George Perkovich, Video Q&A
President Obama departs on his first presidential visit to India this week with some critics in the United States and India arguing that his administration hasn't devoted sufficient attention to a democratic India that could counter a rising China. In a new video Q&A, George Perkovich
talks about the significance of the trip and relations between New Delhi and Washington.
Perkovich argues that while the bilateral relationship is important, it suffers from unrealistic expectations and largely unavoidable differences in the two countries short-term interests which their elected representatives will reflect.
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