Despite regional rivalries and political instability, South Asia has considerable momentum and great promise for becoming a hub of growth and prosperity. Indeed, a prosperous and secure South Asia is vital to the future of Asia as a whole. Through policy dialogues and solution-oriented recommendations papers, public events, and expert commentary, ASPI furthers understanding of the region in the rest of the world. ASPI has conducted several projects to assess the region’s challenges and to develop recommendations on policies to help South Asia’s countries pave a path toward stability and development. ASPI has also engaged in work to help improve relations between the United States and countries in the region.