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Trilateral Dialogue: Perspectives on Afghanistan from India, Russia, and the U.S.

October 6, 202135:49

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, we are joined by Nandan Unnikrishnan, Michael Kugelman, Alexey Davydov, and Alexey Kurpriyanov. The latter three were contributors to a joint report published by the Observer Research Foundation, the Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations, and the Wilson Center. The report, “2021: Afghanistan’s Year of Reckoning,” examines areas of mutual interests and points of contention between India, Russia, and the U.S. in Afghanistan and the surrounding region.  


Michael Kugelman

Michael Kugelman

Director, South Asia Institute
Nandan Unnikrishnan

Nandan Unnikrishnan

Distinguished Fellow, Observer Research Foundation

Alexey Davydov

Research Fellow at the Regional Relations Study Group, IMEMO RAS

Alexey Kupriyanov

Head of the Group on South Asia and Indian Ocean of the Center for Asia Pacific Studies, IMEMO, RAS

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