Having suspended talks with Islamabad last August, the Indian government needed a diplomatic device to renew the engagement with Pakistan.
Cricket has always come in handy to the leaders of India and Pakistan to break political ice at difficult moments in bilateral relations, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent outreach follows this trend.
Those who worried that Modi might be provoking China by drawing too close to the United States have reasons to be reassured as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj concludes a very successful visit to Beijing.
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.
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi surprised the world with his passion for foreign policy, Asia has inevitably taken center stage in the conduct of his government’s diplomacy.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has begun to rewrite the script of India-U.S. relations.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is changing the nature of India’s world view, recasting its self-image, and altering the character of its diplomacy.
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.