Virtual Meeting

Transition 2021 Series: South Asia and Geopolitical Competition

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
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President, American Pakistan Foundation; Senior South Asia Fellow, New America; Nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council; Former CFR Term Member

Rabindranath Tagore Chair in Indian Cultures and Civilizations and Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Indiana University Bloomington; CFR Member

Former U.S. Ambassador to India (2017–2021); Former Deputy Assistant to the President for International Economic Affairs, Deputy Director, National Economic Council, and Senior Member, National Security Council (2017); CFR Member


U.S. National Editor and Columnist, Financial Times

Transition 2021 Series

Panelists discuss the future of U.S. policy towards India and Pakistan under the Biden administration, including humanitarian aid and the recent COVID-19 spike in India, China’s geopolitical influence in the region, the domestic turmoil of each country, and the status of democratic norms throughout South Asia.

The Transition 2021 series examines the major foreign policy issues confronting the Biden administration.

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