Vishakha Desai: A 'Very Nascent' Relationship Between India and the US

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai.

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai appeared on the public radio program The Takeaway this morning to weigh in on President Obama's current visit to India.

Elaborating on her earlier Huffington Post opinion piece, Desai characterizes Obama's trip as "very important" for both countries and their respective leaders, for a host of security- and business-related reasons. She also notes that it marks a definitive step forward from India's adherence to the Non-Alignment Movement during the Cold War. 


Listen to Vishakha Desai on The Takeaway now (7 min., 43 sec.):


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