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.



Sat, Jul 11, 2020

Younus in his podcast “Pakistonomy,” episode 25: How Technology is Ushering in the Age of Freedom

In the News by Atlantic Council

Pakistan Technology & Innovation

Fri, Jul 10, 2020

Robert Manning interviewed on TRT about India-China border dispute

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Conflict

Wed, Jul 8, 2020

Cunningham joins the CBS podcast “Intelligence Matters” to discuss Russia, Afghanistan, and Prospects for Peace

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Afghanistan Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Tue, Jul 7, 2020

Emerging technologies: new challenges to global stability

The world may be fast approaching the perfect storm, with the intersection of two major global trends. At a moment of historic transition, when the post-WWII and post-Cold War international order is eroding amid competing visions of world order and renewed geopolitical rivalries, the world is also in the early stages of an unprecedented technological transformation

In-Depth Research & Reports by Robert A. Manning

China Cybersecurity

Mon, Jul 6, 2020

Linscott in the Hindu: Reforming India’s digital policy

In the News by Atlantic Council

Digital Policy India

Sat, Jul 4, 2020

Younus in his podcast “Pakistonomy,” episode 24: PIA’s decline and the path ahead

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Pakistan

Thu, Jul 2, 2020

Salman as a moderator at the American Pakistan Foundation: Building Partnerships for Racial Justice

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Human Rights Pakistan

Thu, Jul 2, 2020

South Asia midyear pause: Taking stock of 2020

The specific events of the year’s first six months might have taken us by surprise but the political-economic dynamics that have shaped South Asia’s response to these new challenges did not. Across the region democracy and freedom of expression are challenged, and protectionist impulses are indulged in flailing response to calamitous economic strife. And the United States continues its slide into strategic irrelevance, exercising little leadership or interest in building stronger ties to this vital region.

Feature by South Asia Center

Afghanistan Bangladesh

Thu, Jul 2, 2020

As the Sino-Indian rivalry heats up, watch Bangladesh carefully

Undoubtedly rivalry between India and China will intensify in South Asia in coming months and years ahead. With its position between the two rivals, Bangladesh will be a primary arena to watch the future competition.

New Atlanticist by Ali Riaz

Bangladesh China

Wed, Jul 1, 2020

India’s China app ban heightens need for multilateral discussion on digital privacy and security

Even with other the political and economic factors at play, the decision may be a small sign of some shared ground between India and the United States when it comes to data policy.

New Atlanticist by Justin Sherman

China Digital Policy