A transatlantic charter on Afghanistan

Supporting peace, security, and sovereignty in Afghanistan

The participants of the Atlantic Council / Rockefeller Brothers Fund Strategic Dialogues have been working for the past eight months to develop a long-term strategic outlook to promote stability in Afghanistan consistent with Afghan, US, and European interests and values. This group of distinguished European, American, and Afghan diplomats, military officers, scholars, and analysts brought to our deliberations a deep understanding of the context both on the ground and among the allies. We explored a diplomatic-security framework based on the minimal conditions and variables necessary to realize a long-term vision of a sovereign, unified, democratic, peaceful, and prosperous Afghanistan and generated recommendations to support this vision.

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Mon, Aug 2, 2021

South Asia midyear pause: Taking stock of 2021

South Asia will face crucial issues like human security, regional stability, economic prosperity, and the pandemic in the remainder of 2021. How should we understand the region’s prospects as we embark on the second half of the year? Our South Asia experts weigh in.

Feature by South Asia Center

Afghanistan Bangladesh

Employment Opportunities

SouthAsiaSource blog

Reports and issue briefs

Countries in focus

Strategic dialogues

Youth engagement in the region

A day in the life: South Asia’s youth

This initiative, realized through Instagram, enables individuals across the region to discuss topics of their choice within a people-to-people space that bypasses the “middleman” of the partisan media, to foster positive perceptions of South Asia within both the region and the international community and to spread awareness of each country’s unique lived experiences.

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Leadership

Staff:

Kaveri Sarkar (Research Assistant)

Capucine Querenet (Project Assistant)

Emily Carll (Project Assistant)

Ayra Khan (Research Assistant)

Areeba Atique (Intern)

Fahim Ahmad (Project Assistant)

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The South Asia Center serves as the Atlantic Council’s focal point for work on greater South Asia as well as its relations between these countries, the neighboring regions, Europe, and the United States.



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Wed, Aug 4, 2021

Beyond Pakistan’s 2021-22 budget: The economy and growth

Recently appointed to his position, Shaukat Tarin has positioned the budget as being growth oriented in focus, with significant increases to subsidies, public-sector development, and salaries of government employees.

Issue Brief by Uzair Younus

Economy & Business Fiscal and Structural Reform

Tue, Aug 3, 2021

On the frontline: Protecting Afghanistan’s human rights defenders

Join the Atlantic Council for this critical discussion with some of Afghanistan’s leading rights defenders and experts to explore what the lies ahead with full troop withdrawal expected by September, what protection mechanism are needed, and how best to support the essential work of rights defenders.

SouthAsiaSource by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Civil Society

Tue, Aug 3, 2021

Verma on Lalit K Jha: By 2030, India might lead the world in almost every category

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business India

Tue, Aug 3, 2021

Verma on Business Standard: By 2030, India might lead the world in almost every category

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business India

Tue, Aug 3, 2021

Verma on India TV News: By 2030, India might lead the world in almost every category

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business India

Tue, Aug 3, 2021

Verma on Financial Express: By 2030, India might lead the world in almost every category

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business India

Tue, Aug 3, 2021

Verma on Outlook India: By 2030, India might lead the world in almost every category

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business India

Tue, Aug 3, 2021

Verma on the Hindu: By 2030, India might lead the world in almost every category

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business India

Tue, Aug 3, 2021

Verma on the Indian Express: By 2030, India might lead the world in almost every category

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business India

Tue, Aug 3, 2021

Verma on Yahoo News: By 2030, India might lead the world in almost every category

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business India