Event ReportsPublished on Sep 13, 2004
The second meeting of the ORF-PCIP Task Force on India-US Relations was held at Los Angeles on September 13-14, 2004. The first such joint Task Force between an American and an Indian think tank, it is a Track II initiative between Observer Research Foundation, India?s first multi-disciplinary think tank and the Pacific Council, a leadership forum based at Los Angeles and rooted in the American West.
ORF- PCIP Joint Task Force on Indo-US Relations
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List of Participants

Dr. Marshall M. Bouton, President, 
The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations

Cmdr. Steven V. Brock, 
Federal Executive Fellow,

Amb. Richard F. Celeste, 
Task Force Co-Chair, and, President, 
Colorado College

Mr. Michael Cheetham, Director, U.S. Secretariat, 
Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum, 
Smithsonian Institution 

Mr. Warren Christopher, 
Pacific Council on International Policy 

Mr. W. Bruce Comer, 
Managing Director, 
Ocean Park Advisors

Dr. Rafiq Dossani, 
Senior Research Scholar, 
Asia/Pacific Research Center, 
Stanford University

Mr. William H. Draper, 
Managing Director, 
Draper Richards

Mr. L. Brooks Entwistle, 
Managing Director, 
Goldman Sachs & Co.

Dr. Richard H. Fuller, 
Senior Director, 
Country Programs, 
The Asia Foundation

Mr. Nathan Gardels, 
New Perspectives Quarterly

Dr. Akhil Gupta, 
Reliance Infocomm Limited

Mr. Mikkal E. Herberg, 
Globalization Program, 
National Bureau of Asian Research

Amb. Abid Hussain, 
Task Foce Co-Chair

Mr. Prem Jain, Senior VP, 
New Business Ventures, 
Cisco Systems

Dr. Mira Kamdar, 
Senior Fellow, 
World Policy Institute

Brig. Gurmeet Kanwal, 
Senior Fellow, 
ORF Institute of Security Studies

Mr. Raman Kapur, 
Warrick Pharmaceuticals

Dr. David J. Karl, 
Senior Program Associate, 
Pacific Council on International Policy

Ms. Becky Lenaburg, 
Associate General Counsel, 

Dr. Ian Lesser, 
Vice President & Director of Studies, 
Pacific Council on International Policy 

Dr. Krysia P. Lindan, 
Associate Professor, 
Institute for Global Health, 
UC San Francisco

Dr. Abraham F. Lowenthal, 
Pacific Council on International Policy

Gen. (ret.) Ved Prakash Malik, 
ORF Institute of Security Studies

Dr. Amitav Mallik, 
National Security Advisory Board, Government of India

Dr. Amitabh Mattoo, 
Vice Chancellor, 
Jammu University

Dr. Pratap Bhanu Mehta, 
Centre for Policy Research (New Delhi)

Dr. Jack Miles, 
Senior Advisor to the President, 
The J. Paul Getty Trust

Mr. R.K. Mishra, 
Observer Research Foundation

Mr. Jagmohan Mundhra, 

Dr. Sukh Deo Muni, 
South Asian Studies, 
Jawaharlal Nehru University

Dr. S. Narayan, 
Former Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister, 
Government of India

Ms. Sonia Nikore, 
Vice President, 
Primetime Casting, 

Mr. Krutin Patel, 
Writer, Producer, Director, 
ABCD & ABC/Disney

Dr. Kumar Patel, 
Chairman & CEO, 
Pranalytica Inc.

Dr. AnnaLee Saxenian, 
Dean, School of Information Management and Systems, 
UC Berkeley

Mr. Thakur Sharma, 
Reliance Infocomm Inc., 

Mr. Daniel Sneider, 
Foreign Affairs Columnist, 
San Jose Mercury News

Dr. Ashley J. Tellis, 
Senior Associate, 
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Dr. Marsha J. Vande Berg, 
The World Report

Hon. Harihara Subramaniam Viswanathan, 
Consul General, 
Consulate General of India, 
San Francisco

Dr. Stanley Wolpert, 
Professor Emeritus of History, 

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