UPSC CSE Mains Syllabus: GS-2-   Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s

Past & Future Dimensions Of Indo- US Relationship

Pre- Independence support:

UN and China:

US – China – warmth:

In a turnaround the U.S. supported Communist People’s Republic of China and entered into “strategic partnership” in the 1970s onwards with the reform-minded new leadership of Deng Xiaoping.

Bonhomie with Pakistan:

Its impacts on India:

Today, thus, the new or fresh paradigm should be on how to structure India-U.S. understanding and which is in sync with common India-U.S. perspectives.

For this structuring we must: first realise that India-U.S. relations require give and take on both sides.


Technologies front:


In the long run, India, the U.S., and China should form a trilateral commitment for world peace provided Chinese current international policies undergo a healthy change.

Source:”The Hindu”.


Understanding the past dimensions of the India and United States relationship is essential to shape the future dimensions. Elaborate.