Upcoming events & strategic dialogues

US-India trade initiative

This working group will take a political-economic approach in its examination of US-India trade relations. It will begin by developing a shared understanding of existing formal and informal governmental relationships that drive current trade positions and negotiation, and will critically examine the political and economic incentives. It will then identify and consider potential agreements with mutual benefit and limited areas of disagreement that may be pursued to facilitate trust, as well as policy tools available to the United States and India.

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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.



Mon, Apr 12, 2021

Event recap: “‘A Forgotten Ambassador in Cairo’ with N.S. Vinodh and Shuja Nawaz”

On April 8, 2021, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center hosted a conversation with author N.S. Vinodh on his book, A Forgotten Ambassador in Cairo: The Life and Times of Syud Hossain.

Event Recap by Atlantic Council

India Politics & Diplomacy

Mon, Apr 12, 2021

Nooruddin joins France24 to discuss COVID-19 vaccination in India

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus India

Mon, Apr 12, 2021

Singh joins GW IIEP to discuss India’s trade policy

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business India

Wed, Apr 7, 2021

The storm shaking US tech in digital India

In India, contentious debates over US technology platforms and their influence have gained strength and considerable political attention. And globally, governments are determined to exert sovereign control over digital domains and online users. The real test is whether US tech companies can carefully adapt their platforms and values to local markets without stretching them beyond all recognition.

New Atlanticist by Anand Raghuraman

Digital Policy India

Tue, Mar 30, 2021

Akhtar joins King’s College CSSS to discuss the language of nuclear deterrence in South Asia

In the News by Atlantic Council

India Nuclear Deterrence

Mon, Mar 29, 2021

Nawaz joins the Qamar Cheema Show to discuss how Pakistan and India should engage with lessons of history

In the News by Atlantic Council

India Pakistan

Thu, Mar 25, 2021

COVID vaccines: India and China’s new diplomatic currency

If the United States truly wants to return to the world stage, as the Biden administration has promised, its diplomatic outreach must extend beyond its core allies. Vaccine diplomacy may be the best way for the United States to do just that.

New Atlanticist by Nitya Biyani, Niels Graham

China Coronavirus

Thu, Mar 25, 2021

Raghuraman in The Hindu: Doubling down on a resilient India

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business India

Wed, Mar 24, 2021

The future of the US-Japan alliance under the Biden and Suga

A virtual public conference on the future of the bilateral US-Japan alliance and multilateral cooperation in the Indo-Pacific under the Biden and Suga administrations.

Blog Post by Asia Security Initiative

Australia China

Fri, Mar 19, 2021

Nooruddin in The Hindu: Pulling India’s democracy back from the brink

In the News by Atlantic Council

India Nationalism