Modi's Unexpected Boost to India-U.S. Relations

  title={Modi's Unexpected Boost to India-U.S. Relations},
  author={Harsh V. Pant},
  journal={The Washington Quarterly},
  pages={112 - 93}
  • Harsh V. Pant
  • Published 3 July 2014
  • Political Science
  • The Washington Quarterly
Anew government took office in India in May 2014 under the prime ministership of Narendra Modi. One of the first decisions it took was to invite the member states of the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) for the swearing-in ceremony. The decision was a surprise but widely viewed as a great move, underscoring the resolve of the new government to embed India firmly within the South Asian regional matrix. It also underlined that, even though Modi’s priorities will be largely… 

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