Standard & Poor's possible downgrade of India's investment status "reflects some of the current problems India is having," U.S. Ambassador to India Nancy Powell said Friday at Asia Society Studios in New York.
Thailand is a rare example of a U.S. relationship in Asia that has languished — but if the countries can build around Thailand’s role at the center of a new, broader “Asia,” there may indeed be room for progress after all.
Asia Society Associate Fellow Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, after covering Prime Minister Singh's visit to Myanmar, says India is now competing with China, Thailand and the U.S. for influence in the reforming nation.
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