Obamaís second wind

These events have perhaps re-opened the minds of leaders around the world to considering the causes of extreme weather and its effects on food security, economic growth and social cohesion. India and the US are better positioned than any other pair of developed and developing nations to get the international conversation going again.

This agenda for India-US relations is very demanding, and it will require early and sustained attention over the next four years and beyond. But it could transform what Obama described as one of the defining partnerships of our era.

The writer is president of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs


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