Washington’s Observation, Delhi’s Anxiety

January 06, 2014

We need to have a reasoned conversation about the Khobragade saga. Since December 12, when Devyani Khobragade, India’s deputy consul general in New York, was arrested over alleged visa fraud for her domestic help, diplomatic relations between India and the US have turned sour. While New...

India and the US: A Tale of Two Foreign Policies

December 24, 2013

The treatment of Khobragade underscores the real problem with US foreign policy. The US and India are engaged in a diplomatic row over the arrest and strip-search of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade. The deputy general consul has been charged with non-payment of the US minimum wage to her...

The Allegory of the Canceled Christmas

December 22, 2013

The diplomatic spat between the US and India has unintended global consequences. Christmas seems unlikely to come for millions of children around the world this year, as an increasingly bitter dispute between Utopia and the Federal Democratic Republic of Lapland grows over the recent arrest and...