The Promise of India

Reading Time: 9 minutes By Commander Sandeep Dhawan, Veteran…For over a decade India and China have been touted as the next superpowers. The notion of India as a “rising global power” received broader acknowledgment when then-President Barack Obama, on a visit to India in 2010, said that “India is not just a rising power; India has already risen.” Was this just a rhetorical component of a U.S. strategy to counter a rising China? Obama’s statement for sure attested to the existing acknowledgment of India as a capable and responsible power. The world is showing this confidence in us, which means they see promise in India. Read more…