The writer is senior fellow for India, Pakistan and South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations. She served as US deputy assistant secretary of state, 2010-13.
To meaningfully support a “free and open Indo-Pacific,” the Trump administration will have to be creative in building broad Asian partnerships, especially with its India policy
To meaningfully support a “free and open Indo-Pacific,” the Trump administration will have to be creative in building broad Asian partnerships, especially with its India policy. We need all the allies we can muster.
It cannot be news that President Trump shoots from the hip on Twitter, and his tweets can and sometimes do contradict declared US policy. Just look at his tweets on North Korea.
Once a byword for protectionism, India now stands ready to defend the benefits of global trade to a Washington grown wary of it. Take this all in.
PM Modi’s search for support for India’s NSG bid around the world shows leadership, not desperation.
Washington and New Delhi should shift to a joint-venture framework — focusing on specific collaborations and creating conceptual space for inevitable disagreements.
As PM returns to American shores, his US agenda creates a simultaneous domestic economic reform agenda.
Clean energy may be the new big idea in the US-India relationship.
If land boundary agreement can clear remaining hurdles, India’s leaders will have shown they can come together on matters of national security.
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