The convergences between India and the US are important in a changing international environment, where the development of India is vital to the US’ interests. In this perspective, technology, especially of strategic relevance, serves as the foundation for India as a security ally in the region
With Eisenhower, in total, only six presidents have visited India, making Donald Trump the seventh. Although President Trump’s visit is only for two days, observers are seeking to make a comparison with Clinton’s visit, and a “bromance”
There is a great deal of confidence that the upcoming visit by President Trump will bolster Indo-US ties, especially in matters pertaining to the Indo-Pacific strategy. The US and India are no longer “estranged democracies” but “engaged democracies”.
Ahead of signing the trade package, India must consider its ramifications on the upcoming 2020 presidential elections and work towards reinstating US bipartisanship on India