Monday, November 21, 2016

Jaishankar Sent On Trump Mission

S. Jaishankar, possibly India's most competent diplomat, says that the new Trump govt will have new and different priorities geopolitically:
The incoming Trump administration in the United States "will have different priorities", there may be a "degree of decoupling" with Europe and fluidity at the great-power level may translate into "uncertainty at the regional level" - which would make it imperative for India "to engage with a multiplicity of actors in a multi-polar world", Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar said.
Mr Jaishankar has been sent to Washington to arrange for a direct meeting between Trump and Modi as soon as possible.

Predictably, some Lefties are already ringing their alarm bells:

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