In his inauguration speech, Donald Trump described a new, protectionist America. India must prepare for a United States that does not plan to mess around with other people’s affairs.
Trump’s efforts to change America’s trajectory will have huge economic and political consequences for India. Prime Minister Modi must engage in intensive bargaining to close potential deals.
Trump’s “America First” strategy has the potential to damage the U.S.-India relationship. Trump should instead strengthen the India alliance to cope with the challenges posed by China.
New Delhi must be prepared for a major discontinuity in the way America and Russia deal with each other and Eurasia.
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.