Modi obama Courtesy: Ministry of External Affairs
30 September 2014

India-U.S. must move past deal-led ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the U.S. is unlikely to reset bilateral relations. The relationship remains determined by bickering over trade and investment deals, such as the impasse at the WTO and the disputes over IPR. To become real strategic partners, both countries must move beyond these transactional exchanges

madison Courtesy: daverugby83
21 September 2014

Indian Americans and the mother country

The sold-out rally at Madison Square Garden shows that PM Narendra Modi’s trip to the U.S. has generated incredible excitement among the Indian-origin diaspora. Will the educated and well-placed Indian American community be able to come together as a power group that influences the U.S. Congress and the White House to adopt pro-India policies?

FA_Sept-Oct Courtesy: Foreign Affairs
18 September 2014

Passage to India

Prime Minister Modi's prompt acceptance of President Obama's invitation to meet him in Washington shows his clear intent to jump-start India-U.S. relations which gives Obama a unique opportunity to reciprocate

IS Courtesy: U.S. Staff Sergeant Aaron Allmon
16 September 2014

Modi, Obama and the Islamic State

Obama’s strategy to target the IS in Syria within the framework of a U.S.-led international coalition has met with a tepid response. There are reports that the U.S may offer India a non-NATO ally status during Modi’s upcoming visit in a bid to seek greater support – a gesture that India will do well to disregard.

India-US-1 trillion Courtesy: Gateway House
15 September 2014

India-U.S. Partnership: $1 Trillion by 2030

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi's landmark visit to the U.S. in September 2014 was followed by U.S. President Barack Obama's historic visit to India this month. Anticipating a renewed partnership between the two countries, Gateway House, presents a research paper titled ‘The India-U.S. Partnership: $1 Trillion by 2030’ that advocates a different path for the India-U.S. bilateral from all others, one that will help deepen economic relationship with the U.S.