April 08, 2022

Is India’s position on Russia affecting its relationship with the U.S.?

Featuring Lisa Curtis

Source: The Hindu

Journalist Suhasini Haidar

Last week, India’s strategic partner, the U.S., warned of consequences for any country, including India, which conducts local currency transactions through Russia’s central bank or constructs a payment mechanism that subverts or circumvents the U.S.’s sanctions against Russia. India’s consistent neutral position on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, informed by its choices, has antagonised many countries, including the U.S. Will the relationship between the U.S. and India come under strain? In a conversation moderated by Suhasini Haidar, Lisa Curtis and Syed Akbaruddin weigh in on India’s non-aligned position on the war.

Read the full interview from The Hindu.


  • Lisa Curtis

    Senior Fellow and Director, Indo-Pacific Security Program

    Lisa Curtis is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Indo-Pacific Security Program at CNAS. She is a foreign policy and national security expert with over 20 years of service in...