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10 August 2016,

U.S. Elections: is India a priority?

Gateway House recently published a breakdown of the U.S. party platforms and their foreign policy positions. Ambassador Neelam Deo takes the analysis forward by breaking down what the platforms mean for India, the India-U.S. bilateral and the South Asian region.

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In the second episode of this podcast mini-series on the U.S. presidential elections, Ambassador Neelam Deo, Director at Gateway House, discusses the Indian perspective of the upcoming election. Listen in to learn more about the race to the White House and its implications for India.


(1:10) Why India is not top priority
(4:25) The likelihood of reverting to a joint India-Pakistan desk at the U.S. Department of State
(8:20) U.S.’s strategy behind closer ties with India
(11:25) Future trajectory of the India-U.S. bilateral
(11:50) Regional implications of the U.S-Pakistan equation

In the next episode, Ambassador Deo will discuss the implications of this election on Europe, NATO and Russia, listen to it now! (

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Produced by Arjun Chawla, Researcher, Gateway House and Virpratap Vikram Singh, Website Content Manager, Gateway House