- ReportBy Sadika HameedAug 22, 2012
This report looks at possible areas of cooperation between Pakistan and India, particularly in Afghanistan. Three observations motivate this research. First, regional security will likely be achieved only if at least some degree of cooperation is attained among the region’s primary state actors.
- NewsletterBy S. Amer LatifAug 16, 2012
As India purchases billions of dollars’ worth of military hardware in the coming years, it is poised to receive billions of dollars in offsets. For India, offsets represent one of the best opportunities to build a world-class defense-industrial capacity that can meet the country’s own defense needs and demonstrate its prowess as a rising world power.
- ReportAug 15, 2012
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) released its independent assessment of force posture options for the Pacific Command Area of Responsibility including comments from the Secretary of Defense. CSIS was chosen to conduct the assessment pursuant to Section 346 of the Fiscal Year 2012 National Defense Authorization Act (Public Law 112-81).
- NewsletterAug 14, 2012
Download this month's newsletter to read about a number of major transformations in India, which largely stem from the rise of its middle class. Many of these changes also signal a shift from a centralized power structure in New Delhi to a fragmented group of states, territories, and cities all seeking to influence the policy making process.
- ReportJul 13, 2012
Religious institutions and leaders are critically important in many conflict and post-conflict cases, and religious values often motivate either violence or peacebuilding.
- ReportBy S. Amer LatifJul 12, 2012
Over the past decade, U.S.-India defense ties have expanded substantially, including in military sales, which have grown from virtually zero to more than $8 billion today. Despite this progress in bilateral defense trade, there have been some setbacks as the two countries continue to learn about each other.
- ReportJul 11, 2012
The content of this report has been informed by two workshops convened by CSIS in the spring of 2012, 10 years after the creation of the joint CSIS/Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) Post-Conflict Reconstruction (PCR) Commission.
- ReportBy Mariam MuftiJun 29, 2012
The importance of studying the rise of Islamic radicalism in Afghanistan and Pakistan cannot be overemphasized. Both countries have experienced serious threats from radical Islamic groups, and the ideological and strategic nature of radical Islam in the region has changed over the years.
- ReportBy Robert D. Lamb, Sadika HameedJun 12, 2012
This report presents the results of a study on whether a link exists between the rise of militants and the quality of subnational governance in Pakistan and, if one exists, what the United States can do about it, if anything.
- NewsletterJun 8, 2012
The U.S.- India economic partnership is a key component of the bilateral relationship, yet there are still many barriers to trade and investment. The strategic dialogue provides an excellent opportunity to give U.S.-India economic ties a push forward by setting a timeframe for concluding a Bilateral Investment Treaty. Today India has investment agreements with some 80 countries. U.S.