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US policies toward India and Asia need strategic coherence

President Donald J. Trump is on his first official trip to Asia, with stops in Japan, South Korea, China, and now Vietnam, for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC) summit. In his address to the APEC CEO Summit, he outlined his stamp on Asia statecraft, which includes a vision of upholding a “free and open Indo-Pacific.” However, the United States cannot achieve that goal without strong Asian partnerships—including with India.

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For the sake of the Indo-Pacific

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to New Delhi this week comes at an important moment for both countries and governments. The US-India relationship occupied high priority and visibility during the Obama administration.

Tillerson’s visit will define geopolitics for the US in the Asia Pacific

Prior to his first official visit to India which begins today, US Secretary of State Tillerson chose to make a major policy speech on October 18 at the prestigious Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington DC, entitled “defining our relationship with India for the next century”.

Tillerson’s South Asia rhetoric must translate into action on the ground by both India and US

India and the United States are the world’s largest democracies, separated by different worldviews. That has been the fundamental source of friction in the Indo-US relationship.

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Across two administrations, America accused Pakistan of playing a double game while acting as an ally in the coalition of states fighting international terrorism.

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