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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.

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Pakistan India trucks

SouthAsiaSource

Aug 12, 2022

Pakistan at 75: Learning from history to chart a better future

By Uzair Younus and Ilhan Niaz

As it celebrates seventy-five years of independence, Pakistan today “requires a change in political thinking across the political class,” says historian and author Dr. Ilhan Niaz.

Conflict Migration

Event Recap

Aug 10, 2022

Event recap: Should overseas Pakistanis have a vote in Pakistan?

By Vrinda Batra

On August 4, 2022, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center along with the Muslim American Leadership Alliance hosted an in-person conversation on the history, politicization, and future of overseas voting in Pakistan.

Civil Society Elections

In the News

Aug 5, 2022

Khan quoted in Bloomberg: South Asia debt woes evoke fears of another 1997-style crisis

By Atlantic Council

Bangladesh Economy & Business

AC Selects

Aug 5, 2022

AC Selects: China’s elite politics and overseas voting in Pakistan

Events from week of August 5, 2022 Last week, the Global China Hub hosted Victor Shih, Associate Professor at the University of California, San Diego to explore whether Xi Jinping can replicate Mao Zedong’s successful strategy to maintain power. Meanwhile, the South Asia Center and the Muslim American Leadership Alliance convened its experts to discuss […]

China Conflict

SouthAsiaSource

Aug 2, 2022

Adrian Levy and the myth of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence

By Kamal Alam and Adrian Levy

In this interview with non-resident senior fellow Kamal Alam, author Adrian Levy reflects on the deep historical relationship between Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence and the United States’ Central Intelligence Agency, noting that it has covered history’s many “pinch points.”

India Intelligence

In the News

Aug 2, 2022

Ahmad published in Foreign Affairs: The Folly of Pakistan’s China Gamble

By Atlantic Council

China Economy & Business

In the News

Jul 27, 2022

Lakhani featured in The Friday Times: The only Airlift takeaway that matters: It’s okay to fail

By Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Future of Work

In the News

Jul 25, 2022

Shuja Nawaz featured in The Print: Cut the clatter: On anniversary of Kargil Vijay Day, we look at how the debacle took shape in the Pakistani GHQ

By Atlantic Council

Conflict India

In the News

Jul 24, 2022

Munter quoted in Washington International Diplomatic Academy: Deputy chief of mission: The toughest job in an embassy

By Atlantic Council

Pakistan Politics & Diplomacy

In the News

Jul 24, 2022

Khan featured in The News International: Default: more noise, less substance

By Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Pakistan

Experts