Upcoming events & strategic dialogues

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



New Atlanticist

Jan 11, 2022

Here’s how to get US-India trade on the right track

By Mark Linscott

Both countries need to be vocal about their goals—but also realistic in their expectations.

India Macroeconomics


Jan 4, 2022

Experts react: India’s Personal Data Protection Bill tabled in Parliament

By Atlantic Council Experts

After two years wait and amid growing friction between the United States and India on thorny digital trade issues, India's Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on Personal Data Protection Bill was tabled in Parliament on Thursday, December 16, 2021. South Asia Center experts react to the Bill.

Economy & Business India


Dec 14, 2021

Inside a new effort to define and promote tech transparency

By Atlantic Council

Our Digital Forensic Research Lab joined with partner organizations to launch the Action Coalition, a group organized under the Danish government's Technology for Democracy Initiative that will spend a year searching for clarity and progress on transparency in tech.

Digital Policy Disinformation

In the News

Dec 13, 2021

Chhibber with the Centre for Social and Economic Progress: Flagship Seminar & Book launch | Unshackling India: Hard Truths and Clear Choices for Economic Revival

By Atlantic Council

India Indo-Pacific

In the News

Dec 9, 2021

Chhibber in The Economic Times: Why a law to perpetuate minimum support price would be a huge mistake

By Atlantic Council

Economy & Business India


Dec 7, 2021

An Alliance of Democracies: From concept to reality in an era of strategic competition

By Ash Jain, Matthew Kroenig, and Jonas Parello-Plesner

With the rules-based democratic order under threat, the United States and its allies need new entities that facilitate cooperation not just across the transatlantic, but among larger groups of democracies worldwide.

Australia Economy & Business

In the News

Nov 24, 2021

Bhusari op-ed on India’s repeal of Farm Laws published in South Asian Voices (Stimson Center)

By Mrugank Bhusari

Read the op-ed here

Civil Society Economy & Business

Inflection Points

Nov 21, 2021

With the US in ‘strategic contraction,’ allies take a new approach to partnership

By Frederick Kempe

What our partners see now is a less externally confident, more internally focused United States guided by a sober calculation of its leverage and resources, burdened by public weariness with the cost of international leadership and hobbled by domestic political polarization. 

Afghanistan India


Nov 19, 2021

Experts react: USTR Katherine Tai’s India visit

By Atlantic Council

USTR Katherine Tai is set to visit India on a two-day visit from November 22 for talks with Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal, particularly to reconvene the Trade Policy Forum dialogues after a four year gap. The US-India trade talks are the Biden administration’s first serious stab at remedying trade tensions.

Economy & Business India

In the News

Nov 19, 2021

Nooruddin joined France24 to discuss: How to clear the air? India grapples with killer smog

By Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment