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Meet Rashad Hussain, Obama's point man for anti-terror outreach

Meet Rashad Hussain, Obama's point man for anti-terror outreach

The 36-year-old desi speaks impeccable Arabic and quotes freely from the Quran during his speeches. Aziz Haniffa/ reports from Washington, DC. Indian American Rashad Hussain. Photograph: US Mission Geneva photo stream/Flickr Indian American Rashad Hussain, 36, one of United States President Obama’s close aides, was appointed as US special envoy and coordinator for strategic counter-terrorism communications. On the first day of the White House summit on Countering Violent ..., 1 week ago

US won't use India to contain China: White House

'This is a US-India effort and it is not necessarily to counterweight anyone.' Aziz Haniffa/ reports from Washingtonm DC. America's embrace of India, as evidenced during President Barack Obama's trip to India last month and his summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, does not make New Delhi a counterweight against Beijing, the White House has made clear. Phil Reiner, Senior Director for South Asian Affairs at the National Security Council at the White House, who traveled with Obama ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago President, PM congratulate Paes  24Dunia3 weeks ago Obama didn't deliver parting shot to India: White House  Rediff.com4 weeks ago

'A new high between our nations'

US Congressman Joe Crowley, who traveled with Barack Obama to to India, shares his memories of the visit with Aziz Haniffa/ "It was an incredible trip," US Congressman Joe Crowley, erstwhile co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans, tells on his return to the US after accompanying President Barack Obama to India. "Being on Air Force One alone was so memorable," gushes Crowley. Crowley, who is vice chair of the Democratic Caucus in the US House of ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Exclusive! Desi Congressman on traveling with Obama to India  Rediff.com1 month ago

Exclusive! New US envoy speaks to

Richard Rahul Verma, the new US Ambassador to India, speaks exclusively to Aziz Haniffa/Rediff.comRichard Rahul Verma, the first Indian-American to be nominated as ambassador to India by United States President Barack Obama and confirmed unanimously by the Senate, is "humbled by the outpouring of support in the US and India."In an exclusive interview to, Verma said, "I know, while I may be getting the recognition today, it is only because I am standing on the shoulders of so many ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Mr Verma comes to India  Rediff.com2 months ago

India-US ties: What if Modi were to suddenly disappear from the scene?

Was the Modi-Obama summit the panacea for all that troubles the India-US relationship? Experts don’t think so, Aziz Haniffa findsIn the first major conference dissecting the Modi-Obama summit in New Delhi -- that is being touted as the cementing of the India-United States strategic partnership -- leading policy wonks and experts, including some who served in US administrations, have warned that a surfeit of euphoria is misplaced.The conference coincided with the release of a report by the ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

'I believe in Republican Party's principles of free enterprise and smaller gover ...

'I believe in Republican Party's principles of free enterprise and smaller government ... Indian American Raj Shah tells Aziz Haniffa about his plans as the GOP's
 INooz1 week ago

'It's for India to determine if it wants to join coalition to combat ISIL'

It is for the companies and the industry to ascertain where they want to run with the US-India civilian nuclear agreements reached by Washington and New Delhi, says United States Assistant Secretary of State Nisha Biswal. Aziz Haniffa reports for from Washington, DC    Assistant Secretary of State, Nisha Desai Biswal, the Obama administration’s point person for South Asia, strongly dismissed the contention that the US nuclear industry was viewing the US-India civilian ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago

Employment bonanza announced for H-1B spouses

  From May 26 onwards, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services will begin accepting applications for work visas from H-IB spouses, reports Aziz Haniffa/ In what can be termed as a veritable bonanza for H-1B visa holders, the US has announced that it will now provide work permits to spouses of H-1B visa-holders who come to America but are unable to take up jobs despite have professional degrees.  Under existing laws, spouses of H-1B visa-holders, many of whom are ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Protesting Australian students pepper-sprayed

group of protesting students in an Australian university was pepper-sprayed by police Friday after they tried to disrupt a speech by the education minister here.Education Minister Christopher Pyne was addressing educators in the Sydney Masonic ...
 24Dunia2 weeks ago

New Pentagon chief could collide with White House

Ashton Carter, a hard-charging intellectual known for blunt talk, was confirmed as US defense secretary Thursday, and he could soon find himself at odds with a White House that clashed with previous Pentagon chiefs.The Senate -- by a vote of 93 to ...
 24Dunia2 weeks ago Senate confirms Ashton Carter as new secretary of Defense  24Dunia2 weeks ago When the next US defence secretary spoke to  Rediff.com2 months ago
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