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India: Rising Geo-economic Power and Internal Changes

President Joe Biden visits New Delhi Sep 7-9 for the G-20 summit amid a host of several other major developments that underscore the rise of India as a geo-economic power. The New Lines Institute’s Eurasian Security & Prosperity Portfolio will be hosting a panel discussion on how Washington & New Delhi can operationalize their shared interest in enhancing ties in numerous areas such as investment, technology, trade, defense cooperation, especially against China and in the maritime space.

Our Senior Director, Dr. Kamran Bokhari moderated a conversation which will include prominent India experts in the Washington policy space. The conversation will unpack the obstacles on both ends of this bilateral relationship that will need to be overcome, especially in terms of the domestic politics of both countries.

The conversation participants included:

  • Dr. Aparna Pande, Research Fellow & Director, Initiative on the Future of India and South Asia, Hudson Institute
  • Dr. Jeffrey Payne, Assistant Professor, Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University

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