Despite Trump’s usual bluster, Kim Jong-un was the key beneficiary of the Singapore summit. The other beneficiary is likely to be China.
America’s withdrawal from the Iran deal could give Delhi some leverage in oil price negotiations with Tehran, but it’s even more likely to trigger a series of diplomatic headaches for India.
As the Koreas develop their dialogue process, Pyongyang has reportedly signalled its willing to denuclearise in exchange for sweeping concessions.
The Trump administration has dumped its top choice for ambassador to South Korea, but is it really because they disagree on military strategy?
The Prime Minister promises business leaders India’s red tape is being replaced with a ‘red carpet’.
Turkey’s violent foray into a Kurdish-controlled enclave is another chess move in the Syrian end game.
While many in India have welcomed Trump’s tough words, the US has few tools it can effectively deploy to change Pakistan’s behaviour.
India confronted the US at the WTO meet in Buenos Aires earlier this week over agricultural subsidies. But the ensuing deadlock may be a harbinger of things to come.