Columbia International Affairs Online: Books

CIAO DATE: 11/2014

The U.S.-India Relationship: Cross-Sector Collaboration To Promote Sustainable Development

Michael J. Fratantuono, Dr. David M. Sarcone, John D. Colwell Jr.

September 2014

The Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College


In the current era, initiatives that involve cross-sector collaboration—collaboration among participants representing government, military, for-profit, non-profit, citizen groups, and intergovernmental organizations—to tackle problems that defy easy solution are becoming more commonplace at all levels of society. Thus, there is an increasing need on the part of strategic leaders from all sectors to better understand the factors that contribute to the success of collaborative initiatives. Those insights are relevant to efforts to promote sustainable development, a matter of importance in the context of the U.S.-India strategic relationship.