Foreign Policy


    • Op-Ed

    Raja Mandala: The China Reset

    Any reset of the China-India relationship would necessarily include an effort to widen the areas of cooperation that will provide some balance against the many negative factors that are unsettling bilateral relations.

    • Op-Ed

    Raja Mandala: A Korean Miracle?

    With his relentless focus on “burden-sharing” and “America First”, U.S. President Trump could end up rearranging the political and security order in East Asia.

    • Op-Ed

    France: India’s New Russia?

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Emmanuel Macron are well-placed to turn India and France into long-term partners in shaping the geopolitics of Eurasia and the Indo-Pacific.

    • Event

    Bridging the Bay of Bengal: Toward a Stronger BIMSTEC

    The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), founded in 1997, can help reconnect one of the world’s least integrated regions.

    • Op-Ed

    Kabul’s Risky Overture

    As Washington, Rawalpindi, Kabul, and the Taliban recalibrate their positions, Afghanistan is entering a very fragile moment.

    • Maritime Security in the Bay of Bengal

      There appears to be a need for greater cooperation in the maritime domain in the Bay of Bengal, given the increasing rivalries in the region.

      • Reactivating a Legacy of Integration Through BIMSTEC

        While trade liberalization and transportation infrastructure should remain BIMSTEC’s key priorities, the Bay of Bengal will not re-emerge as a regional space unless there are significant investments to foster people to people exchanges.

        • Connecting the Bay of Bengal: The Problem

          Beyond its economic potential and strategic significance, the Bay of Bengal distinguishes itself globally by abysmal levels of integration, reflecting a deep divide between South and Southeast Asia.

          • Reimagining the Bay

            The resolution of many outstanding maritime territorial disputes and the tentative steps for political and security cooperation in the region provide the basis for imagining a Bay of Bengal community that will benefit all the peoples of the region.

            • Op-Ed

            New Dynamic in the North West

            Two recent developments point to the new directions in which the north-western Subcontinent could evolve.

          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
            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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            Garima Mohan
            Nonresident Fellow
            Carnegie India
            Garima Mohan is a nonresident fellow at Carnegie India. Her research focuses on the foreign and security policies of rising powers, particularly that of India, and on Europe-India relations.
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            Constantino Xavier
            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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