Foreign Policy


    • Op-Ed

    Chinese Takeaway: Modi’s Geopolitics

    Although nimble diplomacy can paper over the emerging cracks in India’s multi-alignment strategy, Delhi will need to make some difficult judgements on where its interests might lie when push comes to shove among the great powers.

    • Op-Ed

    A Passage to Inner Asia

    Modi’s trip to Central Asia is a welcome change in India’s relations in the area, but he will need a long-term strategy to overcome the constraints on India’s regional role.

    • Op-Ed

    The Great Game Folio: Chinese Submarines

    The Chinese navy first showed its flag in the Indian Ocean nearly three decades ago, when it began to make ship visits to Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

    • Op-Ed

    Two-Speed Regionalism

    The recent signing of a motor vehicle agreement by the transport ministers of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal marks a big breakthrough in the evolution of South Asian regionalism.

    • Op-Ed

    Chinese Takeaway: Yoga Diplomacy

    The impressive participation around the world on International Yoga Day is indeed a testimony to India’s immense reservoir of soft power.

    • Op-Ed

    The Great Game Folio: Iran Opportunity

    As Tehran and Washington inch towards a nuclear deal, there will be room for expansive engagement between India and Iran.

    • Op-Ed

    China-Myanmar Reset: Suu Kyi in Beijing

    As Suu Kyi recasts the relations between Myanmar’s democratic forces and Beijing, Delhi can’t allow the security agenda dominate its ties with Naypyidaw.

    • Op-Ed

    Chinese Takeaway: Bengal’s Bay

    India’s inward economic orientation and preoccupation with the troubled land borders in the north and northwest has resulted in Delhi neglecting its maritime frontiers.

    • Op-Ed

    South Asia’s Berlin Walls

    By unveiling an expansive action plan in Dhaka for economic integration and transborder connectivity, Modi can help Delhi end the widespread negative narrative on the subcontinent’s prospects and extend the positive dynamic in the east to the north and the west.

    • Op-Ed

    The Great Game Folio: Manohar Parrikar and Ashton B. Carter

    Manohar Parrikar and Ashton B. Carter are under pressure to cope with the challenges of the current fluid power dynamic in Asia.

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    Darshana M. Baruah
    Associate Director and Senior Research Analyst
    Carnegie India
    Darshana M. Baruah is an associate director and senior research analyst with Carnegie India. Her primary research focus is on maritime security in Asia, particularly the Indian Navy and its role 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.
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    C. Raja Mohan
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Carnegie India
    A leading analyst of India’s foreign policy, Mohan is also an expert on South Asian security, great-power relations in Asia, and arms control.
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    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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