India: The Modi Question

World history offers numerous examples of a proposed cure turning out to be worse than the disease — tolerating the Nazis as a bulwark against Communism, for example, or arming the Mujahideen to upset Soviet ambitions in Afghanistan, only to end up with the Taliban and Islamic extremism.

It’s a fair question as to whether something of the same dynamic is currently playing out vis-à-vis India under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as question marks about his populist and nationalist rule are largely being glossed over in order to promote India as a strategic offset to China.

Source: CRUXNow

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