Vol. 7 No. 2 (2019): A Journal of Strategic Studies, Winter 2019
Book Reviews

Varghese k. George, Open Embrace: India-US ties in the Age of Modi and Trump

Ms. Amna Saqib
Research Officer at the Center for International Strategic Studies (CISS)
CISS Insight - A Journal of Strategic Studies - Winter 2019
Published January 10, 2020
How to Cite
Ms. Amna Saqib. (2020). Varghese k. George, Open Embrace: India-US ties in the Age of Modi and Trump. CISS Insight Journal, 7(2), 129 - 132. Retrieved from https://journal.ciss.org.pk/index.php/ciss-insight/article/view/17


The focus of the book “Open Embrace: India-US ties in the age of Modi and Trump” by Varghese k. George is on the convergence of foreign policy goals of Prime Minister of India Modi and President Trump. Furthermore, it gives an overview of the shifts taking place in America’s relations with some major world powers under the Trump presidency, and what all these changes mean for India. The author, Varghese k. George is the associate editor and US correspondent for The Hindu. Prior to joining The Hindu, he was bureau chief at Hindustan Times, New Delhi. He has written extensively on the foreign policies of India and the US, particularly on the rise of Modi in India and Trump in America. His reports have won several awards in India and abroad, including the Ramnath Goenka Journalist of the Year, the Prem Bhatia Memorial Award for Excellence in Political Reporting, the Transparency International Award for fighting corruption and the International Press Institute Award for Excellence in Journalism.