What does the World Expect of President-elect Trump: India and Pakistan

India expects:

  • That a full-fledged partnership with the United States would include technology transfers and arms sales.
  • India rigidly opposes outside efforts to ease tensions with Pakistan

Pakistan expects:

  • The United States to pursue areas of security cooperation based on genuine shared interests.

Q: What is the greatest challenge facing the next administration’s relationships with India and Pakistan?

The 2016 Asia-Pacific Nuclear History Institute

Asia-Pacific Nuclear History Institute

The Wilson Center's Nuclear Proliferation International History Project (NPIHP), in partnership with Kyungnam University's Institute for Far Eastern Affairs (IFES), is pleased to announce the convening of the first Asia-Pacific Nuclear History Institute. The Institute is being organized in Paju, South Korea, from November 5-12, 2016.

America’s Russia Policy Has Failed

By any number of measures, Washington’s Russia policy has failed. While ostensibly suffering from diplomatic and economic isolation under a U.S.-led international sanctions regime, Moscow has succeeded in challenging a wide range of American interests, most notably in Ukraine, Syria, and cyberspace. Coming up with a new approach on Russia should therefore be a top priority for either President Hillary Clinton or President Donald Trump soon after Jan. 20, 2017.

Why the India-Pakistan War Over Water Is So Dangerous

Early on the morning of Sept. 29, according to India’s Defense Ministry and military, Indian forces staged a “surgical strike” in Pakistan-administered Kashmir that targeted seven terrorist camps and killed multiple militants.

India Strikes Pakistan: What We Know Now

Wilson Center regional expert Michael Kugelman provides analysis of the India’s “surgical strike” against Pakistan.

CANCELED: A “Natural Alliance” Takes Shape: A Conversation on U.S.-India Relations with Ambassador Richard Verma

Due to unforseen circumstances this event has been canceled.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

Modi and the World: The Ring View Inside Out

On September 14, the Wilson Center is hosting a half-day event on India’s foreign policy. The event will draw on a new book, Modi and the World: The Ring View Inside Out, and several book contributors will serve as speakers.

Debriefing Prime Minister Modi’s Visit to the U.S.

Many are calling the recent visit from PM Modi an example of the new normal in relations between India and the US. And while the visit has been characterized as short on substance, Michael Kugelman says that it was still “significant” and provided further proof of the pivotal nature of the relationship between the two countries moving forward. Kugelman helps us debrief the Modi visit and provides a look ahead in India-US relations in this edition of Wilson Center NOW.