was marked by the launch of a new official forum in Kabul last week.

    • 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

    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

    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

    Pakistan’s Taliban Proxy and Afghan Power Sharing

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

    • Op-Ed

    Afghan Attack

    The West must recognize that there are reasons that the Pakistani military doesn’t want a stable Afghanistan.

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  • Rudra Chaudhuri
    Carnegie India
    Rudra Chaudhuri is the director of Carnegie India. His primary research interests include the diplomatic history of South Asia and contemporary security issues.

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