Programs

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.

Experts

Content

Fri, Sep 25, 2020

Nawaz joins Naya Daur TV to discuss his book, “The Battle For Pakistan: The Bitter US Friendship and a Tough Neighbourhood”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Pakistan Security & Defense

Fri, Sep 25, 2020

Kroenig and Ashford discuss the state of American democracy and institutions

On September 25, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center Deputy Director Matthew Kroenig and the Cato Institute’s Emma Ashford discussing the latest news in international affairs. In this column, they discuss public opinion about American involvement in the Middle East; President Trump’s speech at the United Nations General Assembly; and the state of American democracy […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan China

Tue, Sep 22, 2020

Riaz quoted in Nikkei Asian Review on U.S.-Bangladesh relations

In the News by Atlantic Council

Bangladesh Defense Policy

Tue, Sep 22, 2020

Nawaz joins Haider Mehdi to discuss his book, “The Battle for Pakistan: The Bitter US Friendship and a Tough Neighborhood”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Extremism

Fri, Sep 18, 2020

Nawaz joins Ian Masters to discuss the potential US withdrawal from Afghanistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Pakistan Politics & Diplomacy

Fri, Sep 18, 2020

Event recap: The Rohingya Crisis: Three Years On, with Chatham House and the Atlantic Council

On Thursday, September 17, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center partnered with Chatham House to host a panel discussion on the Rohingya refugee crisis to discuss the evolution of the crisis as well as potential international solutions. The webinar was moderated by Dr. Gareth Price, Senior Research Fellow of Chatham House’s Asia-Pacific Programme, and included: Dr. Rudabeh Shahid, nonresident senior fellow of the South Asia Center; Dr. Claire Smith and Ms. Susannah Williams of the Department of Politics at the University of York; and Dr. Ellen Stensrud, a researcher at the Norwegian Center for Holocaust and Minority Studies.

Event Recap by Atlantic Council

Bangladesh East Asia

Thu, Sep 17, 2020

Salman & Ghori-Ahmad quoted in Quartz India on Indian-Americans in the 2020 Presidential Election

In the News by Atlantic Council

Elections India

Wed, Sep 16, 2020

Nawaz joins ThinkFest Pakistan to discuss Dr. Maria Rashid’s book, “Dying to Serve: Militarism, Affect, and the Politics of Sacrifice in the Pakistan Army”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Pakistan

Wed, Sep 16, 2020

Event recap: A Critical Relationship: Repairing US-Pakistan Relations After Two Decades of Conflict

On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, the South Asia Center was in conversation with author and Pakistan Supreme Court Barrister Dawood Ghazanavi discussing relations between the United States and Pakistan in the wake of intra-Afghan negotiations in Doha this week. The conversation was moderated by the Director of the South Asia Center Dr. Irfan Nooruddin.

Event Recap by Atlantic Council

Pakistan Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Sep 16, 2020

Aligning India’s data governance frameworks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision to usher in another half a billion Indians online is a fitting goal for an ambitious, young digital nation. Yet closing India’s digital divides and developing a robust digital economy will require a moonshot effort that leaves little room for error.

Issue Brief by Mark Linscott and Anand Raghuraman

Digital Policy Economy & Business

Events

Mon, Oct 5, 2020

“Homeland Elegies” with Ayad Akhtar and Shuja Nawaz

ONLINE EVENT - The Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center and the American Pakistan Foundation host a conversation with Pulitzer Prize winning author and playwright Ayad Akhtar and Atlantic Council Distinguished Fellow Shuja Nawaz on Akhtar’s new book, Homeland Elegies.

4:00pm ONLINE EVENT