How to get India back on track
A playbook for how Indian policymakers can return the country to a path of high and sustained economic growth.
The uncertain health of the sultan of Oman has heightened concern about the future of the country. Amid mounting popular frustration, criticism of Qaboos bin Said Al Said has emerged. There are several measures the regime can undertake to avoid further unrest.
The Islamic State’s expansion in Qalamoun is not the real threat to Lebanon’s security—the Nusra Front’s attempt to gain more control along the Lebanese side of the border is.
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.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei continues to procrastinate because he hopes to tactically leverage U.S. President Barack Obama’s eagerness for a deal into even better terms.
Although it is now a century old, the issue of what most of the world calls the Armenian Genocide of 1915 is still a live and divisive issue that mobilizes Armenians across the world, shapes the identity and politics of modern Turkey, and has consumed the attention of U.S. politicians for years.
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.
Corruption acts as a thread tying recent frightening international security crises together.
The World Energy Issues Monitor provides a snapshot of what keeps energy leaders awake across the globe.
Indian legislators have very little in common with the average citizen.
Given how many levers Putin has at his disposal to make mischief inside Ukraine, there should be no illusions that the current approach is sustainable or that post-Maidan Ukraine can survive a lurch back into war.
The EU needs to restore its dwindling democratic legitimacy by offering solutions that feel relevant to people outside the Brussels bubble.
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 succession in Saudi Arabia comes at a time when Saudi foreign policy seems to be collapsing all around the Kingdom.
Modi’s engagement with the United States is driven fundamentally by considerations about India’s national interests, just as Obama’s outreach to Modi was driven by his judgement about India’s importance for American interests in Asia.
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.
For the foreseeable future, Washington must be reconciled to the fact that the success of the bilateral relationship will require asymmetrical American contributions to India.
Closing in on the first 100 days in office, Federica Mogherini embarked on her trip to the United States as the EU’s top diplomat. Her visit was an uneasy one due to one topic: Russia.
U.S.-India relations have not meandered because of a lack of ideas; they’ve ebbed and flowed thanks to over-hyped pledges followed by half-baked implementation.
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