Centre for Strategic & Foreign Relations

The Centre for Strategic and Foreign Relations (CSFR) at Rashtram is dedicated to strengthening India’s international relations. It undertakes extensive research on  India’s foreign policy priorities and strategic concerns. CSFR also works towards enhancing people-to-people relations through a series of programmes curated to cater to the strategic community in India and globally. In doing so, CSFR aims at contributing to building lasting relations based on mutual understanding and amicability.

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thought leadership in IR & soft power

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deliberations to proliferate Indian foreign policy

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Team

CSFR Personnel

Sagar K. Chourasia

Programmes Lead - Centre for Strategic and Foreign Relations

Experts

External field experts

Prof. Harsh Pant

Director, Studies & Head of the Strategic Studies Programme at ORF

Sanjay Pulipaka

Sr. Fellow for Research Programmes & Strategic Neighbourhood, DPG

Events

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Programmes & Projects

World Governance Expedition

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Young Diplomats Conclave

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Soft Power Brief

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Publications

Method in Madness: Analyzing Trump’s Trade Policies for India

Out of the many policies of Trump, his lasting legacy...

Guardian of the seas: Indian Navy

While the Indian Navy has successfully guarded the 7500 km...
Rafale Jet

Increasing the strength of IAF: Rafale and Beyond

The intrusion of China in the Galwan valley flared up...

India-China Tensions: Asymmetry and the limits of escalation

By Paras Ratna, Research Associate – Strategic & Foreign Relations...

API: The key to being the true Pharmacy of the World

Can India address the Achilles' heel in its supply chain...

Balance Domestic Politics and Global Diplomacy

By Paras Ratna, Research Associate – Strategic & Foreign Relations...

The Corona-Led Rise of Middle Powers on the World Stage

By Paras Ratna, Research Associate – Strategic & Foreign Relations...

COVID-19 and the Mirage of a China-Led International Order

The larger question agitating International Relations theorists is whether COVID-19...

Toward a Coherent Indo-Pacific Framework?

By Paras Ratna, Research Associate – Strategic & Foreign Relations...

Dancing with the Elephant: Toward a Coherent Indo-Pacific Framework?

India’s conceptualization of the Indo-Pacific is a departure from the...

The Elusive Narrative: Aung Suu Kyi and the International Media

State Counsellor Aung Suu Kyi’s recent defense of Myanmar military...

The Emerging Strategic Equation in Asia

By Paras Ratna, Research Associate – Strategic & Foreign Relations...