The Subcontinental is a South Asian Voices (SAV) podcast on strategic issues in South Asia. SAV is an online magazine featuring rising South Asian analysts. It aims to foster free-flowing, critical debate on South Asia’s security, economic, and political issues, with a special focus on nuclear matters. This episode of The Subcontinental features guest Professor Stephen Cohen, a senior fellow in the Foreign Policy program at The Brookings Institution. He joined Brookings after a career as a Professor of political science and history at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Professor Cohen joins Host Dr. Sameer Lalwani to discuss a number of contemporary issues on the subcontinent including: civil-military relations, U.S.-Pakistan relations, U.S. India defense cooperation, and Chinese regional expansion. Professor Cohen also answers questions about his newly released book, The South Asia Papers: A Critical Anthology of Writings by Stephen Philip Cohen. Questions submitted by listeners on Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag #SAVPodcast are also featured!