With Greater Economic Strength, India Believes Its ‘Time Has Come’

Indian traders and vendors negotiate prices at a wholesale vegetable market in Hyderabad. The Indian economy grew at 7.1 percent for the 2016-2017 financial year.

“I don’t think India wants to be a formal U.S. ally,” says Alyssa Ayres, author of Our Time Has Come: How India Is Making Its Place in the World. “It sees alliance relationships as too constraining.”

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