Nonresident Senior Fellow, South Asia Center
TopicsInternational Security, US Foreign Policy
RegionsAsia, Russia, South Asia
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September 16, 2014South Asia Center Nonresident Fellow Rajan Menon writes for the National Interest on why an effective US strategy is missing for combating the threat of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham:
September 04, 2014South Asia Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Rajan Menon writes for the National Interest on a meeting of American and Russian academics and former officials on Boisto Island, Finland:
August 15, 2014South Asia Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Rajan Menon writes for The National Interest on the West's sanctions policy toward Russia:
June 17, 2014South Asia Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Rajan Menon writes for the National Interest on why US assistance will not be able to save Iraq which is now divided into three parts:
June 10, 2014South Asia Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Rajan Menon writes for The National Interest on the future of China-India relations given the inauguration of new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi:
Full BioRajan Menon is a nonresident senior fellow in the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center.
He holds the Anne and Bernard Spitzer chair in political science at the City College of New York/City University of New York and was previously the Monroe J. Rathbone professor and chairman in the Department of International Relations at Lehigh University. He has been a fellow at the New America Foundation in Washington, DC; an academic fellow and senior adviser at the Carnegie Corporation of New York; senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations; and director for Eurasia policy studies at the Seattle-based National Bureau for Asian Research (NBR). He has taught at Columbia University and Vanderbilt University and served as special assistant for arms control and national security to Congressman Stephen J. Solarz (D-NY), while an international affairs fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, of which he is a member.
His current work concerns American foreign and national security policy, international security, globalization, and the international relations of Asia and Russia and the other post-Soviet states. His latest book, The End of Alliances (Oxford University Press, 2007), was selected as an "Outstanding Academic Title" by the American Library Association.
Menon's work has been published extensively by the Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, Financial Times, International Herald Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, Newsday, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, Washington Post, and the Huffington Post. He has appeared as a commentator on NPR, ABC, CNN, BBC, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and PBS.