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India needs to be careful not to tip its hand, says Paul Staniland

There will be very strong interest in cooperating with India under any future American administration, he says

We should assess broader statements by Biden and Harris, since they have not released a specific South Asia policy plan, says Staniland
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We should assess broader statements by Biden and Harris, since they have not released a specific South Asia policy plan, says Staniland

Aditi Phadnis New Delhi
Paul Staniland, a political scientist at the University of Chicago and author of the forthcoming book, Armed Politics: Violence, Order, and the State in South Asia talks to Aditi Phadnis about the US policy in South Asia after the November election. Edited excerpts:

If the Joe Biden-Kamala Harris team reaches the White House, do you think Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 2019 endorsement of Donald Trump as the next US president to the Indian diaspora at his rally in Houston will be a problem?

There is still a lot of time and uncertainty before the election, and Trump is making noises about

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First Published: Aug 26 2020 | 6:02 PM IST

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