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.
The Pakistani military and government remain circumspect about the planned deployment of a thousand troops to Saudi Arabia.
India’s ability to maintain friendly ties with the region’s rivals is admirable, but implicitly acknowledges the transactional nature of those relationships.
Benjamin Netanyahu's six-day trip to India will feature soaring rhetoric, but it mustn't obscure the limitations of India-Israel relations.
While many in India have welcomed Trump’s tough words, the US has few tools it can effectively deploy to change Pakistan’s behaviour.
The shipment is largely symbolic, but signals India’s determination to build an alternate corridor to landlocked Afghanistan.
The US secretary of state is likely to have a difficult conversation with Pakistan and will need to smooth over difference with India.