In a joint statement issued on February 25, India and Pakistan reaffirmed their commitment to the 2003 ceasefire agreement — following a few years of increasing violations at the Line of Control. Can the two nations translate their stated intentions for "mutually beneficial peace" into reality?
Anatol Lieven and Rudra Chaudhuri join Srinath Raghavan to analyze the implications of the recent intra-Afghan negotiations. Are the negotiating parties well-poised towards building a peace deal? How has South Asia been involved in this arduous process?
Indo-Pak conversations have mostly been conducted across tables or provided fodder for political grandstanding; but for T.C.A. Raghavan, the contours of these contentious dynamics have been a lived reality.
Rajesh Rajagopalan's recent paper, "India and Counterforce: A Question of Evidence" argues that even as India has had a long-running debate about many aspects of its nuclear doctrine, the country continues to maintain its posture on the No First Use doctrine.
In South Asia, the coronavirus pandemic is at once a public health crisis, an economic crisis, and a humanitarian crisis.
Carnegie India hosted the seventh discussion of the Security Studies Seminar on “Kargil, Ussuri, and the Offense-Defense Balance Under the Nuclear Overhang.”
Speaking to the press ahead of his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India and Pakistan could resolve their problems bilaterally without involving “any third country.”
In the aftermath of the military crisis between India and Pakistan this year, news of a Pakistani crackdown on anti-India terrorists has come out.
Rather than pray for the success of SAARC, the new government in New Delhi should double down on informal diplomacy that could help pave the way for more purposeful regional cooperation—both bilateral and multilateral.
The rise of India as a major Asian power is a significant geopolitical process of our times.