Обама и Индия

НЬЮ-ДЕЛИ – Индия выделялась на фоне остального мира как одна из немногих стран, остающихся равнодушными к президентским выборам в США. Действительно, опрос показал, что ошеломляющие 87% населения Индии не считают выборы в Америки событием, имеющим для них какое-либо значение.

Только что избранный, но ещё не вступивший в должность президента Барак Обама будет вынужден бороться со множеством катастрофических трудностей в разных областях по мере того, как его правительство перенимает бразды правления. Предположительно, Индия в число этих проблем входить не будет. Если правительству Буша и удалось успешно контролировать какие-либо двусторонние взаимоотношения, то это были отношения с Индией.

Подобное впечатление не случайно. Значительное административное усилие включало в себя миллионы долларов, потраченных на поддержку проведения одного из главных достижений внешней политики Буша: Соглашения о мирном сотрудничестве в ядерной области между США и Индией. В поддержку этого соглашения проголосовал как сенатор Обама, так и сенатор Джо Байден, участвовавший в защите этого проекта в качестве председателя Комитета Сената США по международным отношениям.           

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