India

How SecDef Austin Can Make the Most of His India Visit

The defense secretary should pave the way for more and deeper defense trade and technology cooperation.

To Deter China, Deepen the US-Indian Partnership

Here are some ideas for the upcoming 2+2 defense and foreign affairs ministerial conference.

India’s and Pakistan’s Lies Thwarted a War—For Now

Lying about facts to de-escalate tension in Kashmir is a playbook they’ve both used before.

America Can't Duck the India-Pakistan Crisis

The most recent friction between the two nuclear powers offers unpleasant lessons yet clear opportunities.

US Influence Over India-Pakistan Crisis in Question

Trump officials are working the phones, but “the U.S. position seems to be ‘You guys figure it out yourselves.’”

How to End the Worst India-Pakistan Crisis in a Generation

Stepping back from the brink now will require political courage in New Delhi and reciprocity in Islamabad.

Lockheed Unveils F-21 Fighter, a Beefy F-16 Concept It’s Pitching to India

It’s the company’s latest attempt to secure a $15 billion deal for 114 new fighter jets.

Who Will Prevent the Next India-Pakistan War?

China’s stakes and vulnerabilities in South Asia have grown. U.S. leaders should make use of this.

What Next for US-India Military Ties?

A new agreement between top U.S. and Indian officials will deepen military cooperation and bolster strategic ties between the two countries.

How to Keep the US-India Defense Relationship Moving Ahead

Both countries can help each other in a rapidly changing Asia — if they can pick their way past several looming obstacles.

US to India: Buy American, Not Russian

Officials hope Delhi’s $15 billion in US arms deals over the past decade are just the beginning.

Pentagon Rebrands PACOM as ‘Indo-Pacific Command’

The change is symbolic, defense officials say, but it emphasizes the U.S.’s commitment to new partnerships.

Take Small Steps to Advance the US-India Relationship

India got more mentions in the new National Security Strategy than Japan or South Korea. Here’s what should come next.

Let's Not Kid Ourselves, India Will Not Win a War Against Pakistan

The reasons are many, including China's help accelerating Pakistan's nuclear technology, missile systems, and cyber and drone warfare capabilities.

Lockheed to Move F-16 Production to South Carolina

The new, smaller line will better suit the dwindling orders for the venerable fighter jet, while freeing up space for F-35 production.

Sell India F-16s — and Build Them Abroad

It’s the right move for the United States, even if it makes the Trump administration uncomfortable.