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Arresting India's Drift on Afghanistan
February 07, 2019
Arresting India's Drift on Afghanistan
India has been relegated to the status of a reactive power in Afghanistan.
Arresting India's Drift on Afghanistan
36 Things India Has Done for Afghanistan
January 08, 2019
36 Things India Has Done for Afghanistan
The U.S. president might find it interesting to learn just what India has done for Afghanistan.
36 Things India Has Done for Afghanistan
India Faces a New Reality in Afghanistan
December 28, 2018
India Faces a New Reality in Afghanistan
It's past time for India to take stock of new realities in Afghanistan.
India Faces a New Reality in Afghanistan
Pakistan Acknowledges Indian Role in Afghanistan
December 22, 2018
Pakistan Acknowledges Indian Role in Afghanistan
Indian analysts, however, remain divided on the sincerity and reasons for Islamabad’s sudden flip-flop.
Pakistan Acknowledges Indian Role in Afghanistan
Talking With the Enemy: Why India Needs to Engage the Taliban
December 19, 2018
Talking With the Enemy: Why India Needs to Engage the Taliban
The Taliban will be a legitimate party in any eventual peace deal. Time for India to accept reality and start talking.
Talking With the Enemy: Why India Needs to Engage the Taliban
India’s Development Aid to Afghanistan: Does Afghanistan Need What India Gives?
November 24, 2018
India’s Development Aid to Afghanistan: Does Afghanistan Need What India Gives?
Indian aid to Afghanistan is well-received, but how deeply has New Delhi analyzed its programs and their impact?
India’s Development Aid to Afghanistan: Does Afghanistan Need What India Gives?
India’s Policy Thinking About Its Security Objectives in Afghanistan Needs Reimagination
October 23, 2018
India’s Policy Thinking About Its Security Objectives in Afghanistan Needs Reimagination
It's time for New Delhi to get real about its interest in Afghanistan.
India’s Policy Thinking About Its Security Objectives in Afghanistan Needs Reimagination
How China and India Can Help Secure the Peace in Afghanistan
August 07, 2018
How China and India Can Help Secure the Peace in Afghanistan
Afghans consider both China and India to be trustworthy neighbors. Together, they can help ensure Afghanistan's future.
How China and India Can Help Secure the Peace in Afghanistan
India's Growing Afghanistan Challenge
May 10, 2018
India's Growing Afghanistan Challenge
As the security situation in Afghanistan deteriorates, what are the stakes for New Delhi?
India's Growing Afghanistan Challenge
Grading India's Neighborhood Diplomacy
January 01, 2018
Grading India's Neighborhood Diplomacy
A report card on Modi’s “neighborhood first” approach to foreign policy.
Grading India's Neighborhood Diplomacy
India's Neighborhood-First Diplomacy Coming Apart at the Seams
December 22, 2017
India's Neighborhood-First Diplomacy Coming Apart at the Seams
Despite a concerted push, India is losing ground to China in its own backyard.
India's Neighborhood-First Diplomacy Coming Apart at the Seams
The Challenging Geopolitics of the Port at Chabahar
December 12, 2017
The Challenging Geopolitics of the Port at Chabahar
What is the future of the India-backed port at Chabahar in Iran?
The Challenging Geopolitics of the Port at Chabahar
India and the Afghan Taliban
November 30, 2017
India and the Afghan Taliban
Can Delhi contribute to an Afghan political reconciliation?
India and the Afghan Taliban
First Indian Wheat Shipment Leaves for Afghanistan Via Iran's Strategic Chabahar Port
October 30, 2017
First Indian Wheat Shipment Leaves for Afghanistan Via Iran's Strategic Chabahar Port
The shipment is the first of six and represents the activation of a long-discussed trade route.
First Indian Wheat Shipment Leaves for Afghanistan Via Iran's Strategic Chabahar Port
Is Trump No Longer Interested in 'Winning' in Afghanistan?
August 28, 2017
Is Trump No Longer Interested in 'Winning' in Afghanistan?
The United States is not working on a winning strategy in Afghanistan anymore.
Is Trump No Longer Interested in 'Winning' in Afghanistan?
Trump’s Afghanistan Policy: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
August 25, 2017
Trump’s Afghanistan Policy: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
U.S. President Donald J. Trump's plan for Afghanistan leaves several open questions.
Trump’s Afghanistan Policy: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
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