Robert Blake

  • India most important partner in Asia: US 12-05-2013 07:52 AM

    Washington: There is no more important partner for the United States in Asia than India and the growing convergence interests and outlook has brought about unprecedented cooperation between the two nations on regional and global security, a top US official has said. "President Obama has called our partnership with India...
  • Won't hand over David Headley to India: US on 26/11 30-10-2012 02:47 PM

    India and America are co-operating on terror, but the US won't hand over 26/11 terrorist David Headley to India, US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Robert Blake said on Tuesday. Blake, however, emphasised that the US was aiding India with the investigations. ...
  • US hopeful of 'productive' SAARC summit 08-11-2011 04:57 AM

    Washington: The US on Monday said it was hopful that the SAARC summit in Maldives would be "productive" amid an atmosphere of improved relationship between Pakistan and India. "We are hoping that this will be a very good and productive SAARC meeting, coming as it does right on the heels...
  • India no longer a non-aligned country: US 08-07-2011 10:25 PM

    Washington: Ahead of a crucial Indo-US strategic dialogue, the US on Friday said it no longer considers India a non-aligned country, but New Delhi is not an American ally in traditional sense. "I do not consider India a non-aligned country any more. I think that really changed after 9/11 where...
  • US committed to India n-deal despite Japan tragedy 19-03-2011 11:32 AM

    Washington: The United States has said that it remains very much committed to its civil nuclear deal with India despite the Japanese nuclear disaster though nuclear industry worldwide would need to assess its impact. "No. We remain very much committed to pursuing civil nuclear cooperation with India," US Assistant Secretary...
  • 'India expected to be water stressed by 2020' 09-03-2011 05:37 PM

    Washington: While nearly two-thirds of the world's countries will be water-stressed by 2025, the problem is going to be more acute in Asia, in particular India which is likely to be water stressed by 2020, a top State Department official said on Wednesday. "Experts predict that by 2025 nearly two-thirds...
  • Pak an important ally in the war on terror: US 22-10-2010 11:14 AM

    New Delhi: The United States of America says "Pakistan is the most important country in the war on terror" and its help is very important for success in Afghanistan. "Without Pakistan's help, the coalition cannot succeed in Afghanistan. India should not be worried about misuse by Pakistan of American arms,"...