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High Hopes, Modest Expectations

President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet for the first time today to discuss their strategic partnership and to build upon the already strong foundation between the United States and India.

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Indispensable Partners: Reenergizing U.S.-India Ties

Vikram Singh, Vice President for National Security and International Policy at the Center for American Progress, testifies before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs.

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Video Series: A Brighter Future for India

This video series documents how solar power has the potential to improve livelihoods, health, and the environment while avoiding the need for the costly grid expansion that is a distant reality for many.

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Built-In Savings: A U.S.-India Partnership on Energy-Efficient Buildings

The United States and India should aggressively pursue opportunities to curb energy waste in the building sector in order to reduce their greenhouse gas pollution, enhance their energy security, and grow their economies.

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What to Expect from Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s U.S. Visit

Prime Minister Singh and President Obama will meet for the third official U.S.-India state visit to exchange ideas on deepening the U.S.-India partnership, as well as fulfilling unmet expectations.

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Climate Change, Migration, and Conflict in South Asia

Analyzing South Asia through the prism of climate, migration, and security in Assam and the surrounding region provides useful insights into the underlying trends shaping the entire region and the risks posed by current long-term trajectories.

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Deepening the U.S.-India Partnership

Focusing on energy, infrastructure, and security are three ways the two nations can cooperate for the good of both economies and regional political stability.

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Understanding the Historical Conflicts Behind Today’s Violence in Assam

Arpita Bhattacharyya looks at past conflict involving South Asian immigrant communities in Assam to understand the roots of the current conflict and examine implications for the future, including the role of climate change in the region.

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Turning Words into Action

Rich Verma and Michael Werz review why India is an important ally to the United States and which issues the countries will focus on at their upcoming summit.

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The Changing Climate in India

India brings new hope that developed and developing nations will be able to reach an agreement on emissions reduction, write Andrew Light, Julian L. Wong, and Sabina Dewan.

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