The next decade in India’s partnership with America could turn out to be even more consequential than the previous one.
Manohar Parrikar and Ashton B. Carter are under pressure to cope with the challenges of the current fluid power dynamic in Asia.
By encouraging a basic change in the way that India thinks about the United States and America’s place in India’s engagement with the world, Modi has turned out to be rather different from his predecessors.
As the United States ends its combat role in Afghanistan, strategic cooperation with Iran has become absolutely critical for securing India’s interests in Afghanistan and Central Asia.
As America reduces its military burden in Afghanistan, China’s deepening involvement there was marked by the launch of a new official forum in Kabul last week.
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Barack Obama ended their second summit meeting in less than four months by proclaiming that a new chapter has begun in bilateral relations.
As they ended their three-day summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama had every reason to feel vindicated that their political bet on each other had paid off handsomely.
As Modi and Obama joined the Republic Day celebrations and spent time with business leaders, the rest of the world has begun to react to the full import of the emerging strategic partnership.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has begun to rewrite the script of India-U.S. relations.
The upcoming summit could be the moment when India and the United States find the necessary political will to turn opportunities that have been at hand for years into tangible agreements.