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Sharon Wilke

April 27, 2011

Ambassador Meera Shankar: India-US Relations in an Asian-Pacific Century

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By Yuki Kondo-Shah

In a public address for the Belfer Center and the Future of Diplomacy Project entitled “India-US relations in a Pacific Century,” Meera Shankar, the Indian Ambassador to the United States explained that the current Indian foreign policy priority is “peace, progress, and prosperity.” As the Asia Pacific region becomes the new locus of power, Ambassador Shankar stated that India has become more aware of its “Asian Pacific identity.”

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