Teresita Schaffer

Teresita Schaffer

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Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Near East and South Asia

Teresita Schaffer is a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a senior advisor to McLarty Associates, a Washington strategic advising firm. Her 30 year career in the U.S. Foreign Service included postings in New Delhi, Islamabad, as ambassador to Sri Lanka, and as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Near East and South Asia. Her book, India at the Global High Table: The Quest for Regional Primacy and Strategic Autonomy, co-authored with her husband, Ambassador Howard Schaffer, will be published in April.

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Improving Bilateral Relations

Former Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Teresita Schaffer, discussed with The Cipher Brief the continued importance of a close U.S.-India relationship.  Schaffer explained India’s tenuous security […] More

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