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America First and the Pandemic: Trump’s grand strategy of blaming China
Jun 17, 2020

America First and the Pandemic: Trump’s grand strategy of blaming China

Any predictions about a coming struggle for global influence and regional supremacy have to be measured against enduring realities of global economic

America's evolving foreign policy debate
Jul 31, 2015

America's evolving foreign policy debate

The US needs to have a more practical approach combating the Islamic State, and it needs to collaborate with partner countries to end Islamic radicalism, according to a scholar from the Center for American Progress.

America's Summer of Discontent
Aug 30, 2005

America's Summer of Discontent

One grieving mother camping outside the ranch where President Bush is on vacation has made her countrymen sit up and introspect about the war the US is waging in Iraq. Cindy Sheehan, mother of army specialist Casey Sheehan who died in the Sadr City section of Baghdad on April 4, 2004, and other family members who too have lost their loved ones, have become the new face of opposition to the war in Iraq.

American 'Pivot to Asia': Great strategy, but badly implemented
Feb 05, 2013

American 'Pivot to Asia': Great strategy, but badly implemented

Describing the US's 'Pivot to Asia' as "rhetoric without reassurance", Chatham House scholar on US foreign policy says it is a great strategy, but it has been badly implemented.

American retrenchment and the Chinese advantage
Feb 06, 2019

American retrenchment and the Chinese advantage

While America firmly takes steps to retreat into its own sphere of influence, it leaves the world with a sizable vacuum to fill. China is one of the c

America’s deadliest year, in numbers
Dec 29, 2020

America’s deadliest year, in numbers

This year, more than any other in recent memory, we experienced a public health emergency in the shape of charts and data which told the stories of th

America’s déjà vu moment
May 01, 2024

America’s déjà vu moment

As the Biden administration grapples with the intricate interplay of domestic pressures and international obligations, particularly in the midst of an election year, there is a palpable sense of urgency to confront a myriad of challenges.

America’s dueling narratives are its greatest political risk
Dec 22, 2020

America’s dueling narratives are its greatest political risk

The new reality of calling into question the victory of candidates one doesn’t agree with — in which both dueling Republican and Democratic narrat

America’s effort to address competitive gaps with China
Feb 16, 2022

America’s effort to address competitive gaps with China

US lawmakers have sought to make several commendable moves but their plan still comes up short

America’s sectoral sanctions are against the Syrians
Feb 15, 2021

America’s sectoral sanctions are against the Syrians

Since America passed the Caesar Act which threatens sanctions on any third country that invests in Syria, countries have placed their plans to rebuild

#BattlegroundUS2020: Do the Indian-American votes matter?
Dec 01, 2020

#BattlegroundUS2020: Do the Indian-American votes matter?

The Indian-American community, the second largest immigrant group in the US, is often considered to be a key constituency — especially in the swing

'Ugly American' is back: Shun all the failed ideas
Mar 17, 2018

'Ugly American' is back: Shun all the failed ideas

Prudence lies in following the Chinese strategy of subordinating muscular diplomacy to economic growth. It remains in India’s interest to adhere to the open economy model.

50 shades of America’s China experts
May 14, 2020

50 shades of America’s China experts

Not much has been heard, especially from the large number of China “believers,” who helped perpetuate the notion China was liberalising, that it w

A balance of forces: The very meaning of ‘victory’ and ‘defeat’ in a war has changed. Ask the Americans
Feb 01, 2020

A balance of forces: The very meaning of ‘victory’ and ‘defeat’ in a war has changed. Ask the Americans

Even short of nuclear war, it is open to debate if India, the preponderant South Asian military power, has the capacity to beat Pakistan at this juncture.

A divided America and the world
Nov 23, 2020

A divided America and the world

America’s founding fathers didn’t anticipate a situation where a president refuses to accept the election results — the US Constitution has no d

A journey into the new American century
Jan 13, 2006

A journey into the new American century

When two top American diplomats speak out in quick succession about the international system, the world will take note. The op-ed by U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice in the Washington Post titled "The Promise of Democratic Peace," and the policy speech four days later by Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns at the European Institute titled "A Renewed Partnership for Global Engagement" fall into this category.

A new nuclear non-proliferation initiative? The American Hypocrisy and Pakistan
Mar 17, 2004

A new nuclear non-proliferation initiative? The American Hypocrisy and Pakistan

In February 2004, President George Bush outlined his new nuclear non-proliferation approach, in his ¿seven points¿ speech at the National Defense University. It include the setting up of proliferation security initiative which will control and monitor not only shipments and nuclear transfer of material/technology but also will be empowered to take direct action against the violators of the law.

A signal to China from America and two of its oldest major allies
Sep 20, 2021

A signal to China from America and two of its oldest major allies

US commitment to Asia-Pacific security is evident in the ‘Aukus pact’ that will see it share nuclear technology with Australia

A singular challenge to American hegemony
Jun 06, 2024

A singular challenge to American hegemony

The contest between US and China-Russia alliance is heating up as the battlelines are being redrawn. However, the latter realises that in the renewed

A stress test for American democracy
Jan 21, 2021

A stress test for American democracy

The legacy of Trumpism must be undone if US democracy has to successfully graduate from its stress test.

All eyes on Trump's America
Nov 22, 2016

All eyes on Trump's America

Trump’s attitude towards foreign commitments of America will have major impact on Japan, South Korea and everyone waits in anticipation for more clarity

Anti-incumbency, political outsiders, and millennial presidents in Latin America
Sep 01, 2023

Anti-incumbency, political outsiders, and millennial presidents in Latin America

Latin America is increasingly proving that the old notions of ‘left’ and ‘right’ are no longer the principal themes in electoral democracy.

Arab protests: the American dilemma
Feb 11, 2011

Arab protests: the American dilemma

The current wave of protests sweeping across the Arab world has the Obama administration worried, particularly about Egypt. Interestingly, each protest in the region has targeted rulers who have been allied to the US for long. The US thus finds itself in a delicate situation.

Are Americans Becoming More Peaceful?
Jul 01, 2011

Are Americans Becoming More Peaceful?

Dr. Paul Joseph, Fulbright-Nehru distinguished chair, Tufts University, US, argues that there are two types of opposition to war inside the US, which proves that Americans are becoming more peaceful.

As American influence wanes, China courts Latin America with unrelenting soft power
Dec 06, 2017

As American influence wanes, China courts Latin America with unrelenting soft power

Gone are the days, when Latin America used to be an insignificant region for China, over fears of antagonising the US. Today, Latin America has outpac

Azerbaijan: A key piece in the shifting puzzle of America’s strategic alliances
Jul 11, 2019

Azerbaijan: A key piece in the shifting puzzle of America’s strategic alliances

Trump’s recent letters are unmistakable signs of his administration’s growing embrace of Azerbaijan as a centerpiece of its strategy — from Euro

Biden and the Indo-Pacific – Will regional powers shape America’s approach?
Jan 10, 2021

Biden and the Indo-Pacific – Will regional powers shape America’s approach?

As Biden’s commitment to the Indo-Pacific remains under question, Trump’s legacy of bolstering regional powers could force US policy continuity

Biden on Indo-Pacific: Continuing the ‘America First’ approach
Jan 29, 2021

Biden on Indo-Pacific: Continuing the ‘America First’ approach

Trump’s effort to shape the region’s economic future was coupled with a trade approach, which will fit squarely with the Biden administration’s

Biden’s agenda is within America, not distant Asia
Feb 08, 2021

Biden’s agenda is within America, not distant Asia

Biden understands that this is the time when he must focus on domestic issues, to preserve the values he holds, and the vision of the country he leads

Biden’s choices and America’s moment of reckoning
Aug 28, 2021

Biden’s choices and America’s moment of reckoning

The US has chosen to install a terror group as the legitimate government of Afghanistan and as a departing gift, offered them an estimated $212 million worth of military aircraft, vehicles and ammunition.

Building upon the American connection
Oct 28, 2020

Building upon the American connection

What are the implications of India signing all four of the so-called foundational agreements relating to defence cooperation with the United States?

Capturing the American mindspace
Oct 14, 2014

Capturing the American mindspace

The new generation challenge for our diplomats and policy makers today is to capture the American mindspace. This is a task that requires subtlety, but its crucial asset is the human capital connect that we have established with the US.

Children in Latin America and the Carribean during the pandemic—setbacks and outcomes
Sep 14, 2021

Children in Latin America and the Carribean during the pandemic—setbacks and outcomes

COVID-19 has undone much of the progress made by the LAC countries in its education sector