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Analysis & Opinions - Christian Science Monitor

India: America's Indispensable Allies

| March 13, 2009

Presidential terms are a marathon of effort, but the Obama administration has started with a full sprint. Between the financial crisis and events in Afghanistan, Iran, Russia, and elsewhere, it's had to. Xenia Dormandy argues that in rushing ahead to confront one crisis after another, it risks forgetting a crucial friend: India.

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- Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center Newsletter

Reflections on the Process

| Summer 2008

Xenia Dormandy, director of the Belfer Center’s Project on India and the Subcontinent, was an election monitor in Pakistan during February’s parliamentary elections. Here she offers analysis of the significance of the Pakistan elections.

Supporters of Nepal's Maoist Party celebrate outside a vote counting center in Katmandu following their election victory in April.


Analysis & Opinions - The Providence Journal

South Asia, A New Center of Democracy?

| May 6, 2008

Thus far this year we’ve seen elections in Pakistan, Bhutan, and Nepal. Elections have been promised in Bangladesh and the Maldives later this year, and scheduled in India and Afghanistan for next year. Yet, barring India, we rarely think of these nations as democracies. Could this then be the next wave?