Foreign Policy


    • 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.

      • 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: 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.

      • Op-Ed

      Coming Full Circle

      Ending India’s amnesia about the two World Wars must now be followed by a more purposeful engagement with Europe in reordering the security architecture of Eurasia and the Indo-Pacific.

      • Op-Ed

      New Ripples in Andaman Sea

      China’s rising profile in the Andaman Sea is not limited to building strategic infrastructure like the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor and the Kra Canal that allow Beijing reduce its current dependence on the Malacca Straits and access the Indian Ocean directly. Its military profile too is rising.

      • Op-Ed

      Raja Mandala: Shifting Sands in West Asia

      America’s renewed sanctions on Iran, which kicked in Monday this week, mark the beginning of a new crisis in the Middle East.

      • Op-Ed

      Tokyo and Delhi: Expanding Strategic Collaborations in the Indo-Pacific

      The India-Japan summit has laid out the foundations for a stronger operational strategic collaboration between the two countries.

    Carnegie Experts on
    Foreign Policy

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      Darshana M. Baruah
      Nonresident Scholar
      South Asia Program
      Darshana M. Baruah is a nonresident scholar with the South Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Her primary research focuses on maritime security in Asia and the role of the Indian Navy in a new security architecture.
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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 - Raghavan
      Srinath Raghavan
      Senior Fellow
      Carnegie India
      Srinath Raghavan is a senior fellow at Carnegie India. His primary research focus is on the contemporary and historical aspects of India’s foreign and security policies.

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