Faced with continued Chinese aggression on India’s northern frontier and a likely Taliban resurgence in Afghanistan, improving relations with Pakistan seems prudent.
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And next, he would slyly add, historians would state that the ISI, with the help of America, defeated America.
Now, with more than 300,000 new cases a day and the death toll evidently much higher than reported, India is no one’s idea of a global leader.
In late January, police filed criminal charges against eight journalists. Their crime: reporting the claims of a dead protester’s family that he had been shot and killed by the police.
India is a global pharmaceutical powerhouse, manufacturing some 20% of all generic medicines and accounting for as much as 62% of global vaccine production.
Indian Americans are the second-largest immigrant group in the U.S., and among the fastest-growing — up by nearly 150% over the last decade.
Trump’s announcement that he intends to withdraw the U.S. from the WHO may be a harbinger of a broader unraveling of the multilateral system constructed after WW II.
Indian voters must decide whether they want an inclusive country that embodies hope, or a divided one that promotes fear.
His record in the British Empire more closely resembles that of a war criminal than a defender of democracy and freedom.
Some 4 million people, mainly Muslims, are at risk of disenfranchisement in India.