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A Conversation With Ambassador Arun K. Singh On U.S.-India Relations

Sunil Adam | Posted 07.24.2015 | World
Sunil Adam

It may not be the Treaty of Versailles, or even the Camp David Accord, but on the 10th anniversary of its signing this month, the U.S.-India Civil Nuclear Cooperation Initiative has been heralded as a transformative development that will determine the contours of the emerging international order.

India And The U.S. Partnering To Shape The 21st Century

Arun K. Singh | Posted 07.20.2015 | World
Arun K. Singh

As U.S.-India ties continue to blossom, the true test of our defining partnership for the 21st century will be how it benefits not just our common citizens, but also the global commons.

When It Comes to China, Shared U.S.-Indian Values Only Go So Far

Dileep Padgaonkar | Posted 03.31.2015 | World
Dileep Padgaonkar

What about "shared values" that Obama and Modi have flaunted? They help in dealing with a shabby world but only up to a point. The pragmatist in Modi knows that since India is China's neighbor, it is imperative to calm a neighbor's angst -- and the angst of distant neighbors -- rather than to merely revel in the effusive cordiality of a country located beyond the seven seas. The basic instincts of the two ancient civilizations might yet astound the world.

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.

The U.S. and India: Forward Together

Arun M. Kumar | Posted 12.14.2014 | World
Arun M. Kumar

A re-energized commitment to move both countries forward, together. That is what President Obama, leader of the world's oldest democracy, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, leader of the world's largest democracy, collectively committed to after their meeting last month.

Civilizational Partners and Equals: What Narendra Modi Means for American Hindus

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 10.11.2014 | Religion
Vamsee Juluri

For Hindus in America, Modi's leadership will mark a promising opportunity to bring faith, culture, nation, and world together. There is a great deal of hope riding on what he does, not only for India, but also for symbolizing a Hinduism that is modern, strong, and still true to its universalism.

India v. Hinduphobia: What Narendra Modi's Election as Prime Minister Really Means

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 07.16.2014 | Religion
Vamsee Juluri

Narendra Modi's victory needs to be understood beyond the two commonly heard positions we have heard these past few months leading up to the election.

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.

India and the United States: Why the Twain Shall Never Meet

Sunil Adam | Posted 03.17.2014 | World
Sunil Adam

The month-long drama, which ended last week with the recall of Devyani Khobragade laid bare the fundamentally distrustful nature of relationship between the United States and India.

U.S.-India Relations Will Endure Despite the Khobragade Controversy

Ronak D. Desai | Posted 03.15.2014 | World
Ronak D. Desai

If recent headlines are to be believed, the arrest and alleged mistreatment of Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade on December 12 in Manhattan have triggered an unprecedented deterioration in bilateral relations between Washington and New Delhi.

US-India Relations Under the Second Obama Administration

Ronak D. Desai | Posted 01.15.2013 | World
Ronak D. Desai

Obama's enduring popularity within India, close relationship with Manmohan Singh, and widespread support amongst the Indian-American community are just some of the distinctive factors that will help ensure ties with New Delhi remain robust and continue to grow over the next four years.

Panetta Defends Drone Use In Pakistan

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 08.06.2012 | World

NEW DELHI — Just two days after a drone strike killed al-Qaida's second-in-command, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta made it clear Wednesday that ...

Namaste Sarah Palin

Sunil Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sunil Adam

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Obama in Asia: Meeting American Decline Face to Face

Juan Cole | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Juan Cole

Beneath the pomp and splendor of Obama's journey through Asia has lurked a far tawdrier vision -- of a much weakened president presiding over a much weakened superpower, both looking somewhat desperately for succor abroad.

Obama in India: Testing a New World Order, Starting with the Security Council

Daniel Michaeli | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Michaeli

November 8, 2010 The future of American global influence will be decided in Asia, and India's success could be a prerequisite for America's long-term...

Halting Steps in New Delhi

Evan A. Feigenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evan A. Feigenbaum

The recent talks between India and Pakistan had raised hopes in some quarters that New Delhi and Islamabad might reenter into a peace process. For now, such expectations are very unrealistic.

Clinton India Trip Viewed As Strengthening Of Ties

NDTV | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hillary Clinton is coming to India for what is slated to be a major step forward in Indo-American ties. Mrs Clinton's first stop is Mumbai where she w...