May 19, 2014

Time for a U.S. Reset with India

Michael Kugelman, Los Angeles Times

The Associated Press

Bilateral ties were abysmal for much of the Cold War era, when India signed a treaty of friendship with Moscow. India's liberalization reforms in the early 1990s ushered in a period of smoother ties, but several decades' worth of mistrust and hostility have lingered.

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