• Op-Ed

    Raja Mandala: Sharif Versus Sharif

    New Delhi should not rule out change in Pakistan’s civil-military relations and examine if those changes can facilitate a more productive engagement with Islamabad.

    • Charting a New Course: Modi’s Pakistan Policy

      Five elements define Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s effort to end the prolonged strategic stalemate in India’s relations with Pakistan.

      • Op-Ed

      Pakistan’s Terror Problem and the Demise of Hope

      U.S. policy toward Pakistan has cost the lives of soldiers and undermined the reconstruction of Afghanistan. Unfortunately, it will most likely take a major terrorist attack to change this policy.

      • Op-Ed

      Deep Military Cooperation Between Russia and Pakistan Threatens Delhi

      Russia's recent military exercises with Pakistan showed that Moscow still views many international issues through the prism of its relations with the U.S. Such a position might put Russia-India relations at risk.

      • Op-Ed

      Breaking Out of the Box

      A more complex phase in the long-standing conflict between India and Pakistan has begun. Modi must retain strong control over the inevitable escalation that will unfold and sustain relentless pressure on Rawalpindi’s political vulnerabilities.

      • Event

      Book Launch: Not War, Not Peace?

      With India and Pakistan close to the brink of confrontation, the subcontinent presents an illuminating study in what happens when traditional assumptions about deterrence no longer hold.

      • Op-Ed

      Raja Mandala: A Movement in Coma

      It was never possible to harmonize the interests of so many different countries in the Non-Aligned Movement. But, the summits allow countries to bring their particular national issues to the fore.

      • Op-Ed

      Contest on Two Fronts

      By seeking more space with China and Pakistan at the same time, some believe Prime Minster Modi could be creating a strategic nightmare for India. Others suggest the two fronts are no longer separate.

      • Op-Ed

      The Balochistan Gamble

      In his speech for India’s Independence Day, Prime Minister Modi criticized Pakistan, while reaffirming his commitment to promoting regional cooperation and developing a joint struggle against terrorism.

      • Op-Ed

      Raja Mandala: Pragmatic About SAARC

      Arguments about the diplomatic process in South Asia demonstrate how dysfunctional the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation has become. India must be patient with Pakistan, while remaining engaged with others in the region.

    Carnegie Experts on

    • 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
      C. Raja Mohan
      Nonresident Senior Fellow
      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.

    Sign up for
    Carnegie Email

    Personal Information
    Please note

    You are leaving the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy's website and entering another Carnegie global site.