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Aparna Pande

Director, Initiative on the Future of India and South Asia

Aparna Pande is Research Fellow & Director of Hudson Institute’s Initiative on the Future of India and South Asia. Aparna wrote her PhD dissertation on Pakistan’s foreign policy. Her major field of interest is South Asia with a special focus on India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Foreign and Security Policy. Aparna has contributed to The American Interest, The Hindustan Times, The Times of India, The Live Mint, Huffington Post, Sunday Guardian, The Print, and Real Clear World.

A 1993 graduate of Delhi University, Aparna holds a Master of Arts in History from St. Stephens College at Delhi University and a Master of Philosophy in International Relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Aparna Pande received a Doctorate in Political Science from Boston University in 2010.

Aparna Pande’s book’s include Explaining Pakistan’s Foreign Policy: Escaping India (Routledge, 2011), From Chanakya to Modi: Evolution of India’s Foreign Policy (Harper Collins, 2017), Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Pakistan (Routledge, August 2017), and Making India Great: The Promise of a Reluctant Global Power (Harper Collins, 2020).

India and Globalization Initiative at the Hudson Institute

The China Challenge | Countering Beijing’s Military Might

The China Challenge | Countering Beijing’s Military Might

The China Challenge | Is Belt And Road Asia’s Destiny?

The China Challenge | Is Belt And Road Asia’s Destiny?

Video Event | Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu on the U.S.-India Partnership

Video Event | Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu on the U.S.-India Partnership

Video Event | China-India Border Clash: What’s Behind China’s Belligerence?

Video Event | China-India Border Clash: What’s Behind China’s Belligerence?

Video Livestream | China's Charm Diplomacy: Beijing's Attempts to Reinvent Reality

Video Livestream | China's Charm Diplomacy: Beijing's Attempts to Reinvent Reality

Strategies for the Indo-Pacific: Perceptions of the U.S. and Like-Minded Countries

Strategies for the Indo-Pacific: Perceptions of the U.S. and Like-Minded Countries

Security, Stability, and the Future of Kashmir

Security, Stability, and the Future of Kashmir

Prospects and Challenges for an Emerging New India

Prospects and Challenges for an Emerging New India

Strengthening the U.S.-India Partnership

Strengthening the U.S.-India Partnership

Europe's Expanding Role in the Indo-Pacific

Europe's Expanding Role in the Indo-Pacific

International Perspectives on Nuclear Materials Security

International Perspectives on Nuclear Materials Security

Delivering Democracy in India

Delivering Democracy in India

Sino-Indian Relations: Tensions in Asia

Sino-Indian Relations: Tensions in Asia November 26 Event

Implications of U.S.-China Tensions in the Indo-Pacific

Implications of U.S.-China Tensions in the Indo-Pacific November 16 event

U.S.-China Trade Relations and Challenges: Past, Present, and Future

U.S.-China Trade Relations and Challenges: Past, Present, and Future September 26 Event

India and the U.S.: An Evolving Strategic Partnership

India and the U.S.: An Evolving Strategic Partnership September 6 Event

India and China after the Doklam Standoff

India and China after the Doklam Standoff November 16th Event

Political Mobilization of Indian Americans

Political Mobilization of Indian Americans June 9th Event

China's Road Through Pakistan November 18th Event

India-U.S. Ties Under Narendra Modi June 3rd Event

Elections in Pakistan: Any Hope for a Secular Government?

Avoiding Armageddon: America, India, and Pakistan to the Brink and Back

Pakistan at the Crossroads: Rising Radicalism

The Future of U.S.-Pakistani Relations: A Troubled Foreign Policy Relationship

Nuclear Security in Pakistan: Issues and Implications