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美国和印度的第二次机会

纽约—印度总理莫迪6月份的访美之旅在印度之外基本没有引起什么关注。但亚洲外交官和军事专业人士显然在密切关注。其来有自:世界上人口最多的两个民主国家之间的关系缓和可以决定世界的未来。

值得注意的是,在美国国会演讲中,莫迪至少15次提到了“伙伴”一词。两国政府发布的正式联合申明将印度描述为美国的“主要防务伙伴”,有资格获得军用先进技术。

在一代人的时间里,印美关系从冷眼保持距离演变为战略性靠近——就地缘政治而言,发展不可不谓快。这一转变背后的推动因素值得关注,因为其中许多因素有望让两国更加紧密。

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