South Asia

South Asia

With a focus on India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, CSIS has many programs and scholars whose work addresses issues specific to the subcontinent. Explore CSIS Asia Programs.


  • Multiple programs and scholars focus on Afghanistan, especially the role of the United States and the international community there.

  • Led by the Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies, CSIS has a number of resources dedicated to analyzing the many facets of the world’s most populous democracy.

  • Many programs at CSIS study this critically important nation.

Studying South Asia