Foreign Policy


    • Op-Ed

    Chinese Takeaway: Parrikar Missing

    The tone of disinterest in Asian defense diplomacy, set by former Indian Defense Minister A.K. Antony during the UPA years, appears to continue under the Narendra Modi government.

    • Modi’s First Year

      Is India getting back on track?

      • Op-Ed

      A New Manual for Diplomats

      Narendra Modi’s greatest momentum has been in foreign policy. But the external opportunities he has successfully created for India could be undermined by potential domestic failures.

      • Op-Ed

      The Great Game Folio: Peripheral Diplomacy

      Although geography limits New Delhi’s role in East Asia, Modi is betting India can win friends and partners through active engagement.

      • Op-Ed

      Modi in China: The Nuclear Dimension

      India should judge the possibilities for civil nuclear cooperation with China on the basis of technical merit and economic costs. Delhi should not allow political reservations, especially on the Sino-Pak nuclear nexus, to come in the way of atomic energy cooperation between India and China.

      • Op-Ed

      Chinese Takeaway: PM Modi in Mongolia

      Modi is trying to move the Sino-Indian relationship out of the stasis that it finds itself in.

      • Op-Ed

      Beyond the Boundary

      Modi is abandoning the old approach to China. But he needs to get the Delhi establishment to play ball.

      • Op-Ed

      Chinese Takeaway: Nepal Challenge

      Although Kathmandu is currently being flooded with media and relief teams from around the world, the cameras will soon leave Nepal. But India must stick around for the long haul.

      • Op-Ed

      More Modestly, With Kabul

      Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to New Delhi offers an opportunity for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to recalibrate India’s Afghan policy toward greater realism and more modest goals.

      • Op-Ed

      The Great Game Folio

      Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Canada should help rejuvenate an important relationship that has long been neglected in New Delhi.

    Carnegie Experts on
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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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