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Chat and Chowder - Our Time Has Come: How India is Making Its Place in the World

  • McDermott Will and Emery 28 State Street Boston, MA, 02109 United States (map)

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Over the last 25 years, India's explosive economic growth has vaulted it into the ranks of the world's emerging major powers. India's sheer scale - its huge population and $2 trillion economy - means its actions will have a major global impact. How should the United States - and the rest of the world - make sense of India's rise? What are the implications and opportunities inherent in dealing with the world's largest democracy?


Alyssa Ayres is senior fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). At CFR her work focuses on India’s role in the world and on U.S. relations with South Asia. She directs the U.S. Relations with South Asia Roundtable series, blogs regularly for Asia Unbound, and is a contributor to