• Op-Ed

    Why China’s One Belt, One Road Matters for Afghanistan

    • Arushi Kumar
    • May 12, 2017
    • South Asian Voices

    By deepening its political, economic and military engagement in Afghanistan, and by formally signing a Memorandum of Understanding in 2016, China seems to be emerging as a long-term player in the region’s new Great Game.

    • Op-Ed

    A Sacred Geography

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi can rebuild India’s relationship with Sri Lanka by reclaiming their shared spiritual heritage and acknowledging the country’s leadership role in Asia and the Indian Ocean.

    • Op-Ed

    Network Is the Key

    Indian and China would both benefit from regional connectivity. But New Delhi should debate the terms of each project, rather than saying “Yes” or “No” to the Belt and Road Initiative as a whole.

    • Safe Homecoming

      To ensure the safety of Indians abroad, the Indian armed forces will have to develop specific doctrines, procedures and capabilities to deploy expeditionary forces in coordination with civilian authorities.

      • India’s Democratic Marketplace for Criminality

        In India, it is useful to view the relative success of criminal politicians as a byproduct of democratic practice, rather than its authoritarian antithesis.

        • Op-Ed

        Space Games

        India must make a concerted effort to expand the range of technologies it can use as part of its diplomatic arsenal.

        • Article

        The Right Way to Nurture India’s Digital Economy

        The Indian digital economy offers tremendous potential for growth if appropriate policies are put in place.

        • Op-Ed

        Policy Push to Boost Electric Vehicle Sales

        Electric vehicles offer advantages that are particularly suited to India’s economic and environmental conditions.

        • Op-Ed

        Quota Is the Wrong Answer

        In India, looking at reservations as an employment scheme is self-defeating because government jobs represent only a small percent of workers.

        • Op-Ed

        Raja Mandala: Warming Up Cold Turkey

        As he deals with a messy neighborhood in the Middle East, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has a desire to find new partners like India that can boost Turkey’s economic prospects and lend its foreign policy greater depth.

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        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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