January 12, 2010

Remarks from Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao at the CNAS U.S. India Initiative Launch Event

On January 12, CNAS launched the U.S.-India Initiative at an event in New Delhi co-hosted by the Aspen Institute India.  The event  featured Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao and a distinguished group of American and Indian experts, including: CNAS Board of Directors member Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns, CNAS Board of Advisors member Mr. Tobby Simon, Aspen Institute India President Tarun Das; Indian Express Columnist C. Raja Mohan, CNAS CEO Nathaniel Fick, and CNAS Senior Fellows Richard Fontaine and Robert Kaplan. 

“The launch of the U.S.-India Initiative by the Center for a New American Security is a welcome development,” said Foreign Secretary Rao. “If we look at the world today and our relations, it is clear that never before has there been such a convergence of interests or a need for a coordinated approach between India and the United States on some of the biggest challenges facing us.”

 

  • Commentary
    • The National Interest
    • May 29, 2019
    Modi's Victory Is America’s Opportunity

    History’s largest election has swept Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party back to power in India. More than six-hundred-million Indian voters cast ballots that decisively ga...

    By Richard Fontaine

  • Commentary
    • Global Security Review
    • March 27, 2019
    Two Ways for the United States to Deepen Diplomatic Engagement with ASEAN

    The time has come to demonstrate again that the United States seeks to engage partners in Southeast Asia at the highest levels of government. As the region’s economic and secu...

    By Chris Estep

  • Reports
    • March 20, 2019
    Contested Spaces

    As the competition between the United States and China to shape the course of the 21st century intensifies, Southeast Asia has become a contested space....

    By Patrick M. Cronin, Abigail Grace, Daniel Kliman & Kristine Lee

  • Commentary
    • The Wall Street Journal
    • March 12, 2019
    Take India’s Side, America

    The moment of maximum danger in the latest India-Pakistan conflict appears to have passed. But after a major attack by Pakistani militants on an Indian military base in Kashmi...

    By Elbridge Colby

View All Reports View All Articles & Multimedia