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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...

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 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...

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...

Tough Crowd: Indian Students Ask Obama Why Pakistan Isn't Considered A 'Terrorist State'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI (Associated Press) - President Barack Obama heralded the relationship between the United States and India as a "defining partnership" of the...

PHOTOS: Mumbai Boogie Woogie

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle began their second day in India at The Holy Name High School in Mumbai. Michelle donned a black-and-whi...

Kashmir and the Need for Securing U.S Interests in South Asia

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

With careful U.S. encouragement, India may begin to take measures to improve the situation on the ground in the Kashmir region.

Fact Check: Obama's India Trip Won't Cost $200 Million Per Day

Dan Pfeiffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dan Pfeiffer

The numbers reported about the cost of the president's Asia trip this weekend have no basis in reality.

President Obama in India

Vishakha N. Desai | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vishakha N. Desai

President Obama and Prime Minister Singh have a unique opportunity to take U.S.-India relations to a whole new level, possibly transforming it into a key 21st-century relationship.

Obama in India

James Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Love

A number of NGOs working on public health issues are concerned that the President may push India to adopt more strict intellectual property protections on pharmaceutical drugs. They have reasons to be concerned.

White House Denies Rumors About Obama And Sikh Temple

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) The White House has denied reports that President Obama will avoid a Sikh shrine while visiting Ind...

Obama's Trip to India: Sikhs Are Not Muslims

John L. Esposito | Posted 07.25.2011 | Religion
John L. Esposito

Obama may reportedly skip a visit to the Golden Temple to avoid covering his head and being confused as "a Muslim." This may send the message that being Sikh is the same as being Muslim, and both are bad.

Obama May Reportedly Avoid Holy Site To Avoid Appearing Muslim

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama may be skipping a trip to a prominent Sikh holy site in India due to worries that wearing the appropriate headgear may reinforce incor...