The world is not yet free from war, terrorism, civil unrest, border disputes, and other types of strife.  Until that great day arrives, security issues and the related strategic planning within and between nations are considered paramount.  Among the most grave responsibilities of any national leader is to keep his or her people safe.  In an era where the United States and India have many differences, they share an objective to promote a safer world- although from different vantage points.

South Asia will be at the center of global security concerns for the foreseeable future.  In this section you will come to get a finer understanding of the cooperation- and noncooperation- to be found in the world of war and peace between the world’s two largest democracies.

US, India to Hold Joint Military Exercise at Fort Bragg in 2013  Times of India, November 1, 2012

PACOM Chief Encourages Closer US-India Ties  Donna Miles, India America Today, October 15, 2012

US, India Fanning Violence in Balochistan:Qazi  The International News, August 23, 2012

PACOM Works to Advance US-India Strategic Partnership Donna Miles, US Department of Defense, August 14, 2012

Why India is so Half-hearted about the US rebalance toward Asia Thomas E. Ricks, August 14, 2012

Are Pakistan and the US’s Spy Agencies Starting to get Along?  Omar Waraich, Time, August 7, 2012

Sikh Temple Shooter Identified, had Ties to White Supremacist Movement Madison Gray, Time, August 6, 2012

India: No Warning from US Ship in Gulf Shooting  CBS News, July 17, 2012

India Backs Freedom of Navigation in the South China Sea  Manash Pratim Bhuyan, Outlook India, July 12, 2012

Think Again: India’s Rise Sumit Ganguly, Foreign Policy, July 5, 2012

Iran’s Oil and US-India Ties  Ronak Desai, The Diplomat, June 27, 2012

Natural Allies?  Neil Padukone, Pragati, June 19, 2012

US, China Woo India for Asia-Pacific Control  Rajat Pandit & Sachin Parashar, Times of India, June 7, 2012

India, US Agree to Assist Sri Lanka  Deccan Chronicle, June 7, 2012

United States Curbs on Javelin Missile Sale Cloud Indo-US Relationship  Ajai Shukla, Business Standard, June 5, 2012

US will put More Warships in Asia  Reuters, June 2, 2012

Surge of the “Second World”  Parag Khanna, National Interest, May/June 2012

Leon Panetta to Discuss Military Trade on India Trip Economic Times, May 31, 2012

Leon Panetta Coming to India Economic Times, May 23, 2012

Obama Snubs Zardari Over Afghan Supply Routes Times of India, May 22, 2012

India Heads Towards Inking More Arms Deals with US  Times of India, May 19, 2012

US, Pakistan Still Negotiating Reopening of NATO Routes  Zee News, May 19, 2012

U.S. – India: A Soft Power Tie that Binds  Aparna Pande, RealClearWorld, May 17, 2012

Indan Silia Agrees to $560m US Artillery Deal New York Daily News, May 12, 2012

Afghanistan is Key to India’s Iranian Connection  David Karl, Chanakya blog, May 12, 2012

Indians haven’t Learnt to think Strategically in terms of Foreign Policy  Swaminathan S. Anklesaria Aiyar, Economic Times, May 9, 2012

“US can Maintain Positive Relationship with Both India, China”: Senior US Defense Official  Indian Express, May 8, 2012

Video: India-US: Relationship of Equals?  NDTV, May 8, 2012

Abbottabad Documents Reveal High Hopes for an Assassination Plot by Muhammad Ilyas Kashmiri  Bruce Riedel, Daily Beast, May 5, 2012

Indian-American Appointed to Key Pentagon Position  Indian Express, May 2, 2012

U.S., India to Sign $8b Defense Deals Reuters, April 27, 2012

Was the U.S.-India Relationship Oversold?  Daniel Twining, Foreign Policy, April 26, 2012

Multilateralism is a Game the U.S. and India can Play Karl F. Inderfurth & Donald A. Camp, The Hindu, April 24, 2012

It’s More than Lunch for the Leaders of India and Pakistan  New York Times Editorial, April 12, 2012

What Happens if Afghanistan Shuts Down the U.S. Drone Program There?  Micah Zenko, The Atlantic, April 9, 2012

U.S. Wrong on India’s Iran Policy  Bharat Karnad, the Diplomat, March 19, 2012

India Lets U.S. Down on Iran R. Nicholas Burns, the Diplomat, February 20, 2012

U.S. – India Ties: Pivot Problems David J. Karl, The Diplomat, February 9, 2012

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