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.



Fri, May 14, 2021

Reality Check #6: The consequences of an ‘America First’ vaccine policy

The Biden administration has been slow to distribute surplus COVID-19 vaccine doses to countries in need or to facilitate foreign manufacturing of vaccines, squandering a diplomatic opportunity and potentially endangering US security.

Reality Check by Evan Cooper, Mathew Burrows

China Coronavirus

Wed, May 12, 2021

Riaz in Friedrich Ebert Stiftung: Geopolitics of the pandemic: The Bangladesh scene

In the News by Atlantic Council

Bangladesh Geopolitics & Energy Security

Wed, May 12, 2021

Webinar: Understanding Russian and Iranian perspectives on the Afghan peace process

The Atlantic Council's South Asia Center and Eurasia Center, in partnership with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, host a conversation about Russian and Iranian perspectives on the Afghan peace process.

Timely Commentary & Analysis by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Democratic Transitions

Tue, May 11, 2021

Experts react: EU and India clash on vaccines, make strides on trade

Leaders from the EU and India met virtually in Portugal, walking away with a renewal of free-trade negotiations, the start of two additional trade agreements, and a new Connectivity Partnership. Here's what our experts are saying about the meeting.

New Atlanticist by South Asia Center

Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business

Tue, May 11, 2021

Afghanistan: What now to avoid disaster?

Avoiding complete defeat for US goals after the military withdrawal will require swift, coordinated action from Washington. Five former top US diplomats to Afghanistan reveal how to do it.

New Atlanticist by James Cunningham, Hugo Llorens, Ronald E. Neumann, Richard Olson, and Earl Anthony Wayne

Afghanistan Conflict

Mon, May 10, 2021

Chhibber joins Spontaneous Dialogue podcast to discuss India’s need for a Second Green Revolution

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Fiscal and Structural Reform

Mon, May 10, 2021

Nawaz joins CGTN America to discuss the US withdrawal from Afghanistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Pakistan

Mon, May 10, 2021

Nawaz joins CSSPR to discuss Pakistan-US relations: Navigating the expectations gap

In the News by Atlantic Council

Pakistan Politics & Diplomacy

Mon, May 10, 2021

Riaz in The Daily Star: India’s Covid 19 catastrophe: The cost of complacency

In the News by Atlantic Council

Bangladesh Coronavirus

Mon, May 10, 2021

Shahid in 9DashLine: At 50, Bangladesh perfects an India-China ‘balancing act’

In the News by Atlantic Council

Bangladesh China


Fri, May 21, 2021

“I’ll Meet You There” with Iram Parveen Bilal and Shuja Nawaz

Online Event A conversation with filmmaker Iram Parveen Bilal and Atlantic Council Distinguished Fellow Shuja Nawaz on Bilal's Film “I'll Meet You There".

2:00pm Civil Society Migration Pakistan Resilience