There has been much speculation that India might be reconsidering its no first use strategy, but such talk has found few takers in the government. For India, the only true purpose of nuclear weapons are as deterrents.
Several commentators have been left disappointed by Modi’s – and India’s – handling of international relations in the past two years. The record shows otherwise.
Discussions on Indo-US defence cooperation must be on its merits rather than driven by sentimentalism.
The US president’s unabashed realism leaves behind a mixed legacy.