Together, Modi and Obama have an opportunity to lock-in recent gains and set even more ambitious goals.
If China, whose cyber philosophy is fundamentally different from that of the United States, can cut deals with American businesses, why has India been so reluctant to seize the opportunities for a deeper digital partnership?
Having recast key bilateral ties, Modi now has a chance to end Delhi’s defensiveness in approaching the world.
Building a causeway across the Palk Strait could become the most powerful symbol of South Asia’s new regionalism.
There is a growing conviction across the subcontinent that the region must overcome the many tragic consequences of Partition.
Purposeful engagement with religious communities around the world can increase the efficacy of India’s international relations, but only when handled with great care and diplomatic competence.
India and Pakistan cannot afford to stay away from each other for too long. But they cannot stay with each other either.
The consequences of a breakdown in dialogue between India and Pakistan might be unpredictable and could well push bilateral relations, as well as the situation in Kashmir, into uncharted waters.
In refusing to call off the talks between Indian and Pakistani national security advisers, Modi might be signalling the strength to rethink the core assumptions of India’s recent Pakistan policy.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has seized a rare moment of change in the Gulf and launched a new phase in India’s relations with the United Arab Emirates.