Modi should publicly clarify his position on Hindu nationalism and not allow others to frame the issue for him. After nearly nine months in office, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing a fearsome enemy: a resurgent militant, chauvinistic and violent Hindu nationalism. The identity of this threat is significant, considering that Modi’s political beliefs are deeply rooted in the... Continue Reading
Aparna Pande is a Research Fellow and Director at the Hudson Institute’s Initiative on the Future of India and South Asia. A 1993 graduate of Delhi University, she holds a Master of Arts in History from St. Stephen's College and a Master of Philosophy in International Relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Pande received a Doctorate in Political Science from Boston University in 2004. She wrote her PhD dissertation on Pakistan’s foreign policy. Her book, entitled “Explaining Pakistan's Foreign Policy: Escaping India,” was released in April 2011 by Routledge. Pande is currently writing her forthcoming book on India’s foreign policy.