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Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations


During his state visit to India in March 2020, President Trump focused on promoting our increasingly important strategic relationship with Delhi. Working with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with whom he shares a populist brand of politics, social media savvy, and a penchant for raucous rallies, Trump rightly emphasized strengthening military ties and a trade and investment partnership that has doubled in recent years.


Burns, Nicholas, and Aditi Kumar. "Is Trump Risking the Bedrock Principle of the U.S.-India Partnership?" Boston Globe, March 20, 2020.