The Joe Biden administration has released the interim National Security Strategic Guidance for the United States, emphasizing that diplomacy will be the first tool to safeguard national security.
The key highlights include ending 'forever wars' like the Afghanistan conflict, divesting legacy military systems and making cybersecurity improvements. Importantly the document states an aim to "deepen" ties with India calling China and Russia as the United States' main adversaries.
In keeping with that theme US President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are likely to meet virtually during a meeting of the quad bloc comprising the US, India, Japan and Australia. However, no official announcement has been made yet.
Speaking at a NASA meet, Joe Biden has said that Indian-Americans are taking over the United States. He has in fact appointed 55 Indian Americans to key leadership positions in his government.
To decode the document, Parikshit Luthra spoke to Richard Rossow, Senior Adviser at CSIS.
Also watch Stuart Solomon, COO of Recorded Future, speak about China's cybersecurity threat to India.
Moreover, to discuss the key highlights from the India-Sweden Bilateral Summit, Parikshit spoke to Klas Molin, Sweden's Envoy to India.Watch video for more.