The South Asia Channel

We Need an Indian Civilian Surge

Of the many issues on Barack Obama’s plate — civil nuclear cooperation, counterterrorism, China, Pakistan, and all the rest — one that has received very little attention is the foreign-policy issue that today transfixes Washington: India’s role in the war in Afghanistan.

Of the many issues on Barack Obama’s plate — civil nuclear cooperation, counterterrorism, China, Pakistan, and all the rest — one that has received very little attention is the foreign-policy issue that today transfixes Washington: India’s role in the war in Afghanistan.

Richard Fontaine is the president of the Center for a New American Security. He worked on the National Security Council staff and at the State Department during the Bush administration.

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