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Aparne Pande

Aparna Pande is Director of the Initiative on the Future of India and South Asia at the Hudson Institute, Washington D.C. Her major field of interest is South Asia with a special focus on India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Foreign and Security Policy.

Born in India, Pande received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in History from St. Stephens College at Delhi University. She then went on to receive an M. Phil in International Relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University. She completed her Ph.D. in Political Science at Boston University in the United States.

Aparna has published several books on South Asia. These include “Making India Great: The Promise of a Reluctant Global Power”, “From Chanakya to Modi: The Evolution of India’s Foreign Policy”, “Explaining Pakistan’s Foreign Policy: Escaping India” and “Contemporary Handbook on Pakistan” (as editor).

Articles by Aparne Pande

Why India and the U.S. Should Work Together in Central Asia

India's engagement with Central Asia provides opportunities for the U.S. to step up cooperation with the region. But the Ukraine invasion places hurdles in Delhi’s balancing act between Moscow and Washington.

March 3, 2022