Prime Minister Modi hopes the wider South Asian diaspora will contribute to India’s economic development, act as a bridge to the nations that host them, and help promote broader international goals.
In India, distrust of government and social cleavages encourage voters to support those who bend the rules to defend their communities. Similar conditions in the United States contributed to Trump’s election.
Constructing a common ground at home will make it a lot easier to cope with the multiple surprises that might be in store for India in 2017.
As a rising China challenges American primacy in Asia, navigating between Beijing and Washington is a major strategic challenge for India.
The election of Donald J. Trump as the new president of the United States has led to a intense discussion across the world about the conditions that enabled his rise, the future of American diplomacy, and potential shifts in geopolitics.
Tibet is at the very heart of the Sino-Indian disputation over territorial sovereignty and much else over the last six decades.
India must facilitate investments in artificial intelligence and be prepared to address the negative fallouts of the technological revolution.
A study in India finds that ideological diversity in the administration is key to a tolerant government. So far there is little evidence that Trump will select a ideologically diverse administration.
South Asian leaders are deeply concerned about America’s long-term commitment to the liberal, global economic order and Washington’s political will to sustain its longstanding international security commitments.
The fusion of the cyber and the physical is transforming the economic and security landscape in the world. Delhi must now begin to pay attention.