June 4, 2010

Obama Puts Momentum Behind India-U.S. Ties

B Raman, Rediff

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Imparting greater importance to the USA's strategic relations with India without adding to the unease of China and Pakistan has emerged as the keynote of the new US strategy towards India.

The comments of US leaders and officials in the run-up to the high-level strategic dialogue at the ministerial level currently under way in Washington, DC and the pre-announced decision of President Barack Obama to attend the reception being hosted by US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, in honour of the Indian delegation on Wednesday, indicated a realisation by the  policy-makers of the Obama administration of the importance attached to the Indo-US ties, which many believe have been downgraded and the warmth towards India, which was characterised  the...

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