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.



Thu, Jan 28, 2021

Nawaz in Dawn: Non-Fiction: The Saga of Yahya Khan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Defense Industry

Tue, Jan 26, 2021

Varshney joins Brown University to discuss Evolving news media landscapes in India and Pakistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Digital Policy India

Tue, Jan 26, 2021

Nawaz joins Dawn News for an interview to discuss: Why not debate issues openly?

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan India

Tue, Jan 26, 2021

Nooruddin joins Brown University to discuss Evolving news media landscapes in India and Pakistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Digital Policy

Tue, Jan 26, 2021

Understanding “rape culture” in Bangladesh, India, & Pakistan

Countless examples of gender-based violence (GBV) in South Asia from last year raise significant concerns about so-called “progress” made in improving women’s standing and fighting rape culture in the region. Political discourse in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh is deeply misguided regarding such issues, often leading to systematic victim-blaming which—knowingly or unknowingly—helps the perpetrators.

SouthAsiaSource by Rudabeh Shahid, Kaveri Sarkar, and Azeem Khan

Bangladesh Civil Society

Thu, Jan 21, 2021

Nooruddin joins India Today to discuss: What To Expect From Joe Biden-Led US Administration?

In the News by Atlantic Council

Democratic Transitions Elections

Wed, Jan 20, 2021

Event recap | Government and tech improvements for the delivery of public services

In this episode of the GeoTech Hour, experts discuss strategies and examples of leadership in a period of rapid technological change.

Event Recap by Ben Schatz

Africa Americas

Tue, Jan 19, 2021

Ambassador Verma joins CSIS: Role of subnational diplomacy in India’s climate change goals

In the News by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Tue, Jan 19, 2021

Chhibber in The Economic Times: Emphasizing common interests and understanding differences are key to cementing US-India ties

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business India

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

The hard work ahead in improving US-India agricultural trade

Between the United States and India, challenges on trade, specifically agricultural trade, persist. This analysis concludes that both countries should pursue a multi-pronged approach to expanding bilateral agricultural trade.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Mark Linscott and Scott Sindelar

India South Asia