Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Roads to Afghan Stability

This piece was originally published by Open Democracy on October 10th, 2010. Afghanistan was not always the abyss it’s thought to be today; it was once the center of global trade, linking East, West, South, and Central Asia. Asian countries … Continue reading

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Can India Facilitate a US-Iranian Rapprochement?

In March 2010, the Center for Land Warfare studies published a piece I wrote, “Can India Facilitate a US-Iranian Rapprochement?” as an Issue Brief, available here.

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Climate Change in India: Forgotten Threats, Forgotten Opportunities

In its May 29th, 2010, edition, The Economic and Political Weekly, India’s pre-eminent journal published a piece of mine, entitled ‘Climate Change in India: Forgotten Threats, Forgotten Opportunities,” as a Special Article. The article was cited extensively by Indian environmental … Continue reading

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China’s Water Weapon

This piece was originally published by the Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies on December 7th, 2009. I was invited to discuss the piece with Star News, a leading Hindi-language News channel. I was later interviewed by a journalist from … Continue reading

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Why Think Tanks Matter

This piece was written with Satish Misra of the Observer Research Foundation and originally published as ‘Why think tanks are ignored‘ by The Tribune, of Chandigarh, in September 2009.

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“The Existential dilemma of Indian think tanks”

This piece was originally published on the website of the Observer Research Foundation on September 9th, 2009. It was used as suggested reading at the IDSA 2009 Foundation Day Conference on ‘The State of International Studies in India” and quoted … Continue reading

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