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Nepali Ambassador Visits Harvard

| Dec. 05, 2013

Only two weeks after national elections in Nepal, the country’s Ambassador to the US, Dr. Shankar P. Sharma, addressed an audience of Nepali ex-patriots, Harvard Kennedy School students and expert faculty at a presentation jointly hosted by the Kennedy School’s India and South Asia Program, the South Asia Institute and the Center for Public Leadership in an “off-the-record” presentation on December 3, 2013.

Minister Khurshid addresses an audience at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Jim Smith

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Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid visits Harvard

Oct. 04, 2013

Minister Khurshid addressed a crowd of students, faculty and guests at the Harvard Kennedy School as part of the India & South Asia Program’s international speaker series, co-sponsored by Harvard’s South Asia Initiative. His comments on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, followed a series of meetings at the United Nations in New York.

South Asia Week Brings Together Experts to Discuss Regional Affairs

Sharon Wilke

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South Asia Week Brings Together Experts to Discuss Regional Affairs

    Author:
  • Charles Hobbs
| Feb. 22, 2012

From February 16th to 24th, 2012, the India and South Asia Program, in partnership with the Future of Diplomacy Project and the South Asia Initiative, hosted South Asia Week, an extended program of events focusing on international relations and domestic policymaking in South Asia, a region of rapidly expanding global importance.

Former Indian Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran Discusses Indian Foreign Policy in a Transitional Era

Erik Kruthoff

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Former Indian Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran Discusses Indian Foreign Policy in a Transitional Era

    Author:
  • Charles Hobbs
| Feb. 19, 2012

Fisher Family Fellow Shyam Saran spent nearly a week with the Future of Diplomacy Project as part of South Asia Week, an eight day long series of panels, discussions, and lectures about the role of the subcontinent in 21st century international affairs.

Paper

Natural Allies: A Blueprint for the Future of U.S.-India Relations

| Oct. 20, 2010

The economic, political, and military rise of India is reshaping world politics and promises to make India both a true global power and one of the most important bilateral partners of the United States. This report, authored by former Deputy Secretary of State Richard L. Armitage, former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns and CNAS Senior Fellow Richard Fontaine – and endorsed by over 20 esteemed foreign policy experts - provides a blueprint for the path forward for this critical relationship.

Employees of the National Security Agency sit in the Threat Operations Center on Jan. 25, 2006, in Fort Meade, Md. The government issued an alert Nov. 30, 2006 to U.S. stock market and banking Web sites about a possible Internet attack.

AP Photo

Discussion Paper

Strategic Advantage: Why America Should Care About Cybersecurity

| October 2009

The internet is an interconnected series of networks--where it is difficult to determine where private security threats end and public ones begin.  These networks deliver power and water to our households and businesses, enable us to access our bank accounts from almost any city in the world, and transform the way our doctors provide healthcare.  For all of these reasons, we need a safe Internet with a strong network infrastructure.