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India as a Global Power: Contending Views from India

Jan 23, 2012
9:00am to 4:45pm

City View Room
Washington, DC

On January 23, the Center for a New American Security, in partnership with The George Washington University's Rising Powers Initiative, hosted "India as a Global Power: Contending Views from India". The conference featured Nathaniel Fick, CEO of CNAS, and Richard Fontaine, Senior Advisor at CNAS, as well as leading Indian national security and foreign policy scholars and officials, and a keynote address by Indian Ambassador to the United States Nirupama Rao.

The conference opened with remarks by Nathaniel Fick, CEO of CNAS, and Henry Nau of The George Washington University, followed by panel discussions among the following experts:

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Deepa Ollapally
The George Washington University

Mani Shankar Aiyar
Member of the Indian Parliament, Rajya Sabha (Council of States)

Bharat Karnad
Research Professor in National Security Studies, Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi

Lalit Mansingh
Former Foreign Secretary of India and Ambassador to the United States

TN Ninan
Chairman and Chief Editor, Business Standard

Doug Bandow
Senior Fellow, Cato Institute

Sadanand Dhume
Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

George Perkovich
Vice President for Studies, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Daniel Twining
Senior Fellow for Asia, German Marshall Fund of the United States