CSIS is now accepting applications and nominations for
The CSIS Accelerator Series Class of 2018
~ A training series for rising policy professionals ~
Program Dates: June through December 2018
Application Deadline: May 15, 2018
Tuition: $4,000 USD*
We invite you to apply or nominate a high potential employee for the 2018 CSIS Accelerator Series, a training program designed to help young professionals refine their strengths in Leadership, Strategic Manage ... Read More ...
30 July 2014; Washington D.C.: Today, on Capitol Hill, the US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC), a bipartisan grassroots organization, hosted a packed legislative briefing demonstrating strong support for U.S. export of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to India. The event was a culmination of a year-long effort to demonstrate to lawmakers a cogent public interest case for supporting LNG export to countries such as India, which is an early signatory of the W.T.O. (World Trade Organization) ... Read More ...
A Congressional Briefing on US Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports to India
About the Event
Date/Time: July 30 (Wednesday), 2014 from 1:30 - 4:00 PM
Location: United States Capitol Visitor Center Room (CVC 217)
The purpose of the briefing is to inform offices of lawmakers and thought leaders about the tremendous potential for US LNG exports, the nature and scope of the LNG import market in India, how LNG can advance energy security, a critical US foreign policy goal in the region, and ... Read More ...
Washington, July 16, 2014: Today, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs) Hearing reviewed ways to jump start US-India bilateral relations. USINPAC activists who are spear-heading the organization’s grassroots campaign to schedule a Joint Session of Congress by Indian Prime Minister Modi are pleased with the discussions at today’s Hearing.
At USINPAC’s request, a House Foreign Affairs Committee (Subcommittee on Asia ... Read More ...
Please call/ email your lawmaker to sign the “Dear Colleague” letter below
Invite Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Address a Joint Session of Congress
88 members in total are signing the letter thus far
Current Signers: Joe Barton, Ami Bera, Jaime Herrera Beutler, Gus Bilirakis, Madeleine Z. Bordallo, Mo Brooks, John Campbell, Tony Cardenas, John Carter, Donna Christensen, Judy Chu, David Cicilline, Curt Clawson, Mike Coffman, Chris Collins ... Read More ...
NEW DELHI: The announcement by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to hike Foreign Direct Investment in the defence sector to 49%, up from 26% now, while keeping management control in domestic hands, was appreciated by Sanjay Puri, Chairman, US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC).
"We welcome the increase in FDI cap in the defense and insurance sectors. Increased FDI in defense means not only more equity investments coming into India, but more importantly the technology transfer that will ac ... Read More ...
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India’s newly elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit the United States in late September 2014.
As you know, India is the world’s largest democracy and recently held the largest democratic election in history. The United States and India have a strategic partnership, and our nations share core values of individual freedom, re ... Read More ...
Chairman of Foreign Relations Committee Cong. Royce weighs in on H. Res. 417
08 Dec 2013; Washington DC. On November 18, 2013, Congressman Joe Pitts and Congressman Frank Wolf introduced H. Res. 417, a Resolution intended to influence India’s upcoming elections by focusing on the 2002 Gujarat riots some 11 years after the fact.
USINPAC (US India Political Action Committee) has successfully led a grassroots lobbying effort in Washington DC to stop the above Resolution from going ... Read More ...
US Vice President Joe Biden sought on Wednesday to ease Indian concern about a possible political settlement with the Afghan Taliban, saying the insurgents would have to give up ties to al-Qaeda and accept the Afghan constitution that guarantees equal treatment to women.
Biden, seeking to shore up Indo-US ties that have cooled in recent months over trade disputes and intellectual property rights also urged India to shun protectionism, calling for bold decisions to strengthen its ... Read More ...