June 29, 2014

Changing Rules of the Game of Thrones

Praveen Swami, The Hindu

The Associated Press

For the first time since it emerged as the world’s pre-eminent power, the United States is walking away from the global battlefields. This makes it vital for regional powers like India to hammer out new rules for the geostrategic order -- and the tools to enforce them.

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TAGGED: Afghanistan, Iraq, India, U.S. Foreign Policy, United States

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