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United States and India: A Vital Partnership in a Changing World
Remarks of William J. Burns, Deputy
Secretary of State at Center for American Progress, Washington, DC on October
Speaking of the growing convergence of America’s
and India’s interests and values, Secretary Burns outlined several areas of
strategic and people-to-people cooperation between the two nations.
Joint Statement on the Third U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue
June 13, 2012
Launched in July, 2009, by
the U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and India’s External Affairs
Minister S.M. Krishna, the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue
together the oldest and most populous democracies annually to guide a
range of collaborative activities, and consultative dialogues. Last
year, the Dialogue was held in New Delhi, and this year it was held
Washington D.C. on June 13, 2012. India’s Minister of External Affairs Shri
S.M. Krishna and U.S.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton reflected on the remarkable expansion and growth of the
bilateral relationship since the inaugural Strategic Dialogue in 2010.
They committed to further broaden and deepen the U.S.-India global
strategic partnership and charted a vision for the future, centered on
promoting shared prosperity, peace, and stability.
United States and India: Fast Facts
U.S. Department of State
Click on the link above to see some latest information on U.S.-India relationships.
India: Unleashing Potential in Innovation and Creativity
Devesh Kapur, University of Pennsylvania
East Asia Forum
April 5, 2012
India has had lackluster innovation performance when
viewed in terms of conventional measures (such as new product introductions and
number of patents). However, sources point out that India seems to be brimming
with boundless creative energy. In this article, Devesh Kapur explores the nature
of creativity and innovation, and asks: What is the nature of this creativity and innovation and
what are its sources? Why is India doing well on some (less conventional)
indicators of creativity but much less well on more conventional measures?
The United States and India: An Indispensable Partnership for
the 21st Century
Wendy Sherman, Under
Secretary for Political Affairs
U.S. Department of State
American Center, New Delhi, India
April 2, 2012
Remarks presented by Ambassador Wendy R. Sherman in New Delhi on April 2,
2012, representing the latest policy statement by the Administration on
U.S.-India partnership for the 21st century.
US-India Defence Cooperation towards an Enduring Relationship
Robert S. Metzger, Rogers Joseph O'Donnell
Defence Review, Vol. 2 27.2
a rising power, India already has assumed important responsibilities for
regional security. Its role and prominence will grow, as will its defence
expenditures. The United States is paying special attention to India. The 2012
US Defence Strategic Guidance explicitly acknowledges the necessity to
‘rebalance’ US security resources towards the Asia-Pacific region, as the
withdrawal of US combat forces from Iraq and Afghanistan proceeds. India is the
only country that the US has specifically identifies as a key strategic
partner. Since 2001, India’s defence spending has risen by more than 60 per
cent to $36 billion in 2011 - 2012. Between the years 2007 and 2011, India
signed $35.6 billion in defence contracts. Some forecasts project $100 billion
in military purchases over the next ten years, of which 50 per cent (or more)
may be sourced from foreign vendors.