News and Analysis 29 October
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
~ Edith Wharton
Economics to override politics during Obama’s visit to India TOI CHIDANAND RAJGHATTA Against the backdrop of a bleak domestic political scenario, President Barack Obama would pursue an agenda aimed at furthering US economic interests (and jobs), sidelining the strategic quotient with India.
An Asian Future TOI There was a certain inevitability to the China-India question coming up during Prime Minister Mahmohan Singh’s visit to Japan, Malaysia and Vietnam in furtherance of New Delhi’s Look East policy.
‘Suu Kyi may be freed after polls’ HT Myanmar’s Foreign Minister Nyan Win has told his regional counterparts that opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi may be released after November 7 elections, a diplomatic source said today.
India’s rise on global stage is in America’s interest: US HTIndia’s rise on global stage is in America’s interest: USAhead of President Barack Obama’s India trip next week, a top US official on Thursday said that India’s rise and its strength and progress on the global stage is deeply in the strategic interest of the United States.
- Myanmar says top general will not run in elections (seattletimes.nwsource.com)
- Myanmar’s Suu Kyi “could be freed next month” (reuters.com)
- Barack Obama’s India trip itinerary (ibnlive.in.com)
- India’s paranoid compulsive obsession with the ISI (teabreak.pk)
- India and America: A damp squib (economist.com)
- Obama Asia trip no slap to Pakistan, China: aides (reuters.com)
- Indonesia’s Tsunami, Volcano Death Toll Tops 300 (businessweek.com)