Category Archives: Pakistan

Paper in the World Affairs Journal – India and Pakistan’s Afghan Endgames: What Lies Ahead?

A few months back, the World Affairs Journal commissioned a piece on Afghanistan. The paper discusses New Delhi and Islamabad’s roles in Afghanistan—and the burgeoning cooperation between the two countries. For a long time, Afghanistan was a battle ground in … Continue reading

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The Case for Indian Islam – Article in Pragati

I’ve got a new article in Pragati Magazine that discusses an important form of Indian soft power: Indian Islam. In “The Case for Indian Islam,” I discuss how India’s Muslims have lived under stable, pluralist democracy for decades, and argue … Continue reading

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Op-Ed in the Christian Science Monitor – “America’s way out of dependence on Pakistan: Iran”

The Christian Science Monitor recently asked me for an op-ed on US-Pakistan relations. “America’s way out of dependence on Pakistan: Iran” argues that America’s very dependence on Pakistan is the key source of regional instability, amounting to US support for … 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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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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The Next Al Qaeda? Lashkar-e-Taiba and the Future of Terrorism in South Asia

The November/December 2011 issue of the World Affairs Journal contains a paper of mine on militancy in South Asia. “The Next Al Qaeda: Lashkar-e-Taiba and the Future of Terrorism in South Asia” describes a major shift in South Asian militancy … Continue reading

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