Karl “Rick” Inderfurth

Karl “Rick” Inderfurth

Senior Adviser and Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies, CSIS

Inderfurth served as U.S. assistant secretary of state for South Asian affairs from 1997 to 2001. Prior to serving as an assistant secretary of state, Ambassador Inderfurth was the U.S. representative for special political affairs to the United Nations. He was also a deputy U.S. representative to the UN Security Council. Inderfurth is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and the Fulbright Association.