Lisa Curtis is a senior research fellow at the Heritage Foundation.
The real test for Modi comes in the form of five key state elections scheduled for February and March.
Pakistan and the Taliban are battling for influence after the end of U.S. and NATO combat operations.
"The appointment of Mullah Mansour to head the Taliban is an opportunity for Pakistan to solidify its control over the organization and finally help bring about a genuine reconciliation process in Afghanistan."
The Modi government needs to demonstrate that it is committed to a pro-reform and pro-business agenda. Its play at the WTO was a step back.
A BJP government may have trouble managing tensions with its nettlesome neighbor.
Husain Haqqani's new book offers a vital critique of U.S.-Pakistani relations.
Without a serious crackdown on terrorists, the United States will drone on.
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