The highest ranking Indian- American in the Obama Administration, Raj Shah on Wednesday announced to step down as Administrator of USAID in mid-February next year after receiving high-praise from the President.
The new US Ebola "czar" starts work on Wednesday and a military medical team begins training as the Obama administration ramps up its response to the potential spread of the virus in the United States.
The Obama Administration is leaving no stone unturned to woo Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his maiden visit to the US which is expected to take the strategic bilateral relationship to the next level and unleash the potential of economic and trade ties.
The US does not intend to have a permanent military presence in Africa to resolve the continent`s conflicts, but is committed to help its partners confront transnational threats, a top Obama administration official has said.
As America`s dependence on the crucial line of communication passing through Pakistan decreases post 2014, a US General based in Afghanistan has has said this could give the United States an opportunity to reframe relationship with Islamabad.
The US can play an important role in helping India in addressing the challenges faced by it and creating opportunities that would benefit both countries, a top Obama administration official said today.
The Obama administration is flying armed aircraft over Iraq, defense officials said on Friday, adding that the flights were aimed at gathering intelligence and ensuring the safety of U.S. personnel on the ground rather than conducting strikes.
In the face of concerns about possible attacks by militants during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, U.S. military and intelligence officials have been studying contingency plans for evacuating Americans from the games in case of a crisis.
Officials from 32 of the world`s space-faring nations concluded a trio of summits on Friday to tackle expanding participation in the International Space Station and planning for eventual human expeditions to Mars.