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Narendra Modi's Surprisingly Successful Selfie Diplomacy

Stanley Weiss | Posted 06.15.2015 | World
Stanley Weiss

We can only hope that Modi keeps up his frenetic travels. He may be fond of the egocentric selfie -- but what he's really demonstrating is that we are all in this together.

Hinduphobia Would Shock Gandhi As Much As Intolerance

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 04.12.2015 | Religion
Vamsee Juluri

The more difficult question to think about is that President Obama did not say anything that decent people anywhere in the world or of any faith would disagree with. And yet, something about his comments has upset Hindus very much.

Obama, Ansari And The Patriotism Of India Muslims

Ali Khan Mahmudabad | Posted 04.01.2015 | India
Ali Khan Mahmudabad

The fact is that the only reason the Vice President has been targeted is because he is Muslim. Sushma Swaraj, minister of external affairs, and Rajnath Singh, the home minister, were both also present during the ceremony and neither saluted the flag.

Obama: Nations Will Only Succeed If Women Are Successful

Reuters | Posted 03.29.2015 | Politics

By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, Jan 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - U.S. President Barack Obama raised the issue of women's rights as he ...

Obama Announces Nuclear 'Breakthrough' With India

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2015 | Politics

(Recasts with joint news conference) By Sanjeev Miglani and Douglas Busvine NEW DELHI, Jan 25 (Reuters) - In a glow of b...

Why Obama Is Going to India

Siddharth Varadarajan | Posted 03.26.2015 | World
Siddharth Varadarajan

Given the difficulty in achieving a breakthrough in any of the major problem areas, why is Obama going to India? What does he hope to achieve? I think the primary objective is to reinforce the strategic nature of the relationship by finding ways to enlarge the scope for joint action that are not dependent on what happens at the transactional end.

Boosting India-U.S. Ties: A Regional Imperative?

Samarth Pathak | Posted 03.25.2015 | World
Samarth Pathak

In the backdrop of U.S. President Barack Obama's historic visit to India, Samarth Pathak gets you fresh perspectives on bilateral ties in a candid interaction with three of India's leading strategic thinkers.

Obama Could Encounter 'Very Unhealthy' Problem On Upcoming India Trip

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics

NEW DELHI, Jan 8 (Reuters) - It may not rain on President Barack Obama's parade when he comes to New Delhi this month for India's Republic Day celeb...

Gandhi's Challenge to India and America

Harris Wofford | Posted 02.07.2015 | World
Harris Wofford

The Prime Minister of India's new campaign draws strength from Gandhi's own example of direct action.

India and the U.S. Need to Play Ball

Stanley Weiss | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics
Stanley Weiss

Million Dollar Arm, a film chronicling the search for Indians who could be trained to become Major League Baseball pitchers, is a heartwarming account of cross-cultural success -- which, given the present state of U.S.-Indian relations, makes it a relative rarity.

Consequences of Obama's 'Asia Pivot'

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics
Franz-Stefan Gady

The United States' Asia pivot may yield the unintentional consequences of fostering closer strategic ties between the two Asian giants -- China and India -- which could result in a strategic alliance ostensibly hostile to Western interests in the region.

Obama Spotlights Failure Of U.N. Reform

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — President Barack Obama's support for India's bid for permanent membership on the U.N. Security Council put the spotlight on the...

Obama India Trip: President Announces $10 Billion In Trade Deals

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUMBAI, India — Searching for help half a world away, President Barack Obama on Saturday embraced India as the next jobs-creating giant for hurt...

Michelle Obama DANCES In India

AP | ERIKA KINETZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUMBAI, India — Michelle Obama played hopscotch, danced and sang with 33 disadvantaged children from the Indian charity Make a Difference Saturd...

Obama In India: What To Look For

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

U.S. President Barack Obama arrives in India on Saturday with a difficult mission. With no "big ticket" pact in the works, fading popularity at hom...

Michele Bachmann REFUSES To Back Down On Controversial Comments

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) lived up to her reputation as one of the fiercest critics of the Obama administration over the weekend, refusing to ba...

PHOTOS: Behind The Scenes On Obama's Asia Tour

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama returned to the U.S. Sunday after a 10 day tour of Asia that took him through India, Indonesia, South Korea and Japan. From the region...

To Achieve U.S. National Security Objectives in Afghanistan, Focus on Kashmir

Mohammed Khaishgi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mohammed Khaishgi

During his recent visit to India, President Obama made it clear that the United States would not take a pro-active role in mediating the Kashmir issue between India and Pakistan. That would be a grave oversight from a U.S. national security perspective.

Stewart Takes On Obama's Diplomacy, Dancing In India (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Last night on "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart focused his attention on President Obama's post-midterm election trip to India, where he secured 22,000 jo...

PHOTOS: Obama Visits Indonesia's Largest Mosque

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Barack Obama visited Indonesia's largest mosque during his trip to the world's largest majority Muslim nation, reports the AP. The visit to ...

America Makes What India Needs

Fred Hochberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Hochberg

U.S. companies must capitalize on the huge opportunities for sales in India's fast-growing market if we want to jump-start our economy and create stable, durable American jobs back home.

India and China Greedy in Burma; Obama Scolds

Betwa Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Betwa Sharma

Even as President Barack Obama endorsed India's candidacy for the U.N. Security Council, he scolded New Delhi for not being tough on its neighbor, Burma.

High Hurdles for India's Seat on the Security Council

Stephen Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Schlesinger

American advocacy for India's inclusion on the UN Security Council really is only symbolic. For India to achieve this long-sought goal it must pass through a series of formidable hurdles.

Obama's Mahatma Moment

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vamsee Juluri

I hope in the future I will hear an Indian of substance say that it was an American, Barack Obama, who made something good possible for him or for her, just as President Obama said of the Mahatma today.

Obama's India Trip Terrorized By Monkeys (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Though President Obama's trip has yet to face any major setbacks, New Delhi forces aren't taking any chances in battling one of the city's most unusua...