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U.S.-India Relations

Aparna Pande

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech before the U.S. Congress marks a new chapter in India – U.S. relations.

Just three years ago, diplomatic and economic relations between the U.S. and India were strained at best. But under the leadership of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the two countries are entering an unprecedented era of cooperation.

During a three-day visit to Washington, D.C., Modi met with U.S. President Barack Obama, delivered a speech before the U.S. Congress and announced agreements on energy, defense, and trade.

The following guests discussed U.S. and Indian relations with CCTV America’s Nathan King:
Haiyan Wang, managing partner of the China India Institute
Sadanand Dhume, South Asia columnist for the Wall Street Journal
Aparna Pande, director of the Hudson Institute’s Initiative on the Future of India & South Asia

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