• Op-Ed

    Raja Mandala: Integrating the Island

    Today as a rising China projects its economic and military power into the Indian Ocean, any strategy for regional balance would necessarily involve the economic and military development of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

    • Engaging Trump’s America

      Even if the Trump administration cuts some slack to India, the larger problems posed by his approach to global politics will inevitably impinge on ties with India.

      • Returning to the Andaman Sea

        The once tranquil Andaman Sea has begun to acquire a new strategic vitality. After prolonged neglect, India is taking steps to protect its natural primacy in the Andaman Sea on the economic and security fronts.

        • Event

        Global Technology Summit 2018

        • December 19, 2018
        • Bengaluru

        As the debate on technology and its social impact makes headlines around the world, there is an urgent need to bridge the gap among industry, policymakers, and academic researchers.

        • Op-Ed

        Raja Mandala: Time for Techplomacy

        As a far more sweeping technological revolution envelops the world today, governments are finding new ways to adapt.

        • Op-Ed

        Raja Mandala: The Tech Wars Are Here Meng Wanzhou Arrest

        Amidst the new global pushback against Huawei and India’s own plans to introduce 5G mobile technology, New Delhi might have to revisit the old arguments and take a fresh look at its relationship with the Chinese tech giant.

        • Op-Ed

        Raja Mandala: Rethinking the Gulf

        New Delhi is paying too little attention to the growing weight of the Gulf in regional affairs and the strategic possibilities that it opens up for India.

        • Op-Ed

        Diplomacy and Faith

        This volatile history of India-Pakistan engagement over the last decade makes the agreement on opening the Kartarpur corridor quite significant.

        • Testimony

        Global Britain and India

        • Rudra Chaudhuri
        • November 27, 2018
        • UK House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee

        As the United Kingdom seeks to bolster its trade with Australia, China, Japan, and India, the importance of sea lines of communications across the Indian ocean will grow and this will increase the strategic logic for the U.K. to have a naval presence in the region.

        • Op-Ed

        Raja Mandala: Battle for Islands

        Unlike the European colonial powers, which could easily prevail over natives of the strategic island territories, today’s major powers have to deal with the more complex domestic politics of the island nations.

      Carnegie Experts on

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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.
      • expert thumbnail - Misra
        R.K. Misra
        Nonresident Scholar
        Carnegie India
        R.K. Misra is a nonresident scholar at Carnegie India. Based in Bengaluru, he drives Carnegie India’s Technology and Society program, and engages with technology innovators and policymakers.

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