Foreign Policy


    • Op-Ed

    Raja Mandala: Trailing China

    While New Delhi struggles to meet the growing demand in Africa for security cooperation, Beijing, a latecomer in this business, is racing ahead.

    • Op-Ed

    Raja Mandala: India and Trump’s World

    The consensus on economic globalisation and a relative harmony among the major powers—which defined the post Cold War era—is now breaking down.

    • Paper

    Follow the Money: India Should Become an International Leader in Financial Intelligence

    • Neil Noronha
    • July 16, 2018

    New Delhi should aim to become a leader in financial intelligence. But there are several things the central government needs to do before it can solidify that leadership.

    • Op-Ed

    Raja Mandala: India and the Korean Dream

    New Delhi and Seoul should focus on building flexible middle power coalitions in Asia to limit the impact of the current volatility in the relations between the United States and China.

    • Op-Ed

    Emergency, From the Outside

    There are many lessons to be drawn from the darker days of India’s political history. The one that ought to be demystified is the view that the suspension or promotion of democracy necessarily stuns or shocks international leaders to the extent that those in India might expect them to.

    • Op-Ed

    Raja Mandala: Trump, Putin, and Future of the West

    The promise and peril of the Helsinki summit comes from the fact that the U.S. president is ready to discard the conventional wisdom—not just on Russia, but on America’s role in Eurasia and its relations with its allies.

    • Op-Ed

    A New Pact With Delhi

    In order to sustain the present momentum in EU-India ties, both sides will have to make an extra effort to convert converging interests into concrete cooperation.

    • Op-Ed

    Little Sparta of the Gulf

    While New Delhi has begun to build on the synergies with the United Arab Emirates on counter-terrorism and long-term strategic economic cooperation, it has barely scratched the surface of what is possible in the domain of defense.

    • Op-Ed

    Raja Mandala: Falling Behind on Digital Silk Road

    India’s continuing political challenges with China’s Belt and Road Initiative have been matched by New Delhi’s enduring difficulties in advancing its own connectivity initiatives.

    • Op-Ed

    Raja Mandala: When Guns Fall Silent

    While the hopes for a durable peace might be premature, the conflicts in Kashmir and Afghanistan might be entering a new phase in their long and depressing history.

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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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