Biden said earlier this week he will accord high priority to the relationship with India if elected and revoke the H-1B visa suspension. Biden has reached out. What will India do now?
The president of the United States of America, the prime minister of Britain and the president of Russia all seem to have a lot to hide in terms of Anglo-U.S.-Russian relations. The trilateral plot thickens.
India should be prepared for more disturbances from China as it is not going to deescalate as pledged in diplomatic briefings in both sides.
An India that comes out of this confrontation with its head held high will find its international political stock rising and its options on China expanding.
The elements that shaped the US-India relationship in the first decade of this century remain the defining ones even today.
The praxis is of a piece with his built-in aversion to foreigners, markedly citizens of Muslim countries, save Saudi Arabia (despite 9/11), as was evident on his assumption of office.
Indian proximity to the U.S. and QUAD would increase, as would Indian engagement with Chinese adversaries in Southeast Asia.
The U.S. is treating India as its pawn to promote the Indo-Pacific Strategy, contain the rising China and safeguard its global hegemony.
India should seek to institutionalize the immigrant relationship.
The future course of China-U.S. ties will have far reaching consequences for the world.