Indrani Bagchi, Senior Diplomatic Editor with the Times of India, says India’s prime minister “has not been shy of boldly asserting India’s interests,” in a break with the country’s diplomatic tradition.
“Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have an opportunity to provide a renewed vision for the strategic partnership and get to work on some pressing matters of common concern,” writes Anubhav Gupta of the Asia Society Policy Institute.
For ASPI’s Sep. 17 AsiaConnect briefing, Nisha Biswal, Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of South and Central Affairs, spoke about Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit to Washington and the state of U.S.-India relations.
Ahead of the Chinese President’s visit to India beginning Sep. 17, we asked experts for their views on how Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi might enhance economic relations between China and India amid broader geopolitical issues.
In Narendra Modi's India, argues Stanford Professor Thomas Blom Hansen, "structural violence" may replace "open violence" toward Muslims and other minorities. Hansen participates in an Asia Society Northern California panel on Modi's India later today.
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