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India Shouldn’t Trust Trump and Tillerson

In recent remarks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson suggested that “India needs a reliable partner on the world stage…the United States is that partner.” However, India should respond with caution to friendly overtures from a government that views foreign policy primarily in transactional terms. Despite Tillerson’s …

Narendra Modi and Donald Trump: The Proponents of Populism

Donald Trump’s recent election as President of the United States has underscored the pervasive global extent of populist sentiment. The U.S. is only the latest amongst several “liberal democracies” that have come under the control of newly-elected leaders with unabashedly nationalist and protectionist agendas. In many ways, Trump’s defeat of the U.S. Democratic Party is …