The IAGI Team


The IAGI is led by Husain Haqqani, Director of South and Central Asia for Hudson Institute. Haqqani, former Pakistan ambassador to the United States, is a well-known observer of India. He is a regular columnist for the leading Indian daily The Indian Express and appears regularly on Indian television, CNN-IBN, NDTV and Headlines Today.

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Aparna Pande is Research Fellow & Director of Hudson Institute's Initiative on the Future of India and South Asia as well as Fellow, Center on Islam, Democracy, and the Future of the Muslim World. Aparna wrote her PhD dissertation on Pakistan's foreign policy. Her major field of interest is South Asia with a special focus on India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Foreign and Security Policy. Aparna contributes to The Weekly Standard, Huffington Post, Real Clear World, Times of India, Outlook India, Pajamas Media, IndoLink and Chowk.

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Konark Sikka is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Policy with a focus in foreign policy at George Washington University. He previously interned at the International Water Management Institute – Mekong Region as well as the International Food Policy Research Institute. He received his Bachelors degree in Sociology from the University of Delhi in India. In his spare time he likes to play soccer and loves to read about history.