Stating that the United States has a strong interest in helping India in preventing terror attacks, US Assistant Secretary of State for South & Central Asia Robert Blake said the country wants to see improved relations between India and Pakistan.
Pakistan is unlikely to collapse anytime soon, but the imbalance of power between its civilian and military branches needs to be addressed if it is to become an effective modern state. Washington must stop coddling Pakistan’s military and instead work patiently to support the country’s civilian authorities.
As soon as something happens in any country, a clamour begins in all the other capitals. Governments are importuned to do or say something. Does saying and doing nothing alter the dynamic of a movement, slow it down or derail it? Are the demands articulated feasible for a government to accept and implement?
In almost every global forum, India has engaged with smaller nations to affect outcomes at the expense of the more broad-based universalist approach it traditionally espoused toward multilateralism. Will these manoeuvres yield stature in the absence of meaningful commitments to the resolution of problems?
Valerie Jarett, the Senior Advisor to the US President and Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, met with women’s organizations and Gateway House to discuss India's efforts to empower and improve the lives of women
What can India expect from President Obama’s visit? Ambassador Neelam Deo tackles the laundry list of issues that confront Indo-US relations.
Gateway House's Youth Dialogue panelists discussed terrorism, climate change, education and several other issues that affect Indo-US bilateral relations on the eve of President Obama's visit to India
Gateway House moderates a discussion between two educators – one from India and one from the US – on the purpose of education today.
Asia is without a doubt the world's most dynamic, fastest growing, enterprising continent. This report explores Asia's economic, cultural and diplomatic framework and determines what place the United States should hold in this set-up