Rudra Chaudhuri, Amb. Gautam Mukhopadhyaya, Amb. Husain Haqqani, and Prof. Vanda Felbab-Brown discuss the future of Afghanistan post the upcoming U.S. withdrawal and its potential impact on the security dynamics, geopolitics, and economics of South Asia.
As much as the U.S. is a crucial partner for India, spreading foreign policy risk may just be as crucial in being able to maintain equitable ties with a Biden White House, especially as American ambitions – both ideological and material – are tested in practice.
The United States and many other countries have rushed to send aid to India as the country battles the coronavirus pandemic. But U.S. President Joe Biden needs to focus his administration’s attention on unblocking the congested vaccine supply chain further downstream.
India-US relations have transformed in the last two decades. Yet, there is an aspect of this relationship that has been largely
neglected: the need to bridge growing divergences in each countries’ approach to the digital economy. This paper outlines these divergences and suggests ways forward.
Rudra Chaudhuri speaks on contemporary U.S.-India relations in this seminar organized by Institut d’Estudis Nord-Americans (IEN) and IBEI within a program on American politics and international security.
U.S. secretary of defense Lloyd Austin's visit to India is an opportunity to develop military-to-military ties and deepen cooperation, but he must also appreciate that sanctioning India will significantly undermine bilateral relations.
Formally and openly engaging the Taliban is a high-cost strategy. But India has long supported dissidents and insurgents to stand for elections within its own boundaries.
With a new administration in Washington, how can the U.S. and India forward each other’s strategic interests? Carnegie India hosted Joshua T. White for a discussion of his paper ‘After the Foundational Agreements: An Agenda for U.S.–India Defence and Security Cooperation.'
As the Biden administration works towards the democratization of the American state, it is important to examine how these changes can impact the state’s apparatus. Does a more diverse voter base and cabinet make for better public institutions?
India’s key strategic interests involve countering China’s growing presence in Asia, cooperating with partners to promote regional security, and protecting the sea lanes in the Indian Ocean. This requires a capable Indian military establishment.