Vladimir Putin has been a talking point in throughout the U.S. election. Whoever wins, Russian-U.S. tensions may deepen.
Material factors can explain why certain outcomes occurred the way they did, and strategic culture can explain how countries thought about their circumstances, their choices, and their decisions.
BRICS may have passed the moment of peak solidarity. The challenge now is to manage the growing differences among them.
U.S. policy toward Pakistan has cost the lives of soldiers and undermined the reconstruction of Afghanistan. Unfortunately, it will most likely take a major terrorist attack to change this policy.
The partnership between India and the United States has advanced significantly during the Obama administration. Now, Modi and Obama should push agreements forward before the next U.S. administration starts.
In the grander scheme of things, President Obama has been generally successful in crafting policy that balanced his own philosophical convictions with the national mood without compromising on the U.S. commitment to the international community.
As Trump’s support cuts across traditional lines, Hillary Clinton has a tough task.
Rather than just looking at Maritime Domain Awareness collaboration as a reaction to China’s rise, India must see it as a necessary step to maintain its position in the Indian Ocean and secure its strategic leverage in its primary area of interest.
Win or lose, Donald Trump is likely to herald a major discontinuity in America’s political evolution.
Animated by the reality of shared values and increasingly convergent interests, Modi seeks a robust fraternity with Washington, which enhances Indian power.