• Op-Ed

    Raja-Mandala: India-Pak and the Parivar

    There is a growing conviction across the subcontinent that the region must overcome the many tragic consequences of Partition.

    • Op-Ed

    Not With You, Nor Without You

    India and Pakistan cannot afford to stay away from each other for too long. But they cannot stay with each other either.

    • Op-Ed

    NSA-level Talks: Why Delhi Is Playing Hardball and What’s the Risk

    The consequences of a breakdown in dialogue between India and Pakistan might be unpredictable and could well push bilateral relations, as well as the situation in Kashmir, into uncharted waters.

    • Op-Ed

    Raja-Mandala: PM Modi’s Pakistan Surprise

    In refusing to call off the talks between Indian and Pakistani national security advisers, Modi might be signalling the strength to rethink the core assumptions of India’s recent Pakistan policy.

    • Op-Ed

    Raja-Mandala: After Mullah Omar

    Even if Pakistan succeeds in getting the new Taliban leadership to the table, there will be enough Afghan elements to challenge the terms.

    • Op-Ed

    The Great Game Folio: China in Bandung

    If Chinese President Xi Jinping’s two-day visit to Pakistan was about celebrating Beijing’s friendship, his presence at Bandung, Indonesia is likely to see an assertion of the Chinese claim to leadership in Asia.

    • Op-Ed

    Reimagining the Triangle

    Chinese President Xi’s travel to Islamabad, coming three weeks before Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to China, raises interesting questions about New Delhi’s changing approach towards Beijing.

    • Op-Ed

    The Great Game Folio: Pakistan in Yemen

    Islamabad is under pressure from Saudi Arabia to join military operations against the Houthi rebels in Yemen, but there is little popular support in Pakistan for jumping into a sectarian war.

    • Op-Ed

    Nawaz Sharif in Saudi Arabia: Pakistan’s Leverage in the Gulf

    Squeezed between the Sunni extremism of the Islamic State on the one hand and the rising political clout of the Shia Iran on the other, the Saudis are apparently eager to cash in their many IOUs in Pakistan.

    • Op-Ed

    Northwest Turbulence

    Having suspended talks with Islamabad last August, the Indian government needed a diplomatic device to renew the engagement with Pakistan.

Carnegie Experts on

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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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    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.

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