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

August 14, 2017 | EXPERT: Yun Sun


August 9, 2017 | EXPERT: Sameer Lalwani

The Kashmir Valley has been in the midst of an insurgency since 1990. Stimson expert Sameer Lalwani traveled to Srinagar — the capital of the Indian-administered state of Jammu and Kashmir — to see firsthand the challenges that threaten this volatile region.

August 3, 2017 | EXPERT: Olivia Dowling , EXPERT: Sameer Lalwani , EXPERT: Yun Sun

A remote corner of the Himalayas has become the unlikely scene of a major power standoff between China and India. Now entering its seventh week, the standoff centers on the tri-junction border shared by China, India, and Bhutan referred to as Doklam in India and Donglang in China.

July 25, 2017 | EXPERT: Sameer Lalwani

After six weeks, tensions remain high in the Dolam Plateau (

July 17, 2017

By Manpreet Sethi
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