Washington: Pinning hopes on Narendra Modi to give a new elan to "disillusioned and rudderless" Indo-US ties, two influential American foreign policy experts have said his leadersip offers a chance to recast the bilateral relationship in a "more realist mode".
Counter-terrorism co-operation with India is a very top priority for the US so as to prevent future terrorist attacks such as the 2008 Mumbai carnage, a top American official said, ahead of a crucial bilateral strategic dialogue.
With less than 100 hours left for Barack Obama to leave for his historic trip to India, the White House has said that the US President is looking to elevate the Indo-US relationship to a whole new level.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said
the US is laying the foundation for an "indispensable partnership" with the country and this effort would be
bolstered during President Barack Obama`s November visit.
Refuting media reports that
the Headley episode had hijacked the last week`s Indo-US
Strategic Dialogue, a top American official has said that the
issue "did not even come up" during the discussion between the