Welcome, Carnegie India

Today, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace announced the launch of Carnegie India, our sixth global center. This new center, which will open its doors in New Delhi in April 2016, joins the existing network of Carnegie institutions in Beijing, Beirut, Brussels, Moscow, and Washington, D.C.

C. Raja Mohan will serve as the founding director of Carnegie India. Here’s a little bit about Raja:

Mohan has been a nonresident senior associate at Carnegie since 2012, as well as a distinguished fellow at the Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi, and a visiting research professor at the Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore. He also served as a member of India’s National Security Advisory Board. From 2009 to 2010, Mohan was the Henry Alfred Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations at the U.S. Library of Congress. Previously, he was a professor of South Asian studies at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi and the Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore. He is a columnist for the Indian Express and previously worked as the diplomatic editor and Washington correspondent of the Hindu.

You can read the full announcement here.