Varghese K George is Deputy Resident Editor of The Hindu, in New Delhi. Open Embrace: India-US Ties in the Age of Modi and Trump (2018) is an exploration of how domestic politics are reshaping the strategic priorities of the world’s oldest and the biggest democracies and their relations. He has won the RNG Journalist of Year and Prem Bhatia Award for Excellence in Political Journalism. He covered the 2016 US presidential election, travelled extensively in America, and wrote on US domestic politics, and foreign policy of both India and the US. He has an MA in Modern Indian History and MPhil in International Relations.