Navigating the Af-Pak arena: India-US relations under the Trump administration

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    The gradual elevation of India-US relations over the past few decades highlights a significant convergence of interests, a similarity in dominant political discourse and a converging geopolitical environment that has aided this elevation. This article explores engagements between India and the US within the Af-Pak arena, reflected in policy discourse and public pronouncements in both countries. It does so through a critical discourse analysis and examination of personal, national interest, and broader structural calculations that have driven Indian and American policy engagement reflected in their policy positions with regards to Afghanistan and Pakistan.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)184-195
    JournalIndia Review
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2023

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