May 22, 2014

Is Narendra Modi India's Shinzo Abe?

Brahma Chellaney, Project Syndicate

The Associated Press

After a prolonged period of political drift and paralysis, India’s new government will be led by a man known for his decisiveness. Just as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s return to power in late 2012, after six years of political instability, reflected Japan’s determination to reinvent itself as a more competitive and confident country, Narendra Modi’s election victory reflects Indians’ desire for a dynamic, assertive leader to help revitalize their country’s economy and security.

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TAGGED: Shinzo Abe, Narendra Modi, Japan, India

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