About the Episode
India’s choice to remain neutral on the Ukraine war aligns with their historic foreign policy choices and current security interests, Tanvi Mandan and Srinath Raghavan argue. They join Deep Dish host Brian Hanson to explain the long-term relationship between Delhi and Moscow, why the United States shouldn’t pressure India to choose sides, and where China fits in India’s calculations.
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Sushant Singh, deputy editor of the Indian Express newspaper, and the University of Chicago’s Paul Staniland discuss New Delhi’s perceptions about the “Indo-Pacific” strategy.
Arik Burakovsky, Dina Smeltz, and Brendan Helm analyze a survey of American experts on Russia about opinions on the country's relations with China and India.
While Trump has hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "true friend" and extolled the world’s largest democracy, are Americans equally as enthusiastic about the US-India relationship?
"An honest evaluation of the Quad militarily will highlight the fact that India is hampering its overall effectiveness," writes US Navy Federal Executive Fellow Chet Lee in the Diplomat.