South Asia

South Asia

Stimson seeks to alleviate growing nuclear dangers in South Asia by promoting confidence-building and nuclear risk-reduction measures, conducting innovative analysis of current dangers and future risks, empowering rising strategic analysts, conducting field research, creating new forums for India-Pakistan engagement, and promoting constructive U.S. security initiatives in the region.


Research and Analysis

May 12, 2017 | EXPERT: Hannah Haegeland , EXPERT: Sameer Lalwani

Almost 30 heads of state will gather in Beijing this weekend for the “Belt and Road” Forum, the annual conference about the Chinese mega-project to build highways and railroads to the farthest p

May 8, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon , EXPERT: Sameer Lalwani

By Michael Krepon and Sameer Lalwani

May 3, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

The Stimson Center’s South Asia Program has launched a new initiative, which we call the Off Ramps Project. The nuclear competition among China, India and Pakistan is accelerating with the introduction of new ballistic and cruise missiles. Counterforce capabilities are growing.

April 19, 2017 | EXPERT: Sameer Lalwani , EXPERT: Travis Wheeler

The continuation of the conflict in Afghanistan weakens US leverage over Pakistan, partly due to a continued dependence on Pakistan for air and ground lines of communication into Afghanistan. US national security advisor Lieutenant General H.R.
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