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What the Last Days of the Trump Administration Mean for South Asia
As the Trump administration wraps up four tumultuous years in office, it is unsurprisingly not going away quietly. While none of them directly relate to South Asia, several of them could have a significant impact on the region, and on the incoming Biden administration’s relations with it.
WEBCAST: It’s Not Easy Being Green: Obstacles for Clean Energy in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
This panel discussed the roadblocks for integrating green energy into the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
What the UAE-Israel Deal Means for India and Pakistan
The UAE becomes just the third Arab state, following Jordan and Egypt, to have official relations with Israel. The UAE-Israel deal doesn’t entail any direct and immediate impacts on South Asia, but it does have some notable implications for the foreign policies of Pakistan and India.
WEBCAST: Economic Implications of COVID-19 for South Asia
This event featured economists from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan. It focused on potential short and longer term economic impacts of COVID-19 in those countries, how governments should respond, and what economic stress in the region could mean for the world on the whole.
The Implications of Soleimani’s Killing for South Asia
U.S.-India Relations Under Trump: Island Of Continuity In An Ocean Of Change
Trump’s election could lead to a revolution in Washington’s relations with the world. However, when it comes to the U.S.-India relationship, there’s good reason to expect a continuation of the status quo.
How Free Is the Fourth Estate? A Discussion about India’s Media Environment
This event convened experts to explore the challenges within India’s robust media environment and the implications for democracy in that country, while also placing India’s press in a broader global context.
AfPak File: What's Next As Anti-Government Protests Expand Across Pakistan
Hindsight Up Front: Implications of Afghanistan Withdrawal for South Asia
Join the Wilson Center in the latest event in our “Afghanistan: Hindsight Up Front” initiative as we discuss the future of the region with leading journalists, former diplomats, and thought leaders from India and Pakistan.WATCH EVENT
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Former Fellow, Institute of Politics, Harvard University
Former Indian Foreign Secretary; Former Indian Ambassador to Washington and Beijing
Columnist, Dawn Newspaper, Pakistan
Independent Writer on Foreign Aid, Local Philanthropy, Civil Society, and Education in Pakistan; Former USIP Country Representative for Pakistan, Former USAID Pakistan Desk Officer; Former U.S. Senate National Security Aide; Former Public Policy Fellow;
Director and Associate Professor, School of International Cooperation, Security and Strategic Languages, Rashtriya Raksha University; and Former Assistant Director, National Security Council Secretariat, Government of India
Senior Fellow, Religious Freedom Institute