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Between Eagle and Dragon: India’s Defence Strategy

Indo-US ties are blossoming - but will they provide sufficient depth against a rising China?

The recent announcement that Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is to be guest of honour at President Barack Obama’s first state dinner in late November 2009 is symbolic of the deepening strategic partnership between the two countries. It will allay Indian anxiety that the pace and tempo of the relationship’s growth would slow down under the Obama administration. President Bush’s brokering of the civilian nuclear agreement was hugely significant (allowing India access to

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