• Event

    Book Launch: Not War, Not Peace?

    With India and Pakistan close to the brink of confrontation, the subcontinent presents an illuminating study in what happens when traditional assumptions about deterrence no longer hold.

    • Op-Ed

    Raja Mandala: A Movement in Coma

    It was never possible to harmonize the interests of so many different countries in the Non-Aligned Movement. But, the summits allow countries to bring their particular national issues to the fore.

    • Op-Ed

    Contest on Two Fronts

    By seeking more space with China and Pakistan at the same time, some believe Prime Minster Modi could be creating a strategic nightmare for India. Others suggest the two fronts are no longer separate.

    • Op-Ed

    The Balochistan Gamble

    In his speech for India’s Independence Day, Prime Minister Modi criticized Pakistan, while reaffirming his commitment to promoting regional cooperation and developing a joint struggle against terrorism.

    • Op-Ed

    Raja Mandala: Pragmatic About SAARC

    Arguments about the diplomatic process in South Asia demonstrate how dysfunctional the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation has become. India must be patient with Pakistan, while remaining engaged with others in the region.

    • Event

    The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

    • Daniel S. Markey, T.C.A. Raghavan
    • July 02, 2016
    • New Delhi

    The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project may be based on economic principles, but broader strategic and security interests are driving both Beijing and Islamabad.

    • Op-Ed

    Time for India to Move to Shed Its Other ‘Hesitations of History’, Especially Towards China, Pakistan

    As Prime Minister Narendra Modi consolidates the strategic partnership with the United States, critics and doubters have questions about the cost of becoming real friends with America.

    • Paper

    India’s Nuclear Options and Escalation Dominance

    The growing prominence of nuclear weapons in Pakistan’s national security strategy casts a shadow of nuclear use over any potential military strategy India might consider to strike this balance. However, augmenting its nuclear options with tactical nuclear weapons is unlikely to bolster Indian deterrence in convincing ways.

    • Op-Ed

    Raja-Mandala: India, OIC, and the Kashmir Charade

    The deeply fractured Organisation of Islamic Cooperation is more concerned with the situation in the Middle East than the status of Jammu and Kashmir.

    • Op-Ed

    Raja-Mandala: Spying Gracelessly

    All states indulge in spying, political and commercial. India and Pakistan should acknowledge their respective spies and bring them home through spy swaps when they get caught.

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    Rudra Chaudhuri
    Carnegie India
    Rudra Chaudhuri is the director of Carnegie India. His primary research interests include the diplomatic history of South Asia and contemporary security issues.

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