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The World Boots up for Obama 2.0

At State Department, expect new face but no big shift

In a world boiling over with political and social crises, Team Obama will have little time to sit back and savour its triumph in the U.S...»

Militaristic engagement

U.S. policy in the continent is too much about terrorism, too little about trade »

Towards maturity

New Delhi’s ties with Washington are not problem-free but have evolved enough to weather transitions well »

Continuity welcomed, but pivot worries

Beijing views Obama’s re-election as ensuring stability in ties but anxiety persists over his plans for Asia »

From cold peace to engagement

Obama must make a bold push for a game-changing nuclear deal with Tehran »

Shadow-boxing with drones and terrorism

Islamabad will continue to have a blow-hot, blow-cold relationship with Washington »



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