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South Asia Priorities for President-Elect Obama

December 3, 2008

This week, President-elect Obama announced his national security team, and with last week’s terrorist attacks in Mumbai, strengthening bilateral and regional relationships in South Asia will be among their most urgent priorities. In The Asia Foundation’s recently released recommendations for the in-coming administration, America’s Role in Asia, former Ambassador Karl Inderfurth provides recommendations for U.S. policy with India, while CSIS scholar Teresita Schaffer weighs in on Pakistan and Dr. Raja Mohan gives insight on what the South Asian region wants to see from Obama’s team.

Related locations: India, Pakistan


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