Category Archives: Governance

“India’s Involvement in the Sudan” – Article in Pragati Magazine

I’ve got a new article out in Pragati Magazine that discusses “India’s Involvement in the Sudan.” It argues that India’s engagement in the region—from investments in energy infrastructure to its involvement in a peace process between Juba and Khartoum—demonstrates an … Continue reading

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Natural Allies? – Article in Pragati on US-India Relations

I have an article out in Pragati: The Indian National Interest that discusses US-India relations in the wake of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s recent visit to India. The situation in Afghanistan may be the biggest stumbling block to … Continue reading

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The Edges of Civilizations: Turkey and India in the 21st Century

A few months back I traveled to Turkey with my family. After the trip, I penned a short article comparing Turkey’s development with India’s. Rather than any pointed analysis, it’s more of a meditation on the pasts and futures of … Continue reading

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Presentation at Syracuse University

I was recently invited to give a presentation on India’s power projection at a SATSA conference at Syracuse University. My presentation was part of a panel on Rising Powers Projecting Influence Abroad that also included Luce Foundation Vice President Dr. Terry … Continue reading

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‘All Silk Roads Lead to Tehran’ in Foreign Policy Magazine

Foreign Policy magazine just published an edited version of the following article. “All Silk Roads Lead to Tehran” describes America’s ‘New Silk Road’ strategy in Central Asia, and in particular the role of Iran. I argue that Iran, through its … Continue reading

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Undoing Partition: Pakistan’s Military Economy and the Reintegration of South Asia

Columbia University’s Journal of International Affairs published a paper of mine on Pakistan. Entitled “Undoing Partition: Pakistan’s Military Economy and the Reintegration of South Asia,” the paper expands upon an argument made in the World Politics Review, and is available … Continue reading

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To Help Pakistan, Undo South Asia’s Economic Partition

A briefing of mine was published in the World Politics Review on June 27th, 2011. I argue  that, instead of continuing a military aid-based relationship that only empowers Pakistan’s military and militants, Washington should encourage a longer-term solution: reintegrate the … Continue reading

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