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Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of President Eisenhower’s Historic Visit to India

On December 11th, 2019, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center hosted a multi-panel event that focused on President Eisenhower’s transformative legacy in shaping the US strategy in Asia, advancing US-India relations, and strengthening people-to-people ties and global diplomacy.

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“The Battle for Pakistan” with Shuja Nawaz and Steve Inskeep

South Asia Center’s Distinguished Fellow Shuja Nawaz speaks to NPR’s Steve Inskeep to discuss his new book, “The Battle for Pakistan: The Bitter US Friendship and a Tough Neighbourhood”.

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Afghan Presidential Elections Debrief with Omar Samad

The Atlantic Council’s Nonresident Fellow Omar Samad shares his insights and analysis following the country’s fourth presidential election since 2001. Samad highlights the geopolitical and security implications of these elections and outlines the incoming mandate for the two frontrunners following the breakdown of peace talks between the U.S. and Taliban.

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Fri, Jan 17, 2020

Younus in Dawn: Sheesha Smoking

In the News by Atlantic Council

Pakistan Resilience & Society

Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Nooruddin joins VOA Urdu to discuss Kashmir, India and the United States

Interview begins at 4:40.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Human Rights India

Thu, Jan 9, 2020

Linscott in The Print: In 2020, India & US must collaborate in WTO and beyond to counter China’s trade practices

In the News by Atlantic Council

China India

Wed, Jan 8, 2020

Nooruddin joins India Today to discuss US-Iran tensions

Please fast forward to 40 minutes for the interview.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Crisis Management Iran

Mon, Jan 6, 2020

Shaping the global future together: the Council’s “Top fifteen hits” of 2019

We look back at the Atlantic Council's top work of 2019 galvanizing US leadership alongside partners and allies to tackle the most pressing challenges confronting our nation and our world.

New Atlanticist by Frederick Kempe

Africa Americas

Fri, Dec 20, 2019

Could the United States and India find a path to collaborate on China trade?

So why shouldn’t the Trump administration consider expanding its bilateral trade cooperation with India to initiate joint efforts on China, which could parallel existing efforts with the EU and Japan and possibly merge with them over time? Might this approach even lead to a new plurilateral negotiation in the World Trade Organization (WTO) that positions it as the most likely venue for tackling Chinese practices over the longer term?

New Atlanticist by Mark Linscott

China India

Sat, Dec 14, 2019

Ahmad in The Hill: America’s ‘catastrophic success’ in Afghanistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Crisis Management

Wed, Dec 11, 2019

US-India relationship is “moving from the era of ambitions to the era of achievements”

Sixty years after US President Dwight D. Eisenhower traveled to India to mark the beginning of the US-Indian relationship, the close ties between Delhi and Washington today “would scarcely be recognizable to Eisenhower’s contemporaries,” Ambassador Alice Wells, US acting assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asia, said on December 11.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

India Politics & Diplomacy

Tue, Dec 10, 2019

Don’t let tech policy disrupt the US-India trade deal

Yet as negotiators prepare for the final stage of the talks, India’s efforts to advance three new tech policies could emerge as a potential spoiler. Preventing a downward spiral in bilateral trade relations will require India to tread cautiously in its approach to tech policy and delay new measures that would disrupt a trade deal.

New Atlanticist by Anand Raghuraman

India Trade

Fri, Dec 6, 2019

Afghanistan at a crossroads

After decades of conflict, today there is at least a prospect that a path to peace in Afghanistan might be opened. At the same time, it seems that once again the country is at a crossroads, with its future to be determined by decisions that will be taken in the coming weeks by Afghans, their partners, and their adversaries. Those decisions can set the stage for further success in the hard struggle of the Afghan people and their elected leaders for the better future they are striving for.

New Atlanticist by James B. Cunningham

Afghanistan Conflict