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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

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Aparna Pande discusses her new book, Making India Great: The Promise of a Reluctant Global Power.

Aparna Pande discusses her new book, Making India Great: The Promise of a Reluctant Global Power.

The Tea Leaves Podcast

Aparna Pande discusses her new book, Making India Great, and the challenges and opportunities facing India.

Aparna Pande discusses her new book, Making India Great, and the challenges and opportunities facing India.

The New Diplomatist

In an interview with Nirmal Ghosh on Straits Times about growing tensions between China and India.

In an interview with Nirmal Ghosh on Straits Times about growing tensions between China and India.

Straits Times

Aparna Pande discusses her new book, “Making India Great”

Aparna Pande discusses her new book, “Making India Great”

The Indian Futures

Aparna Pande discusses ongoing tensions between India and China.

Aparna Pande discusses ongoing tensions between India and China.

Radio Free Asia

Aparna Pande discusses India’s foreign policy.

Aparna Pande discusses India’s foreign policy.

Puliyabaazi

Aparna Pande discusses India’s need for a great power plan and her new bok, “Making India Great: The Promise of a Reluctant Global Power”

Aparna Pande discusses India’s need for a great power plan and her new bok, “Making India Great: The Promise of a Reluctant Global Power”

The Print

Aparna Pande discusses how India can become a great power.

Aparna Pande discusses how India can become a great power.

States of Anarchy

Aparna Pande discusses tensions with Pakistan.

Aparna Pande discusses tensions with Pakistan.

StratNews Global

Aparna Pande discusses the Indo-US relationship and how it has been impacted by tensions with China.

Aparna Pande discusses the Indo-US relationship and how it has been impacted by tensions with China.

Bridge India

Aparna Pande discusses the US-India relationship following President Trump’s visit to India.

Aparna Pande discusses the US-India relationship following President Trump’s visit to India.

None of the Above Podcast

Aparna Pande discusses Trump’s visit to India.

Aparna Pande discusses Trump’s visit to India.

VOA News

Aparna Pande discusses Donald Trump’s visit to India.

Aparna Pande discusses Donald Trump’s visit to India.

NewsX

Aparna Pande discusses India’s new citizenship bill.

Aparna Pande discusses India’s new citizenship bill.

Straits Times

In an interview on WBUR’s On Point, Aparna Pande discussed the developing situation between India and Pakistan.

In an interview on WBUR’s On Point, Aparna Pande discussed the developing situation between India and Pakistan.

Aparna Pande on the Strategy Bridge Podcast, August 13, 2018

Aparna Pande on the Strategy Bridge Podcast, August 13, 2018

Aparna Pande on EWTN, July 27, 2018

Aparna Pande on EWTN, July 27, 2018

Aparna Pande testifies before House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, May 23, 2018

Aparna Pande testifies before House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, May 23, 2018

Aparna Pande Firstpost Facebook Live Interview, August 25, 2017

Aparna Pande Firstpost Facebook Live Interview, August 25, 2017

Aparna Pande Mumbai Book Launch, August 4, 2017

Aparna Pande Mumbai Book Launch, August 4, 2017

Aparna Pande on The American Interest Podcast, August 22, 2017

Aparna Pande on The American Interest Podcast, August 22, 2017

Aparna Pande Interviewed by ANI, June 23 and 26, 2017

Aparna Pande Interviewed by ANI, June 23 and 26, 2017

Aparna Pande on Firstpost Facebook Live Talk, June 16, 2017

Aparna Pande on Firstpost Facebook Live Talk, June 16, 2017

Pakistan-India Tensions, CCTV America, October 6, 2016

Pakistan-India Tensions, CCTV America, October 6, 2016

U.S.-India Relations, CCTV America, June 10, 2016

U.S.-India Relations, CCTV America, June 10, 2016

Prime Minister Modi in Washington to Attend Nuclear Security Summit, N-Terrorism Threat in Agenda, India Today, March 31, 2016

Prime Minister Modi in Washington to Attend Nuclear Security Summit, N-Terrorism Threat in Agenda, India Today, March 31, 2016

Indian Prime Minister Modi Visits with Pakistani Leader, CNN, December 26, 2015

Indian Prime Minister Modi Visits with Pakistani Leader, CNN, December 26, 2015

India's PM Modi and Economic Development, Part 1, CCTV America, September 14, 2015

India's PM Modi and Economic Development, Part 1, CCTV America, September 14, 2015

India-Pakistan Tension: Part I, CCTV, January 21, 2015

India-Pakistan Tension: Part I, CCTV, January 21, 2015

INI9 - Afghanistan after the US drawout, September 13, 2014

INI9 - Afghanistan after the US drawout, September 13, 2014

Pande discusses Pakistan-U.S Relations on <i>VOA Urdu</i> on May 27, 2011

Pande discusses Pakistan-U.S Relations on VOA Urdu on May 27, 2011