Issue Brief posted September 21, 2016
After Attack on Indian Army, U.S. Response to Crisis Must Focus on Pakistani Support of Terror
On Sunday, four militants attacked an Indian army post in Uri near the Line of Control (LoC) that divides Pakistani and Indian Kashmir, killing 18 Indian soldiers and provoking a crisis between the two nuclear-armed states. The U.S. must pressure Pakistan to take concrete steps to rein in terrorist groups, such as the Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT) and the Jaish-e-Mohammed…
Special Report posted December 31, 2015
2015 Asia Update: The Trends and What They Mean for America
The Asian Studies Center
America's Commitment to the Pacific
Previous editions of this product have illustrated America’s resident power status in Asia and the continuing, critical importance of its commitment to leadership there. They have sought to demonstrate in graphic fashion what is at stake for the U.S. from the economy to security to human liberty.
Lecture posted March 3, 2015
U.S.–India Relations: From Possibilities to Progress
Let me start by thanking the Vivekananda International Foundation and The Heritage Foundation for organizing today’s event. In particular, a special thanks to the Director of Vivekananda, General N. C. Vij, and Lisa Curtis of Heritage.
Distinguished members of the audience, friends, members of the media, it is my great honor to be here with you as the U.S. ambassador to…
Issue Brief on December 8, 2014
Trade and Investment Are Key to Strengthening U.S.–India Relations
In the coming years and decades, the strategic interests of the United States and India are highly likely to become increasingly intertwined. Both sides want democracy to spread and thrive, and both seek to contain terrorism and counterbalance the downside security risks in the rapid rise of China. Stronger economic ties are essential to developing a relationship that is…