September 2, 2014
India's Foolish Crush on Japan
Pankaj Mishra, Bloomberg
The Associated Press
Narendra Modi, India’s new prime minister, visited Japan twice during his long decade of ostracism by the West. He is one of only three people that Shinzo Abe follows on Twitter. Commentators have hailed Modi as "India’s Abe" because he seems as determined as the Japanese prime minister to boost national self-esteem through economic growth.
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