Gen Asim Munir runs Pakistan

The recent visit of Pakistan’s Army Chief, General Asim Munir, to Washington and his meetings with top US officials, including Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin, have raised eyebrows in India and elsewhere. The visit, which focused on counter-terrorism cooperation and defence collaboration, was seen as a sign of the […]

Mastercard’s Michael Miebach joins USISPF Board of Directors

NEW YORK: The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) announced the appointment of Chief Executive Officer of Mastercard, Michael Miebach, to its Board of Directors. Miebach’s addition reflects a consistent commitment from the senior-most levels of Mastercard to strengthen the US-India corridor and trade and commercial relations between the two countries. Welcoming Miebach’s confirmation to the […]

India Makes Its Position Clear: It Wants To Be Friends With West, Needs Russia To Defend Borders

  NEW DELHI: In what could be a defining statement vis-à-vis India’s position in the Russia-Ukraine conflict, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman rightly stated that while the country wants to be friends with the West, it needs Russia’s assistance to defend its borders. India has steadfastly resisted the West’s attempt to limit its bilateral relations with […]