RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

September 20, 2017 | Research Pages

“Southern (Dis)Comfort” is a special series from War on the Rocks and the Stimson Center that seeks to unpack the dynamics of intensifying competition—military, economic, diplomatic—in Southern Asia, principally among China, India, Pakistan, and the United States. READ MORE

August 30, 2017 | Opinion | War on the Rocks

Though comparatively unnoticed in Washington policymaking circles, “Southern Asia” and the broader Indian Ocean region form one of the most competitive strategic environments in the world. This article is the first installment of “Southern (Dis)Comfort),” a series organized with the Stimson Center’s South Asia Program to unpack the range of competitive dynamics in Southern Asia today. READ MORE

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. READ MORE

January 26, 2017 | Stimson Spotlight

By Michael Krepon and Travis Wheeler READ MORE

Nuclear South Asia: A Guide to India, Pakistan, and the Bomb is a free Stimson Open Online Course (SOOC). READ MORE

August 23, 2016 | Opinion | War on the Rocks

Some 18 years ago, India and Pakistan conducted successive nuclear tests, joining China as Southern Asia’s three overt nuclear powers and transforming the region into a nuclear trilemma. READ MORE