From left, then US defence secretary Mark Esper, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar attend a news conference at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on October 26. Photo: Bloomberg
From left, then US defence secretary Mark Esper, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar attend a news conference at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on October 26. Photo: Bloomberg
Mohamed Zeeshan
Opinion

Opinion

Mohamed Zeeshan

US pivot away from Indo-Pacific strategy a worrying sign for India’s future

  • India’s challenge will be to keep Biden committed to the Indo-Pacific, which means it must make itself more relevant to the interests of the US and its allies
  • Delhi should consider a more proactive policy of siding with Washington in the South China Sea and vocally oppose Chinese militarisation in that region

From left, then US defence secretary Mark Esper, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar attend a news conference at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on October 26. Photo: Bloomberg
From left, then US defence secretary Mark Esper, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar attend a news conference at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on October 26. Photo: Bloomberg
READ FULL ARTICLE