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Director, International Climate Policy
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Examining how attempts to stifle dissent threaten the world’s largest democracy
Jul 6, 2023
Democratic backsliding among U.S. allies such as Israel, India, and Mexico starkly illustrates the challenge for the United States’ foreign policy agenda.
Apr 5, 2023
Kate Donald, Heba Malik
The United States and India can collaborate to rapidly catalyze foreign institutional investment in India’s green transition, which would significantly influence the global effort to combat climate change.
Feb 18, 2021
Kanika Chawla, Alan Yu, Rita Cliffton
The United States and India have an opportunity to partner to catalyze foreign institutional investment in India’s green transition—a critical contribution to drive progress in the global effort to combat climate change.
U.S.-India task force co-chairs, former Indian Ambassador to the United States Nirupama Rao and former U.S. Ambassador to India Richard Verma, discuss the five greatest opportunities and challenges facing the partnership in the coming decade.
Feb 20, 2018
Michael Fuchs, Abigail Bard, Andrew Satter
The United States and India must forge an indispensable democratic partnership that can serve as a pillar of peace, prosperity, and democracy around the world.
Jan 14, 2018
the Center for American Progress Task Force on U.S.-India Relations
The Center for American Progress is convening a task force on U.S.-India relations, bringing together a dynamic set of experts from both nations to chart a shared bilateral agenda and to press that agenda in both Washington and New Delhi.
Jun 25, 2017
Trump’s extensive business connections in India have led him to forge close relations with Indian politicians, including some far-right, extremist figures—alliances that likely won’t serve either Americans or Indians well.
Jun 14, 2017
Carolyn Kenney, John Norris
President Trump has so far continued President Barack Obama’s fast pace of high-level engagement in Asia, but Trump’s policies are quickly undermining U.S. interests in regional peace and prosperity.
Apr 27, 2017
Michael Fuchs, Brian Harding, Melanie Hart
A series of recent climate pledges from developing countries has demonstrated that the geopolitics of climate action is shifting in the lead-up to the Paris climate agreement.
Oct 2, 2015
Coastal wetlands and mangrove forests help fight climate change, but strong leadership and bilateral collaboration are urgently needed to avoid losing them forever.
Nov 10, 2014
President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet for the first time today to discuss their strategic partnership and to build upon the already strong foundation between the United States and India.
Sep 29, 2014
Aarthi Gunasekaran, Vikram Singh
Vikram Singh, Vice President for National Security and International Policy at the Center for American Progress, testifies before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs.
Aug 1, 2014
An address by U.S. Secretary of State, The Honorable John F. Kerry
Jul 28, 2014
This video series documents how solar power has the potential to improve livelihoods, health, and the environment while avoiding the need for the costly grid expansion that is a distant reality for many.
Jul 17, 2014
Andrew Satter, Rebecca Lefton
The United States and India should aggressively pursue opportunities to curb energy waste in the building sector in order to reduce their greenhouse gas pollution, enhance their energy security, and grow their economies.
Mar 13, 2014
Bracken Hendricks, Pete Ogden, Ben Bovarnick
Prime Minister Singh and President Obama will meet for the third official U.S.-India state visit to exchange ideas on deepening the U.S.-India partnership, as well as fulfilling unmet expectations.
Sep 25, 2013
Caroline Wadhams, Aarthi Gunasekaran
Jun 24, 2013
The United States and India must work together to ensure the future stability of Afghanistan and the region.
Jun 4, 2013
C. Raja Mohan, Caroline Wadhams, Wilson John, 3 More
Aryaman Bhatnagar, Daniel Rubin, Peter Juul
Analyzing South Asia through the prism of climate, migration, and security in Assam and the surrounding region provides useful insights into the underlying trends shaping the entire region and the risks posed by current long-term trajectories.
Dec 3, 2012
Arpita Bhattacharyya, Michael Werz
A Conversation with the Deputy Secretary of State
Oct 26, 2012
Focusing on energy, infrastructure, and security are three ways the two nations can cooperate for the good of both economies and regional political stability.
Richard Verma, Caroline Wadhams
Arpita Bhattacharyya looks at past conflict involving South Asian immigrant communities in Assam to understand the roots of the current conflict and examine implications for the future, including the role of climate change in the region.
Aug 29, 2012
Rich Verma and Michael Werz review why India is an important ally to the United States and which issues the countries will focus on at their upcoming summit.
Jun 8, 2012
Richard Verma, Michael Werz
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