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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 12:30:42 -0500
Much of the new U.S. administration’s foreign policy is a mystery, but expect broad policy continuity in U.S. relations with India while geopolitical and geoeconomic questions pull the two countries in new directions.
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 12:34:43 -0400
PM Modi’s search for support for India’s NSG bid around the world shows leadership, not desperation.
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:56:43 -0400
The relationship between India and the United States has evolved from one of cool distance to strategic proximity in a generation. This is lightning fast for geopolitics, writes CFR President Richard N. Haass.
Fri, 10 Jun 2016 10:31:39 -0400
Earlier this week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India visited President Obama, marking his second visit to the White House in two years. Like his two immediate predecessors, Obama has made special efforts to expand ties with India.
Tue, 07 Jun 2016 10:20:50 -0400
Ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s fourth visit to the United States and his first address to the U.S. Congress on June 8, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and Foreign Affairs offer resources on relevant topics.
Thu, 26 May 2016 16:30:12 -0400
In testimony before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on May 24, 2016, Alyssa Ayres discussed areas of progress and the importance of managing expectations in U.S.-India relations. Drawing on recommendations made by the 2015 CFR Independent Task Force on U.S.-India Relations, Ayres recommended reframing the bilateral relationship as a joint venture instead of as a not-quite alliance, arguing that such a shift would allow for increased cooperation in areas of convergence without letting differences undermine progress.
Tue, 15 Mar 2016 15:17:50 -0400
In testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, Alyssa Ayres recapped the trajectory of U.S.-India economic ties over the past decade and a half, and proposed ways to take the relationship forward.
Tue, 15 Mar 2016 10:07:29 -0400
The government of India filed suit on March 3 in the World Trade Organization (WTO) seeking to overturn a new U.S. tax on high-skilled migrants that India says discriminates against its citizens and would damage some of its most successful companies. The case marks the first time that a country's immigration laws have been challenged using the rules of a trade agreement, writes CFR’s Edward Alden.
Wed, 24 Feb 2016 12:00:51 -0500
Alyssa Ayres discusses how the United States and India should work together to improve their shared interests.
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:36:03 -0500
The U.S.-India defense relationship has entered a new phase that includes the joint development and manufacturing of defense equipment. Both the United States and India stand to benefit from defense collaboration, but the risks of technology transfer involved in the projects require both sides to be clear about their expectations, write Ashlyn Anderson and Amy J. Nelson.
Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:00:35 -0500
India is growing faster than any other economy in the world. This is not just because oil prices have fallen, writes CFR’s Sebastian Mallaby.
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 01:44:04 -0500
In this report, Varun Sivaram and co-authors argue that three very different segments of the Indian solar industry—utility-scale, distributed, and off-grid solar—will be required to deliver both climate results and domestic co-benefits to India. In addition, the Indian national and state governments, with the support of countries and institutions around the world, can advance the development of three diverse segments of the solar industry—utility-scale, distributed, and off-grid solar— by pursuing four building blocks of a successful solar strategy: (1) Reform the utility sector; (2) Harmonize federal and state policies; (3) Secure substantial and cost-effective financing; and (4) Foster the diffusion of technology and standards from abroad.
Thu, 07 Jan 2016 09:42:08 -0500
Given the complex politics of the India–Pakistan relationship, the United States does not play a role in their bilateral talks, but Washington can certainly take steps to help prevent spoilers from once again disrupting a dialogue process that deserves every chance to succeed.
Wed, 02 Dec 2015 11:08:40 -0500
Daniel Markey examines scenarios that could lead to armed confrontation between China and India, and the implications and consequences were that to occur.
Thu, 19 Nov 2015 10:10:48 -0500
India has taken a major step forward ahead of global climate talks in Paris, but the country’s clean energy strategy still faces domestic and international challenges, write CFR’s Varun Sivaram and Annushka Shivnani.
Wed, 18 Nov 2015 11:57:23 -0500
Although China and India have repeatedly demonstrated a mutual desire to prevent conflict, the potential for their relationship to deteriorate is ever present. A border clash, conflict with Pakistan, maritime skirmish, or crisis over Tibet could raise tensions to the point of armed confrontation. Daniel S. Markey explains how the United States can promote peaceful relations between the world's two largest countries.
Tue, 17 Nov 2015 00:45:20 -0500
Experts discuss U.S.-India relations and a new CFR independent task force report.
Thu, 12 Nov 2015 14:15:08 -0500
Experts discuss U.S.-India relations and a new CFR independent task force report.
Thu, 12 Nov 2015 11:39:33 -0500
“A rising India offers one of the most substantial opportunities to advance American national interests over the next two decades,” asserts a new Independent Task Force report sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), Working With a Rising India: A Joint Venture for the New Century.
Thu, 12 Nov 2015 09:44:28 -0500
India has long been an economy with tremendous promise.
Thu, 12 Nov 2015 09:23:17 -0500
The United States and India should seize the chance to spur trade, security, and other ties and advance democratic values globally, says expert Joseph S. Nye Jr.
Thu, 12 Nov 2015 00:01:17 -0500
India now matters to U.S. interests in virtually every dimension. This CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force Report, directed by Alyssa Ayres, assesses the current situation in India and the U.S.-India relationship, and suggests a new model for partnership with a rising India
Wed, 11 Nov 2015 09:38:50 -0500
Washington and New Delhi should shift to a joint-venture framework — focusing on specific collaborations and creating conceptual space for inevitable disagreements.
Fri, 30 Oct 2015 09:57:59 -0400
China and India increasingly vie for strategic advantage in the Indian Ocean, while also cooperating on some transnational security issues.
Fri, 25 Sep 2015 11:19:51 -0400
Alyssa Ayres weighs in on Indian Prime Minister Modi’s priorities during his second tour in the United States, which includes stops in Silicon Valley to interact with U.S. tech companies and New York for the United Nations General Assembly.
Thu, 13 Aug 2015 16:41:30 -0400
Alyssa Ayres writes that India’s emergence as the world’s cricket superpower is emblematic of the political effects of India’s economic rise.
Fri, 07 Aug 2015 14:06:38 -0400
A surge in Chinese economic and diplomatic involvement in South Asia poses a serious rival for Indian influence in its neighborhood, and could finally unlock the region’s potential, write Ashlyn Anderson and Alyssa Ayres.
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:00:43 -0400
Arun Jaitley discusses the Indian economy.
Wed, 03 Jun 2015 16:23:26 -0400
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar signed a 10-year defense framework agreement on June 3, 2015. The agreement follows up on part of U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's joint statement from January 2015.
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 09:31:15 -0400
As the international troop presence in Afghanistan shrinks, the United States and India have a shared interest in a stable future for Afghanistan. CFR Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia Alyssa Ayres writes that the United States should encourage Indian support for Afghanistan in areas of Indian expertise: democracy, economics, and civilian security.