Speaker - Ashley J. Tellis

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Ashley J. Tellis is Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, specializing in international security, defense, and Asian strategic issues. He was recently on assignment to the U.S. Department of State as Senior Adviser to the Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs, during which time he was intimately involved in negotiating the civil nuclear agreement with India. Previously he was commissioned into the Foreign Service and served as Senior Adviser to the Ambassador at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi. He also served on the National Security Council staff as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Strategic Planning and Southwest Asia. Prior to his government service, Dr. Tellis was Senior Policy Analyst at the RAND Corporation and Professor of Policy Analysis at the RAND Graduate School. He is the author of India's Emerging Nuclear Posture (2001) and co-author of Interpreting China's Grand Strategy: Past, Present, and Future (2000). He is also Research Director of the Strategic Asia program at NBR and co-editor of Strategic Asia 2006-07: Trade, Interdependence, and Security, Strategic Asia 2005-06: Military Modernization in an Era of Uncertainty and Strategic Asia 2004-05: Confronting Terrorism in the Pursuit of Power. His academic publications have appeared in many edited volumes and journals.

3 Programs

The Bush Years and Beyond

02.28.08 | 01:32:37 min | 0 comments

Pakistani Army and Post-Election Scenarios Pt.1

02.13.08 | 00:44:21 min | 0 comments

Pakistani Army and Post-Election Scenarios Pt.2

02.13.08 | 01:11:13 min | 0 comments