The world, the United States
in particular, is lucky to have Manmohan Singh as Indian Prime
Minister who has taken personal risk to avoid confrontation
along the western border despite provocations, a former
Obama aide has said.
In the run-up to US President Barack Obama`s visit here in November, India Wednesday pressed the US for easing trade in dual-use technologies and conveyed its unease over the shifting power games in Afghanistan.
A nuclear-armed Iran could transform the landscape of the Middle East and precipitate nuclear arms race in the region, and the US is working with its UNSC allies to slap additional sanctions, a top Obama admin official said.
Iran must satisfy the demands of the international community over its nuclear programme or face fresh sanctions and increasing isolation, US National Security Adviser (NSA) James Jones said on Saturday.
The US` success in Afghanistan is directly linked to Pakistan`s willingness to co-operate and act against al Qaeda, Taliban and other extremist organisation, as AfPak region remains the epicentre of violent extremism, a top Obama administration official has said.