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New Atlanticist

Feb 21, 2024

It’s a new era for US-India relations, except at the WTO. That needs to change.

By Mark Linscott

Now is the time for the United States and India to build on bilateral successes to find common ground in the World Trade Organization.

Economy & Business India

New Atlanticist

Nov 8, 2023

In a fractured world, does Biden’s trade policy measure up?

By Mark Linscott

The Biden administration has championed the new era in trade, seeing it as a moment to reinvest in US manufacturing and better counter China’s economic clout. However, there has been blowback.

Economy & Business India

In the News

Jun 4, 2023

Hakimi quoted in Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty: The limits Of China’s budding relationship with Afghanistan’s Taliban

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan China

SouthAsiaSource

Mar 9, 2023

With Pakistan’s economy in freefall, Chinese economic and military influence is likely to grow in the country

By Uzair Younus

This essay explores the potential impact of the ongoing crises on the China-Pakistan relationship and its implications for US-Pakistan bilateral relations, especially in the context of the growing strategic competition between the United States and China.

China Economy & Business

In the News

Jan 18, 2023

Linscott in The Hill: The stakes for trade with India

By Atlantic Council

Economy & Business India

In the News

Jan 18, 2023

Nooruddin in The Hill: The stakes for trade with India

By Atlantic Council

Economy & Business India
Bandra Worli Sea Link, Mumbai, India

SouthAsiaSource

Jan 9, 2023

Experts weigh in on the 2023 US-India Trade Policy Forum meetings

By South Asia Center experts

South Asia Center experts provide their analyses and predictions for the 2023 US-India Trade Policy Forum.

Economy & Business India

New Atlanticist

Dec 21, 2022

Pakistan’s foreign minister pitches more global aid and investment—and ‘less chaos’

By Nick Fouriezos

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari spoke at an Atlantic Council Front Page event in Washington about how the international community can help Pakistan tackle its challenges.

Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Nov 30, 2022

A triple threat is putting the multilateral trading system at risk. What can the WTO do about it?

By Mark Linscott

New industrial policies, regional trade agreements, and economic decoupling are increasingly in vogue.

China Economy & Business

SouthAsiaSource

Nov 17, 2022

Fireside chat with Distinguished Fellow Shuja Nawaz and Ghias Khan, President and CEO of the Engro Corporation

By Shuja Nawaz & Ghias Khan

A fireside chat with Shuja Nawaz and Ghias Khan as part of the Atlantic Council's 2022 Conference on the Future of the US-Pakistan Relationship.

Economy & Business Pakistan