Eagle Eye by Chintamani Mahapatra
Testing the Trump-Modi Partnership
Chintamani Mahapatra · 25 Aug, 2017 · 5346
The Doklam standoff between India and China is a serious test case for the maturing India-US strategic partnership, which has endured leadership changes in recent years in New Delhi and Washington.
China has recently emerged as a nui ...
100 Days in Office: The Trump Administration
Chintamani Mahapatra · 15 May, 2017 · 5283
More than a hundred days have passed since Donald Trump entered the Oval Office as the forty-fifth president of the US. US domestic politics and Washington’s engagement with the rest of the world since then have entered an unprecede ...
Forecast 2017: India-US Strategic Partnership
Chintamani Mahapatra · 20 Mar, 2017 · 5246
The nature, intensity and direction of the US' relations with friends, foes, partners and the marginalised countries entered a period of unprecedented uncertainty with Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 US presidential election.
Paradigm Shift or Business As Usual: Trumpâ€™s China Policy
Chintamani Mahapatra · 12 Dec, 2016 · 5202
Candidate Trump’s positions on China during the long election campaign and President-elect Trump’s tweets and phone calls have generated the impression of a coming paradigm shift in Washington’s approach to China under t ...
Critical Challenges to the Indo-US Strategic Partnership
Chintamani Mahapatra · 10 Oct, 2016 · 5150
The strategic partnership between India and the US has slowly and steadily been moving in an upwardly trajectory through periodic turbulences. However, as the world's balance of power has entered a serious phase of transition, New Del ...
India and the US: Inching Towards an Informal Alliance
Chintamani Mahapatra · 12 Sep, 2016 · 5125
US Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent visit to India, along with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, to participate in the second Strategic and Commercial Dialogue with their Indian counterparts, and Indian Defence Minister Parri ...
Need the World Worry over Trump's Foreign Policy?
Chintamani Mahapatra · 08 Aug, 2016 · 5096
Never before did the American foreign policy draw so much limelight during an election year in the US as it has now. Likewise, the global anxiety over the outcome of a presidential election in the US has become more palpable today than ev ...
US: “Losing Respect” Abroad
Chintamani Mahapatra · 13 Jul, 2016 · 5081
The qualified deterioration of the US’ global influence has been debated for long, but the US leadership seems worried that the country is fast losing respect in the world as well. Of course, when some Americans keep repeating that ...
Implications of Modi’s US Visit
Chintamani Mahapatra · 13 Jun, 2016 · 5061
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s fourth visit to the US and second meeting with US President Barack Obama at the White House had not raised heightened expectations, and thus, the outcome of his visit also failed to generate muc ...
Forecast 2016: Difficult Days Ahead for Washington
Chintamani Mahapatra · 15 Jan, 2016 · 4957
The Obama administration faced many thorny challenges in 2015, and none of those are likely to fade away in 2016. While foreign policy challenges encountered by the US are global, the most critical of those come from a region that is very ...