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ON THE LINE: "Priorities & Challenges for India’s New Government"i
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May 30, 2014 3:00 AM
During his election campaign, India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised a muscular India with an eye on economic development. Although he did not say much on foreign policy, his first day in office was spent meeting regional leaders. What does this mean in real terms when you are navigating the maze of international diplomacy? And what is Narendra Modi's foreign policy vision for India? Find out next, On the Line.

ON THE LINE: "Priorities & Challenges for India’s New Government"

Published May 29, 2014

During his election campaign, India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised a muscular India with an eye on economic development. Although he did not say much on foreign policy, his first day in office was spent meeting regional leaders. What does this mean in real terms when you are navigating the maze of international diplomacy? And what is Narendra Modi's foreign policy vision for India? Find out next, On the Line.

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