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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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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

SouthAsiaSource

Aug 8, 2022

Collaboration, not competition, is key to alleviating the global chip shortage

By Ridhika Batra

If the international community seeks to diversify chip manufacturing and create safety nets for future crises, then collaboration—as opposed to competition—seems a logical and prudent first step.

China Economy & Business

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

SouthAsiaSource

Aug 5, 2022

Bangladesh’s economic crisis: How did we get here?

By Ali Riaz

Bangladesh's economic and financial crisis was paved by the policies of the Hasina government and an unaccountable system of governance of the past decade. 

Bangladesh Economy & Business

In the News

Aug 4, 2022

Riaz quoted in The Daily Star: Dhaka too may feel the heat

By Atlantic Council

Bangladesh China

In the News

Aug 4, 2022

Ahmad published in The Hill: After al-Zawahiri, what’s next for America’s Taliban policy?

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Politics & Diplomacy

SouthAsiaSource

Aug 3, 2022

Experts react: Ayman al-Zawahiri, leader of al-Qaeda, killed by US drone strike in Afghanistan

By South Asia Center experts

South Asia Center experts provide their analyses of the US drone strike in Kabul that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, the leader of al-Qaeda.

Afghanistan Middle East

New Atlanticist

Aug 3, 2022

It’s time to block Taliban leaders’ trips abroad

By James Cunningham, Ryan Crocker, Hugo Llorens, P. Michael McKinley, Ronald E. Neumann, and Earl Anthony Wayne

Reimposing the UN travel ban is one of the few actions the United States can take to show that it’s serious. It should use this opportunity.

Afghanistan Democratic Transitions

In the News

Aug 2, 2022

Hakimi published in The Guardian: Zawahiri’s killing was a Biden play for popularity – but it may have unintended consequences

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Politics & Diplomacy

In the News

Aug 2, 2022

Kamal Alam quoted in TRTWorld: What will happen to Al Qaeda after Zawahiri’s assassination?

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Drones

Experts

Events